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Academy of Insurance Director of Education


Wanted: Insurance geek to head one of the property/casualty industry's leading online learning centers, the Insurance Journal Academy of Insurance, which is affiliated with the world's #1 P/C insurance news website.

The Academy is seeking someone with a demonstrated personal and professional commitment to insurance training and education. You should be knowledgeable about P/C insurance coverages and/or management, happy to share what you know with others, and passionate about keeping up with change. You should be able to analyze and discuss insurance issues and be comfortable in front of a class or a camera.

Founded in 2010, the Academy of Insurance provides online training on sales, agency management, coverage analysis, designation programs, claims and other topics. The Academy offers various levels of training programs, live webinars, on-demand recordings, books and customized training.

You should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance education and training and a track record of success in the industry.

You will need a combination of technical, teaching, communications, management, marketing, business development and networking skills.

You must have a strong work ethic, a commitment to ethical conduct, the ability to work from home (unless you want to work in San Diego), the ability to travel on occasion and a sense of humor.

The ideal candidate will be able to develop and execute a business development plan to deliver on revenue goals; implement a schedule of 40-50 quality, timely and relevant courses a year; recruit/oversee a faculty of quality instructors and serve as an instructor as necessary; help develop and execute a marketing plan that communicates the benefits to prospects; support sales of Academy memberships, courses and publications; produce articles, worksheets and other educational materials; pursue continuous improvement incorporating customer, industry and staff feedback; identify opportunities for future growth and act as an ambassador for the Academy to the industry.

The Academy is a division of San Diego, Calif.-based Wells Media Group, which serves the global property/casualty insurance industry. In addition to The Academy, its services include national and regional Insurance Journal magazines; the P/C insurance industry's leading website, InsuranceJournal.com; Carrier Management magazine and website for insurance C-suite executives and directors; a website, www.ClaimsJournal.com, for P/C claims professionals; an online database of available P/C markets, www.MyNewMarkets.com; and a media site featuring insurance industry videos and podcasts, www.InsuranceJournal.TV.

At Wells Media Group, we work smart, hard and, in most cases, from home to stay the #1 resource for the P/C insurance industry; you should be ready to do the same. We also have some fun along the way. You should, too. Our fast-growing, small, lean company offers full benefits including health insurance and profit sharing and a positive environment. Your salary will be commensurate with your experience, your promise, our mutual negotiating skills and our confidence you are the right person for the job.

Please send resume and minimum salary requirements to asimpson@wellsmedia.com. Please use "Academy Director" in subject line. No calls please.

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News, trends, and analysis
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