Job ID: 42631

Client Communication and Service Specialist 
Our client is seeking a Client Communications and Services Specialist to join their team in Portland, OR. This role is primarily responding, and processing change requests from multiple sources and monitoring the status of requests in a timely manner focusing on customer satisfaction.

Client Communication and Service Specialist Responsibilities 
Respond to a wide variety of customer service inquiries through 800 lines and e-mail alias. 

Promptly and accurately summarize information about individualized products to customers, financial advisors and authorized 3rd parties. 

Provide callers with guidance completing forms, understanding provisions, and procedures for effecting changes. 

Process point-of-call customer updates, routine and moderate complexity changes.

Prepare and coordinate periodic communications and business retention notices. 

Monitor and follow-up on the status of requested work to ensure timely processing in accordance with internal and regulatory guidelines. 

Solicit customer feedback to identify areas for customer service improvements; develop and modify procedures; recommend changes to internal forms, process and procedures.

Support divisional projects as assigned, particularly activities related to front-end service delivery.

Client Communication and Service Specialist Qualifications 
Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, accounting, finance or interdisciplinary studies preferred.

Experience in a high-volume customer service, insurance, brokerage, banking or accounting environment; or the equivalent combination of education and/or 8-10 years' experience.

Microsoft Office Suite knowledge.
Basic knowledge in insurance and disability plan industry.
Excellent written and verbal communication, able to interface with customers in a professional manner.

Ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”

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