Gallagher Account Manager in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

We are Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. , one of the world's largest insurance brokers, providing a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.

Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and high-reaching talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for us remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential.

Position Summary

The Account Manager is responsible for the day-to-day account management of client accounts.

What's your day to day?

  • You will build, expand, and solidify relationships with existing clients at all levels within the company

  • you'll lead appropriate resources to address the client's risk/capital management needs

  • secures existing business and drives the sale of additional services and coverage levels

  • Cultivates relationships with most senior buyer in the client organization as well as with day-to-day client representatives and buyers

  • Prepare and negotiate fee-based pricing of services, ensuring account profitability in a value-based approach for the scope of service and costs associated with the client service agreement

  • Has retention goals

What we're looking for

  • We hire critical thinkers who can jump in and quickly diagnose critical issues

  • We value communication. Experience in creating communications will get you off to a running start and ensure that your clients are always up to date

  • We would love to see an individual who gets energy from serving customers

  • We'd love someone who feels proud when they effectively respond in highly sensitive situations

  • We look for someone who holds a deep understanding of the importance of professional business correspondence via e-mail/writing

  • We believe in sharing knowledge and look for people who enjoy a collaborative environment

  • We believe in "The Gallagher Way" and desire a teammate who appreciates our core values

What is required

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience?

  • You love being able to get out of the office - travel required up to 25%

  • You are at least 18 years of age

  • You have submitted an application or resume

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization.

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Client Service/Account Management

Organization: GBS - South Central Region

Title: Account Manager

Location: Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Requisition ID: 42763