Careers

Career Opportunities

We’re growing and looking for our next Avery rock stars! Interested in learning more about becoming part of the Avery team? If so, we want to hear from you.

We’re a fourth generation, family owned insurance agency who’s been providing best in class coverage, pricing and service to our valued business and personal lines insurance customers since 1899. We pride ourselves on the trusted partnerships we’ve developed with our client. Service excellence is foundational to our vision of being the premier insurance agency for those who seek total safety and confidence in the protection of their business and personal assets.

Our offices are conveniently located in downtown historic Portsmouth, NH and scenic Wolfeboro, NH.

We’re currently recruiting to fill the following full-time (40 hrs./wk.) positions:

 

Personal Lines Account Manager (Portsmouth or Wolfeboro Office)

Exciting opportunity for an experienced personal lines insurance professional to develop customized insurance solutions and manage portfolios for our valued clients. The Account Manager will possess extensive knowledge of available markets and underwriting guidelines for placement of client’s risks. He/She manages the full life cycle of writing personal insurance with a focus on building, cultivating and retaining client relationships.

Qualifications:

  • Possess at least 2 years of personal lines experience as an Account Manager or similar position
  • Hold a P&C Producer’s license in the State of NH; CIC designation a plus
  • Preferably have prior experience with AMS360 or other similar agency management system and superior computer skills
  • Easily adapt to a fast-paced, changing environment, demonstrating poise and professionalism in collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving and decision-making abilities maintaining confidences at all  times
  • Commitment to Avery’s mission, vision and values

Job Type: Salaried, exempt.


Executive Administrative Assistant (Portsmouth Office)

We’re seeking a dynamic, proactive, tech savvy, self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude to provide executive and administrative support to our leadership and commercial lines teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for calendar management activities, successful coordination of business meetings, full scope event planning and execution, as well as managing various projects with little or no supervision. Our position is based in Portsmouth, NH.

The key qualities we’re looking for in a candidate include:

  • Great anticipatory skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement.
  • Skilled in executing projects with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to ‘air traffic control’~ Manage multiple tasks and people with precision while keeping ‘all the balls in the air’.
  • Skilled at navigating various social media platforms to assist with marketing, communications, and brand recognition initiatives.
  • Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of 3 years administrative support experience with progressively responsible duties/tasks
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Must be able to work independently, demonstrate a commitment to superior customer service and excel in a deadline-driven environment that involves multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of extremely sensitive, privileged and private data
  • Team player who is able to work with diverse groups and willing to assist wherever and whenever needed
  • Ability to approach situations and challenges with a sense of humor
  • Commitment to Avery’s mission, vision and values

Job Type: This is a full-time, hourly paid, non-exempt position.
Compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience.

Avery Insurance offers a generous total rewards package with exceptional professional development and career track opportunities.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, indicating salary requirements, and resume to:
Tammy R. Spear, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
 Director of Human Resources and Special Programs
Avery Insurance
7 Islington Street, Unit 102
Portsmouth, NH 03801
e-mail: TammyS@AveryInsurance.net

Avery Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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