Careers

Career Opportunities

 

We’re growing and always looking for dynamic, new talent. Would you like to be our next Avery rock star? Interested in learning more about becoming part of the Avery team? If so, we want to hear from you. Email our Director of Human Resources and Special Programs Tammy Spear at TammyS@averyinsurance.net.

Avery Insurance is a fourth generation, family-owned boutique agency that provides asset protection for successful individuals, families, and businesses through a high-touch, consultative approach. Our seasoned team of talented professionals possess the knowledge, experience, dedication, and passion to consistently ANALYZE, ADVISE, and ADVOCATE for our valued clients. That’s who we are, that’s what we do, and that’s what sets us apart in the marketplace.

Our offices are conveniently located in downtown historic Portsmouth, NH, scenic Wolfeboro, NH, and bustling New Orleans, LA.

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

Personal Lines Account Manager (Wolfeboro or Portsmouth Offices

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
  • Strong team contributor with the ability to effectively communicate, embrace change, and support team members
  • Easily adapt to a fast-paced, demanding environment, demonstrating poise and professionalism in all interactions
  • 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

Commercial Risk Specialist (Portsmouth or Wolfeboro Office

Exciting opportunity for a licensed professional to join our team who will be responsible for writing new business opportunities and facilitating remarketing efforts in coordination with Risk Advisors. Partial telework schedule considered for this position.

Qualifications:

  • Possess at least 3 years of commercial lines account management experience
  • 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 along with superior computer skills
  • Strong team contributor with the ability to effectively communicate, embrace change, and support team members
  • Easily adapt to a fast-paced, demanding environment, demonstrating poise and professionalism in all interactions
  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving and decision-making abilities maintaining confidence 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, claims administration, report production and follow-up. full scope event planning and execution, as well as managing various projects. 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’
  • Tech savvy, able to conduct Internet-based research and navigate other technology-based platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of 2 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:  Hourly, Non-exempt

We offer a generous total rewards package with exceptional professional development and career-focused opportunities.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to:

Tammy R. Spear, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Director of Human Resources & 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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