Employment Opportunities

R. K. Tongue Co. is a nationally capable, regionally focused insurance broker, independent agency and administrator evidencing more than a 100 year history of stability. The R.K. Tongue Company promotes teamwork and caring within a results-oriented culture that emphasizes specialized, efficient, “concierge”-style service to our clientele. Our positions occupy two broad categories: Administrative/Clerical and Insurance Production (sales/advisory).

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If you feel you have something special to offer, please contact our Director of Administration/ email a cover letter and your resume to info@rktongue.com


Current Opportunities:

Property & Casualty / Life & Health Account Executive – Washington, DC/ Virginia

Job Description

R.K. Tongue Co. is seeking an ambitious Account Executive to join our DC/VA Professional Markets team. In this position, the successful Account Executive will be responsible for managing the insurance portfolios of existing clients as well as marketing and selling employee benefits, life / health and property / casualty insurance products to individuals and small businesses, predominantly in the healthcare professions. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented producer to build a substantial book of business. The position provides unlimited earning potential and advancement opportunities to a career-minded individual.

  • Identify prospects from existing and prospective clients
  • Maintain a consistently strong and active new business pipeline
  • Develop new relationships
  • Aggressively identify and pursue cross-selling opportunities amongst existing clients
  • Obtain referral leads from existing clients

Job Requirements

  • Current Property / Casualty and Life/ Health Licenses preferred – Company paid licensing considered for the right candidate
  • 2-years licensed insurance agent/broker experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must be a self-starter, motivated, and driven to succeed
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel
  • DC or VA residents preferred
  • Applicants who have access to a home office preferred

R.K. Tongue Co. Account Executives enjoy the following benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus commissions
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Sales contests, incentives, and bonuses
  • Company sponsored group health, dental & vision insurance
  • Company sponsored retirement plan
  • Company sponsored group disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Mentoring with established and successful producer(s)

Property & Casualty / Life & Health Account Executive – Baltimore

A successful Account Executive will be responsible for managing the insurance portfolios of existing clients as well as marketing and selling life / health and property / casualty insurance products to individuals and small businesses, predominantly in the healthcare professions. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented producer to build a substantial book of business. The position provides unlimited earning potential and advancement opportunities to a career-minded individual.

  • Identifying prospects from existing and prospective clients
  • Maintaining a consistently strong and active new business pipeline
  • Developing new relationships
  • Aggressively identifying and pursuing cross-selling opportunities amongst existing clients
  • Obtaining referral leads from existing clients

Job Requirements

  • Current MD Property / Casualty and Life/ Health Licenses preferred – Company paid licensing considered for the right candidate
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must be a self-starter, motivated, and driven to succeed
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel

R.K. Tongue Co. Account Executives enjoy the following benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus commissions
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Sales contests, incentives, and bonuses
  • Company sponsored group health, dental & vision insurance
  • Company sponsored retirement plan
  • Company sponsored group disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Discounted Fitness Center membership
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Mentoring with established and successful producer(s)

Customer Service Representative – Baltimore

R.K. Tongue Co. Inc. is seeking an ambitious and experienced, Customer Service Representative to join our Professional Markets team.

Responsibilities:

  • Quality servicing of clients
  • Assist clients with policy questions and issues
  • Obtain missing/additional information from clients for renewal insurance applications
  • Process new business policies, endorsements, renewals, and cancellations using various insurance company web portals and internal agency management system
  • Assist clients with billing and payment issues
  • Handle, process, and follow-up on claims
  • Create certificates of insurance
  • Educate and recommend available protection to complement new and existing policies
  • Develop strong customer relationships

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to listen, understand, and explain insurance information to policyholders and others
  • Good interpersonal skills for responding to inquiries with an excellent telephone manner
  • Good organization and decision making skills
  • Valid MD Property/Casualty and Life/Health Insurance license, but will train the right person. Must obtain licenses within 3 months of employment
  • Excellent computer and math skills

As a Customer Service Representative, you will receive:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company sponsored Group Health, Dental, Vision, STD & Term Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Discounted Fitness Center membership
  • Company sponsored Retirement Plan with match
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Professional growth opportunities