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Customer Care Specialist Springfield

Job Location: Springfield, OH

Description

The Customer Care Specialist is responsible for providing direct contact with clients and customers to service and retain the account. This can include encouraging the use of other products and services. The client and customer contact is principally done through inbound and outbound calls. Mail, express delivery, fax and other electronic methods (e-mail) may also be used. The Customer Care Specialist is responsible for representing Assurant and the company values to clients and customers.

Provide direct contact with clients and customers to service and retain the account.

-Relay accurate and detailed information through inbound and outbound calls from customers that pertain to Hazard Insurance, Mortgage Banking and Property Loss.

-Balance multiple tasks including call handling, loan level review and call documentation within required metrics.

-May provide information and promote the use of additional products and services as needed.

Gather and track information and troubleshoot client/customer inquiries and problems.

-Research/resolve loan level inquires as it relates to inbound/outbound call activity.
-Follow standard policies and procedures for resolving problems and responding to the customer in a timely manner.
-Recognize consistent problem areas and report to higher level for action.

Build and maintain effective internal working relationships and support teamwork in meeting company goals.

-Understand how the Customer Care Specialist role fits into the larger organizational context and ensure the smooth handoff of work (incoming and outgoing).
-Communicate status updates and appropriately escalate issues and opportunities to meet the needs of clients and customers.
-Participate in special projects, assume new responsibilities, and adjust priorities as requested.
Note: Overtime and/or Saturday hours may be required.
Assurant Specialty Property is a leading provider of insurance services in partnership with financial institutions, mortgage lenders, manufactured home sellers, auto finance companies, property managers and their customers. Services include insurance tracking and management, lender-placed homeowners insurance, and property and personal coverage such as renters, farm and flood insurance. With more than 5,000 employees in 11 locations, Assurant Specialty Property serves clients and customers in all 50 states.
Assurant Specialty Property is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and select worldwide markets.
Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $29 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills including ability to create and edit spreadsheets and emails
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Minimum of one year customer service and/or related work experience or education
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Knowledge
  • Experience in insurance, banking, finance, mortgage lending or related experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer service and listening skills
  • Ability to adapt well to change
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in team environment and as an individual contributor
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast paced/high stress environment
  • Demonstrated experience in taking initiative to improve work operations and/or enhance client satisfaction

We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs/
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Requisition Number: 34691

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About Customer Service and Call Center

Do you have a heart for helping people? Does it make you feel good to provide customers with exceptional service? If this sounds like you, then you may be the candidate we're looking for! Assurant believes in a proactive approach to customer service and outreach. And with a job in Customer Service, you’ll join our team of 15,000 employees in the U.S. and abroad who share a common commitment to protecting our customers from unforeseen risks. But that’s not all. We also offer a work experience that challenges, recognizes and rewards motivated employees because we know when you grow, the business grows and our customers benefit. Learn more about our competitive compensation packages and the exciting job opportunities we have available in Customer Service.
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