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Licensing Specialist

Remote (United States)

The Position
We’re seeking an enthusiastic individual for our Legal team to join us in building the most transformative technology company ever. As a Licensing Specialist, your resourcefulness and inquisitive nature will provide our Compliance team with the ability to solve meaningful problems in a timely manner. 
We’re looking for someone excited for a challenge, willing to learn, and can find deep meaning in being a strategic contributor to the business as part of the Legal Team.

Reports to: Compliance Manager

What you’ll be doing

  • Maintain a licensing database for the Root employees and appointed producers
  • Initiate agent/producer appointments
  • Run licensing reports for new hires, identify continuing education, and additional license needs
  • Assist in applying for or renewing resident and non-resident licenses
  • Understand continuing education requirements and maintain calendar for due dates
  • Resolve license deficiencies and related issues within state insurance department requirements.
  • Track and monitor license expirations and renewals for individuals
  • Assist in interpreting state requirements and communicate with Departments of Insurance as necessary
  • Assist in the support of compliance and licensing initiatives
  • Communicate requirements with internal teams and follow-up when necessary
  • Create job aids to instruct team members on how to successfully signup and complete coursework and license applications/renewals
  • Assist with system setup at onboarding
  • Act as system access administrator for related third parties 
  • Manage agent/producer terminations in the licensing software

What we’re looking for

  • Prior customer service or office work required. Prior experience and/or law firm/legal department experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets)
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to multitask, and excel in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, work with a sense of urgency and have excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and quickly adapt when changes occur
  • 1+ years of experience in an office environment
  • 1+ years of experience in an administrative assistant role

Get In Touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Join us

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. If you are passionate about what this role entails and solving real problems, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about you and what you can add to our team.

Who we are

We’re harnessing the power of technology to revolutionize insurance. Using machine learning and mobile telematic platforms, we’ve built one of the most innovative FinTech companies in the world. And we’re just getting started.

What draws people to Root

Our success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our products are only as good as the people building and promoting them. We want individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and an analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy—for assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless. Impact—by challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business. Collaboration—we encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn. People—we are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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