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Join one of the largest auto and home insurance agencies in the U.S.!

Answer Financial is a member of the Allstate family of companies and a leading insurance comparison provider. We give consumers a single place to easily compare prices and buy insurance, both online and over the phone with an agent. Our success stems from an innovative, driven team of professionals, and our culture rewards their hard work. 

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, apply with us today!


Product Line Manager

Department: Carrier Relations & Development
Location: Chicago, IL

The Product Line Manager serves as the single point of influence for the assigned product line for achieving quality, profit and growth targets for a line(s) of business. You will have numerous opportunities to influence other departments both in and out of Carrier Relations as well as leaders throughout the organization on the line strategy. Your focus will be on developing transformative product features positioned to capture target customer segments.† This is an excellent opportunity to join Answer Financial and participate in our growth and success.†

Note: This position is located in our Knoxville, Tennessee, Sales Center, and will require relocation.

Answer Financial, an Allstate company, is one of the largest independent personal lines agency operations in the nation, providing auto and home insurance products directly to consumers through a broad network of marketing partners.†We are†driven by innovation and technology, and focused on delivering great value to thousands of customers every day.† We pioneered real-time online insurance quotes comparison, and continue to aggressively innovate and expand into new technologies and exciting product offerings to better serve our customers.†

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participate on teams, gather relevant facts and organize work effort in support of strategies to ensure the integration and execution of product, pricing and risk management for countrywide usage
  • Independently manage / perform unique work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes or channels and navigate obstacles to deliver the work product
  • Apply advanced level of business knowledge to execute strategies which may include new distribution channel initiatives, standard methodologies and new products and services
  • Effectively perform analysis (e.g. competitor, product, market, risk management, financial) to understand the business opportunity
  • Support innovations in all aspects of the product development life cycle
  • Uses experience, innovation and judgment to decide a course of action, sometimes based on partial information
  • Utilize a breadth of knowledge to identify and frame issues and implications on operational parameters to get new products/projects implemented
  • Develop business recommendations, present and communicate finding to various level of senior leaders

Qualifications:

  • Advanced product, price, underwriting and insurance regulation knowledge, with working knowledge of personal lines rate plans and product offerings
  • Utilizes experience and discernment to make decisions
  • Demonstrate and foster a sense of urgency, strong dedication and accountability for achieving results
  • Knowledge about business in general, knowledge of industry and company economics;
  • Ability to understand business tactics to support changing business strategies and direction;
  • Collaborates to implement decisions and / or initiatives in an integrated manner
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Consistently achieves superior results
  • Ability to effectively network and communicate with different types and levels of staff, both written and verbal

Experience/Education:

  • †Prior P&C Insurance industry experience desired
  • †Bachelorís degree or equivalent experience
  • †3-5 years of experience in high volume P&C Agency / Carrier in comparable role a plus
  • †Prior external relationship management experience a plus†

Answer Financial offers you a competitive salary, day one health benefits, company matched 401(k), generous paid time off, community volunteer activities, and much more!

Answer Financial is an equal opportunity employer.

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