We’re hiring a Claims Operations Specialist in Columbus, OH

The company: Root is a company of 240 and (mindfully) growing. In March of 2015, we set out to build an insurance solution that did two things: 1) provided an unprecedented, simple user experience and 2) used modern data to more accurately predict risk. We created a mobile car insurance app, and we changed the entire industry in the process.

The culture: Root is a venture-backed technology company. Our early signs of success are in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building it. We look for individuals who can find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity and rigor. We expect every team member to lead with empathy and respect.

The role: As Claims Operations Specialist, you’ll play a critical role in enforcing the fundamental fairness on which our company was founded. You’ll be supporting the one of the largest teams within the company and allowing them to be highly effective in their roles. Our goal is to leverage technology, data, and a team of highly talented people to build a claims experience that is recognized as number 1 in the industry.  


  • Address general claims inquiries via phone, email, etc and triage appropriately
  • Follow established workflows and assist with the dispatching of claims and features
  • Open and sort incoming mail and triage to associated party
  • Manually enter claim data and create records/documents/attachments where needed
  • Prepares correspondence and may deliver or initiate routine correspondence 
  • Run report for uncashed checks and follow-up with payees
  • Communicate with third parties for payment
  • Support claims team with various projects and duties and provide ad hoc assistance as needed

Required Skills and Competencies

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Successful history of smart time management, multi-tasking and customer-facing communication
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google (Gmail, Docs, Sheets)
  • High sense of professionalism while remaining empathetic
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to approach problems with an open mind
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively in a matrixed environment
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently and effectively prioritize work
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and quickly adapt when changes occur

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • 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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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at [email protected].