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Insurance Product Development Specialist

Boston, MACommercialPermanent (Full-Time)Insurance Product

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Simply Business is more than our name. It's how we approach insurance: Make it clear. Make it simple. Make it affordable. By combining exceptional talent, technology, data, and knowledge, Simply Business is the go-to online insurance brokerage that protects small businesses and the entrepreneurs who work hard to build them. 

We want team members who have the drive to challenge boundaries. If you’re smart and passionate about delivering brilliant customer experiences, we’d love to hear from you.

We are adding an Insurance Product Development Specialist to our team in Boston. The Insurance Product team is focused on connecting the dots between the insurance needs of small businesses and products from insurers in the market.

The team owns what we sell and is responsible for selecting, designing, developing, implementing, and managing the range of insurance products we offer. The team works with people across the business, some key partnerships include Data and Analytics, Underwriting, Partnerships & Distribution, and our Customer Solutions Center.

As an Insurance Product Development Specialist you will:

  • Report into the Insurance Product Development Manager - you will have operational involvement in delivering product changes and coordinating communication within the business
  • Assist with the analysis of existing products, you will be seeking opportunities to enhance our product offering, making recommendations underpinned by data and customer driven insights
  • Be dedicated to delivering the maximum impact with the minimum effort, releasing value early wherever possible, creating a sense of urgency and momentum
  • Assist with structured market research and competitor analysis
  • Ensuring stakeholders are kept up to date and that we deliver in an efficient manner, breaking down changes into smaller value chunks and iterate through delivery

What we are looking for:

  • Experience within the insurance industry is required. You have a good understanding of underwriting principles and risk selection
  • Aptitude and mindset to learn new skills, such as coding methods using our DSL (Domain specific language), basic Ruby and Markdown, and are excited to learn 
  • Seamlessly blends product management with product development
  • Demonstrates ownership, responsiveness – a bias to action, and commitment
  • Cares deeply about customers
  • Champions and loves learning, both through and with others
  • Loves collaboration, compromises in the right way, and has experience in leading varied groups to swift decisions
  • Has good organizational skills with an eye for detail (ability to see small details in large data)Is able to plan, prioritise and adapt in a busy and thriving environment
What are the benefits?

Here are some of the great benefits and perks that come from being a Simply Business employee:
• A salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy, and the market we’re in from your first day
• Group plan for medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
• Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance coverage
• Participation in the Company’s bonus program
• Participation in 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match
• Commuter benefits to help cut down on commuting costs
• 25 days of vacation time plus 10 company holidays
• Flexible working hours and working from home
• Annual company trip, regular outings, and volunteer opportunities 
• An awesome WeWork office with cold brew coffee and other beverages on tap, local pop-up events, and more 

Simply Business is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to welcoming and helping to grow employees within an inclusive & diverse culture. And that commitment starts with our interview process. 

Once you apply, your info will be reviewed in a committee with employees from different levels, teams, and experiences. We pride ourselves on fostering a sense of community, which is only made stronger by each individual at SB, so you'll have the opportunity to meet a variety of people throughout the process. Get excited!

Want more info on working at Simply Business? Check out our careers page: 

A brief update on Covid-19 (coronavirus)

Simply Business is well prepared to deal with unprecedented events. We’re an agile business by nature – and our hiring and interview process is no exception. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some parts of our hiring process may take a little longer than usual.  Please bear with us, and rest assured that we're happy to hear from you and receive your application.

If it looks like you could be a good fit for the role, we’ll ask you to interview on Zoom – you’ll need WiFi and a laptop, or a 4G-enabled smartphone. If you don’t have access to either of these, or you need support with your application, get in touch with us at [email protected] Similarly, please email us if you’re not well, you’re self-isolating, or if you want to pause your application for a bit – we’ll be happy to keep you updated on future opportunities like the one below.
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