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Benefits Coordinator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Alera Group
Physical Address

Deerfield, IL 60015
Job Description


GCG, an Alera Group Company is seeking to build a TALENT PIPELINE for future needs for a Benefits Coordinator to join theirEmployee Benefits team.

Are you looking to be part of a company where you have exciting opportunities to learn, grow and make a positive impact?

Join a team where each employee is empowered to listen generously, speak straight, collaborate, and build each other up through mutual accountability and shared success?

If that’s what you’re looking for, this is your chance to be part of an amazing organization!

GCG Financial was founded in 1975 and measures our success by the strength of our relationships. As an Alera Group company, collaboration is the foundation of how we do business. Our close-knit, family culture is why employees join GCG and stay for decades. We laugh, we have fun, we support our community and we are the driving force behind the company’s 45+ years of success. Now, all we need is you! For more information, please visit

As a Benefits Coordinator, you will excel in providing best-in-class service to existing clients while working collaboratively with Account Managers and Benefit Consultants.


As a trusted, smart, and passionate GCG team member, you would be asked to do the following:

+ Assist in the renewal/marketing process, such as:

+ Gathering information from vendor and client.

+ Preparing RFPs and following through with involved parties.

+ Preparing proposals for client presentations.

+ Successfully onboard new clients and/or new lines of coverage, owning processes end-to-end.

+ Resolve day-to-day service issues, including eligibility, billing and claim issues.

+ Enter and maintain client information into Agency Management System.

+ Report and monitor activities and other key processes, and ensure stakeholders are informed and aligned.

+ Submit enrollments to carriers, and troubleshoot any enrollment issues at submission.

+ Coordinate open enrollment activities, including Open Enrollment presentation.


+ Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience.

+ Life and Health Insurance State License required within six months of employment.

+ Professional Certification preferred (GBA, PHR, CLU, CEBS, CBP)

+ Minimum 2 years insurance carrier, benefits administration, and/or insurance brokerage experience, preferred.

+ Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

+ Experience with Zywave products such as BrokerageBuilder, preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We’re an equal opportunity employer . All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield

ID 2020-1607

Category Client Service

Type Regular Full-Time

Firm Name GCG

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