Careers

Careers

“United cares about their employees and is a great place to work; they understand work/life balance”

– N.R., United Insurance employee since 2000

 

Employment Opportunities

Why Work at United Insurance?

For over 150 years, United Insurance has been devoted to providing the best service to our communities by building long-lasting relationships, creating meaningful impact, and by having our client’s best interest at heart. We strive to provide that same service and commitment to our employees.

Community-building has been at the core of our business, and that starts with our staff. United Insurance understands the importance of not only developing, but nourishing relationships with our employees, local communities, business partners, and families. Supporting these relationships is fundamental to our day-to-day operations and to the success of our team.

A company-wide dedication to educate ourselves beyond industry standards is accomplished by providing our staff with continuing education and professional designation opportunities. Our goal is to foster an internal community of life-long learners who feel confident in their role and can, in turn, provide the best service for our clients.

United Insurance’s reputation and commitment are made possible by our devoted staff. United Insurance is constantly looking for professional and driven individuals who align with our values and culture. If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d love to hear from you.

 

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Employee Benefits

United Insurance provides a comprehensive and competitive package offering health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits. The health and well-being of our employees and their families is a top priority which is why we strive to provide coverage that fits the needs of our team.

 

 

We are committed to helping our employees find real work/life balance solutions. Our corporate wellness program encourages fitness, outdoor activities, and getting involved in community events.

 

We support our employees’ financial well-being and planning for their future. We offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous company match and access to financial planning and educational programs.

 

 

We invest in our employees and encourage lifelong learning. We believe we can best serve our clients when our team has accurate and up-to-date information in risk management and insurance products. We offer continuing education reimbursement for employees furthering their education and attaining certification in their specialties.

 

United Insurance was founded with a goal of helping our neighbors. That goal remains today and can be seen in our commitment to community and to always doing the right thing. It’s why we encourage our employees to partner with our clients and neighbors to give back to the local communities where we live and work.

 

A spirit of collaboration fuels our company every day. Individuals, teams, and departments work together to create solutions for our clients and communities. We are open-minded and respectful of our differences while collectively living United Insurance’s values. We thrive in a supportive environment that offers approachable leadership, professional development, and work-life balance.

 

Employment Opportunities

Insurance P&C Account Executive – Auburn

Are you looking for a change? United Insurance is hiring an experienced Account Executive to join their agency located in Auburn, Maine. As an Account Executive, you should possess superior sales skills, have a strong desire to succeed, be self-motivated, be able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy working with people and manage detailed work, possess computer skills while maintaining a positive “can-do” attitude.

The Account Executive is primarily responsible for soliciting new business and retaining established accounts and works closely with the Account Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for business based on your local networks and community connections.
  • Develop account and cross sell all available insurance products.
  • Generate and pursue new client opportunities.
  • Follow-up with clients after initial meetings and conversations.
  • Retain clients by maintaining solid client relationships.
  • Maximize growth and retention through superior customer service.
  • Work with Account Managers to prepare proposal and present to clients.
  • Work with Account Managers to complete pre-underwriting, information gathering, and coverage analysis as needed.
  • Maintain a professional connection among clients, the agency, and carriers.
  • Provide professional risk management advise to clients and prospects.
  • Participate in continuing education programs in both insurance and sales.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who has excellent networking capabilities, will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and sales experience is recommended but not required, consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Insurance Personal/Commercial Lines Account Manager - Fort Fairfield

United Insurance is seeking a dynamic individual to join our agency located in Fort Fairfield. To succeed in the Account Manager position, applicant should be motivated, able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess computer skills, enjoy working with people and have the ability to manage detailed work, while maintaining a positive attitude.

The Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts. This includes:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list including review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.
  • Work with the Accounting Department regarding insured billing, as well as commission errors.

We are looking for an individual who will fit with our culture, come to work with a positive attitude and understand the importance of quality customer service.

Advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate.

Requirements: An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. To be considered, please forward your resume and cover letter.

Benefits: We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Profit sharing
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fort Fairfield, ME 04742: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Insurance P&C License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Insurance Commercial Lines Account Manager - Auburn

United Insurance is hiring a Commercial Lines Account Manager to join their agency located in Auburn, Maine. To succeed in the Commercial Lines Account Manager position, you should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with people.

While working as a team member in the Commercial Lines Division, the Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts.

We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations, and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list which includes review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Auburn, ME 04210: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Benefits Account Executive

The Benefits Account Executive is responsible for developing new business opportunities, closing sales to achieve established annual sales goals, and strategically managing and retaining an assigned book of business. The Account Executive works closely and in partnership with internal resources to identify and cultivate leads, as well as with client management and service teams to effectively and strategically service and retain clients. Effective communication, listening, collaboration and strategic selling skills are critical to success.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, prospect, and close new business via referrals, networking sources, and organic prospect meetings to meet monthly and annual revenue goals
  • Work closely and effectively with internal teams to strategically nurture and cultivate prospects
  • Work closely with account manager(s) to identify markets for solicitation of new business
  • Build rapport and business relationships quickly and effectively via face-to-face and phone, social media, blogs, and other thought leadership opportunities
  • Educate prospects on business trends, compliance, products evolution, and company value proposition
  • Manage sales pipeline and sales activities via internal databases
  • Attend association events and meetings based on targeted verticals
  • Establish vendor relationships and develop referral sources
  • Foster and manage overall relationship with clients to ensure high client satisfaction and annual retention goals
  • Work closely and effectively with account management and service teams to ensure client needs are met
  • Communicate multi-year strategy to clients
  • Create and oversee client wellness program strategies
  • Work closely and collaboratively with Client Service and Sales leaders to improve processes or services as needed
  • Review client team’s RFPs to ensure proper strategy is being executed
  • Oversee overall service delivery and work closely with internal service teams regarding clients’ pre-renewal strategy, renewal, open enrollment and post renewal follow-up
  • Conduct client meetings (in conjunction with service team members where appropriate) regarding pre-renewal strategy, renewal, open enrollment and post renewal follow-up
  • Negotiate client contracts with carriers
  • Remains fully knowledgeable on compliance issues governed by legislation and regulations impacting employer sponsored health and welfare plans such as HIPAA, ERISA, Tax Code SEC 125, PPACA and state sponsored health insurance exchanges

Requirements:

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to influence and effectively interact with C-suite clients and prospective clients
  • Must possess the ability to work with clients at a senior strategic level
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment and meet or exceed annual sales and retention goals
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) software program, preferred
  • Ability to articulate the company’s value proposition and capabilities
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to meet deadlines and work well with others.

Experience:

  • Experience in broker agency or benefit administration firm, required
  • 4+ years’ of sales and/or employee benefits experience, preferred; 2+ required
  • Experience selling to C-Suite, strongly preferred
  • Current life and health insurance license, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • Must be up to date and knowledgeable on Health Care Reform and health and ancillary insurance products
  • Must have a practical knowledge of quoting process and tools
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and familiar with database applications

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portland, ME 04101: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Employee Benefits Account Manager

United Insurance is hiring an Employee Benefits Account Manager to join their agency located in Yarmouth, Maine. The Account Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of their assigned book of business. While working as a team member in the Employee Benefits Division, the Account Manager works closely and collaboratively with all other team members to ensure service deliverables meet and exceed client expectations and will serve as the clients’ main point of contact for any benefit-related service needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages and maintains assigned book of business in conjunction with internal team members
  • Works closely with Benefits Consultants to assist with the renewal process
  • Researches and resolves day to day client issues
  • Conducts enrollment meetings as needed
  • Assists clients with 5500 forms and other compliance filings, as applicable
  • Assists in growing the book of business through cross-sale opportunities when available
  • Builds relationships with clients through proactive communications
  • Effectively and efficiently manages complex accounts and high-level service deliverables

Requirements:

  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Must be very detail-oriented
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Experience:

  • 1+ years’ experience in account management or in a consultative role, required
  • Prior experience in broker agency or benefit administration firm, preferred
  • Current Life and Health license, preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of health and ancillary products, preferred
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, required
  • Familiarity and practical knowledge of quoting process and tools, preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Insurance Commercial Lines Account Manager – Presque Isle

United Insurance is hiring a Commercial Lines Account Manager to join their agency located in Presque Isle, Maine. To succeed in the Commercial Lines Account Manager position, you should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with people.

While working as a team member in the Commercial Lines Division, the Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts.

We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations, and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list which includes review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Presque Isle, ME 04769: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Insurance Commercial Lines Account Manager - Maine

United Insurance is hiring a Commercial Lines Account Manager to join one of their agencies located in Maine. To succeed in the Commercial Lines Account Manager position, you should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with people.

While working as a team member in the Commercial Lines Division, the Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts.

We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations, and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list which includes review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portland, ME 04101: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Insurance Personal Lines Account Manager - Maine

United Insurance is hiring a Personal Lines Account Manager to join one of their agencies located in Maine. To succeed in the Personal Lines Account Manager position, you should be self-motivated, be able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess computer skills, enjoy working with people and manage detailed work, while maintaining a positive attitude.

While working as a team member in the Personal Lines Division, the Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts.

We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations, and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list which includes review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Insurance Commercial Lines Account Manager - Caribou

United Insurance is hiring a Commercial Lines Account Manager to join their agency located in Caribou, Maine. To succeed in the Commercial Lines Account Manager position, you should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with people.

While working as a team member in the Commercial Lines Division, the Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service to retain established accounts and to help acquire new accounts.

We provide a positive work environment, a comprehensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, group health insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 plan, 401(k) with match and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a professional connection among clients, the agency and company underwriter.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Review and process mail using personnel and procedures in place for support.
  • Respond to daily telephone calls and requests for ID cards, Binders, Broker of Record request, Cancellations, and Reinstatements, for example.
  • Request policy amendments.
  • New business and policy renewal marketing. Includes preparation of applications, rating, forwarding to designated companies, soliciting quotations, and then communicating information to the Client.
  • Preparation of new business or renewal proposals and summaries as needed.
  • Check monthly renewal list which includes review of renewal policies, making any changes on coverages as appropriate. Also includes follow up to the Insurance Carrier for any policies not received by renewal date.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for a person who will fit with our culture, comes to work with a positive attitude and understands the importance of quality customer service.

An active Maine Property & Casualty license and preferably 2 years’ experience is recommended, although consideration will be given to an unlicensed candidate. If unlicensed, it will be necessary to obtain a P&C license within 90 days of employment. When applying please include your resume and cover letter.

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Caribou, ME 04736: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Insurance Producer License (Preferred)
  • Life Insurance License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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United Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for all jobs openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, gender, age, national origin, color, religion, disability, military status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.