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Employee Benefits Account Management Specialist

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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 an Employee Benefits Account Management Specialist to join our growing 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 is 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 an Employee Benefits Account Management Specialist you will assist in managing and servicing client relationships in collaboration with the Select Accounts team. The individual in this position will report to the Director of Select Accounts while partnering with the Vice President of Benefits Consulting and the GCG team.


+ Research, recommend and implement plan designs and strategies that meet client’s needs and long-term goals.

+ Present annual renewals and open enrollment presentations to Small Group clients primarily telephonically.

+ Assist in the new business and retention sales process through preparation of RFP’s, proposals and presentations.

+ Partner with the appropriate internal and external parties to coordinate review of SPD’s, contracts, and legal documents to ensure compliance.

+ Manage house accounts as assigned.

+ Use and notate the Agency Management System accurately.

+ Advocate for each unique client.


+ Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

+ At least one year experience as a Benefits Coordinator or equivalent required.

+ Life and Health Insurance State License required.

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

+ Insurance carrier and/or insurance brokerage experience preferred.

+ Working knowledge of Health and Welfare plans, Ancillary Coverage including Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Dental, Vision, etc.

+ Broad understanding of the various regulations surrounding health and welfare plans.

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.

If you’re a California resident, please read the California Consumer Privacy Act ( prior to applying.

Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield

ID 2020-1680

Category Client Service

Type Regular Full-Time

Firm Name GCG

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