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We are pleased to have been recognized as one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work in each of the last 4 years

We are pleased to have been recognized as one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work in each of the last 4 years

Careers at The Richards Group

At The Richards Group, we approach our work with a sense of responsibility and a tremendous sense of pride. We're not just serving customers' needs; we're helping our neighbors and strengthening our communities. We've been a part of this area for over 135 years, protecting the things local people and businesses value most. We are a tight knit team and every position here is an integral part of our agency. We stress professionalism and productivity, because the efforts of all our employees have a direct impact on our mission - to be the premier provider of insurance and financial services in New England.

Recognized in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 as one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont, The Richards Group is an independent, full-service insurance and financial services agency who has been serving the communities of the tri-state region since 1867. We are always looking for highly motivated individuals who have excellent customer service and relationship building skills. The Richards Group offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in a job at The Richards Group, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@therichardsgrp.com.


Current Open Positions


Account Manager Assistant

personal Lines

THE RICHARDS GROUP
Bennington, VT

The Richards Group is currently seeking an Account Manager Assistant to join our Personal Lines team in Bennington, Vermont.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists Personal Lines Account Managers with their responsibilities

  • Requests and processes endorsements for Personal Lines Account Managers in an organized and timely manner

  • Processes estimators for Personal Lines Account Managers

  • Calls companies and completes necessary follow-ups on endorsements

  • Collaborates with other staff members to accomplish production goals

  • Follows all system, procedure and insurance company regulations

  • Greets walk-in customers & visitors, takes payments and directs phone calls

 KEY REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be a team player and work collaboratively with manager, staff and clients

  • Effective time management and organization skills

  • Computer & Math skills that are highly accurate and efficient

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@therichardsgrp.com


Accounting Manager

Accounting & FINANCE

THE RICHARDS GROUP
BRATTLEBORO, VT

The Richards Group is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to support our Controller. This position will join our Finance and Accounting Department and be based in our Brattleboro, VT branch location.

KEY REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS   

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in the relation area as an individual contributor

  • Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes

  • Highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data

  • Highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets

  • Must be a perfectionist by nature with no tolerance for financial errors

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have excellent work habits and time management skills

  • Must work well under pressure and be deadline driven

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WHO ALSO HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Payroll Administration and processing

  • Accounts Payables/Receivables

  • Project Management

  • Experience using AMS 360 or similar software programs

Please send cover letter and resume to:  jobs@therichardsgrp.com


Account Manager Assistant

Commercial LINES

THE RICHARDS GROUP
Bennington, vt Hanover, NH

The Richards Group is currently seeking two Account Manager Assistants to join our Commercial Lines team. One hire will be based in Bennington, Vermont and the other will be based in Hanover, NH. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have excellent customer service and relationship building skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist Commercial Lines customer service with the responsibility of providing prompt, accurate and courteous service to insureds, producers and insurance companies.

KEY REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience working in a professional office environment.

  • Pleasant, courteous and professional - has the ability to work well with a variety of people.

  • Team player - works collaboratively with manger, colleagues and clients to accomplish production goals.

  • Computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office.

  • Detail oriented and highly organized.

Please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@therichardsgrp.com


Sales Producer

COMMERCIAL LINES

THE RICHARDS GROUP
RUTLAND & MIDDLEBURY, VT

The Richards Group is currently seeking a Sales Producer to join our Commercial Lines team in the Rutland & Middlebury region.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for managing a book of business, identifying client’s potential needs and seeking opportunities to sell/co-sell with colleagues in the Personal Lines, Employee Benefits and Retirement Plan business units.

KEY REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS     

  • 3 years of business to business sales experience is required

  • An active Property and Casualty License is preferred

  • Knowledge of AMS 360 is preferred

  • 1-3 years insurance sales experience is preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree is required

  • Willingness and ability to travel by car throughout the region

Please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@therichardsgrp.com


Account Manager

COMMERCIAL Lines

THE RICHARDS GROUP
RUTLAND, VT     

 

The Richards Group is currently seeking an experienced Account Manager to join our Commercial Lines team in Rutland, VT. The Account Manager works independently and or collaboratively to manage overall client service and administration throughout the issuance and renewal cycle. This position is a client facing role utilizing professional skills in Commercial Property and Casualty insurance to maintain and enhance client relationships while also insuring client profitability.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Receive, document and process all insured’s requests for service and submit information to insurance companies
• Ensure policy accuracy and timely completion of endorsement and audit requests
• Oversee the client billing process
• Manage certificate requests
• Identify coverage recommendations for clients
• Request and compile updated exposures and coverage information in a timely fashion
• Complete information Research & Analysis relative to account underwriting and service
• Establish and maintain positive relationships with clients, carriers & TRG team members

KEY REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Commercial Lines Account Management Experience

• An active Property & Casualty License

• Ability to provide a high level of customer service

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Must be a team player and work collaboratively with manager, colleagues and clients

• Effective time management and organization skills

• High School diploma or equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience using AMS 360 or similar software program

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check

Please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@therichardsgrp.com