Customer Care Associate

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Concord, NH, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Concord, NH (New Hampshire)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #60274

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

The Role

 

As a Customer Care Associate, you will be responsible for providing telephone customer service as a primary point of contact for Lincoln Financial producers, policyholders, and authorized third parties, while meeting quality and productivity expectations.  You will handle or refer inquires in a professional and efficient, ensuring accuracy and effective follow-through.

 

Responsibilities

 

Customer Engagement

 

  • Resolve inbound calls daily from stakeholders (e.g. agents, policyholders and third parties, etc.) in a professional and knowledgeable manner.
  • Strive for first call resolution on every call; promote Lincoln as a service differentiator while meeting and exceeding quality expectations as defined by team quality guidelines and metrics.
  • Organize and prioritize work effectively and efficiently by exhibiting high degrees of flexibility and multitasking to complete requests while engaging and building rapport with the customer on the phone.

 

Communication and Teamwork

 

  • Consults with Senior Customer Care Professional and/or Associate Manager to resolve complex customer inquiries and escalations.
  • Possess an inherent sense of resolve and compassion for the customer.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to display active listening and empathy.
  • Ability to communicate in writing in a clear and professional manner with internal colleagues and customers.

 

Compliance Duties and Quality Standards

 

  • Demonstrate dependability, flexibility and sound judgment by adhering to schedules and meeting all productivity, quality and performance standards as well as taking ownership for your actions.
  • Comply with all company site policies and procedures.
  • Understand written and verbal policies, procedures, and regulations on a broad range of insurance, compliance and regulatory topics to ensure adherence to state, federal, company and departmental guidelines.

 

Education

 

  • High School diploma/GED or minimum Associate's Degree in lieu of required experience. 
  • Demonstrate the desire and ability to learn and be a perpetual student of the business and industry including obtaining certifications/designations.

 

Experience

 

  • 0-1+ years of experience in customer service environment that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position.
  • Proficiency in: Customer Service, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations.
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions.
  • Drives performance targets to completion. 

 

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

#N2 


Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester

Job Segment: Law, Compliance, Legal