Benefits Coordinator

Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield
Client Service
Regular Full-Time
Firm Name





GCG Financial, an Alera Group Company is seeking to build a talent pipeline of candidates for Future Benefit Coordinators to join their Employee Benefits team.   

Are you looking to be part of a company where you have exciting opportunities to learn, grow and make a positive impact?

Join a team where each employee is empowered to listen generously, speak straight, collaborate, and build each other up through mutual accountability and shared success?  


If that is what you’re looking for, this is your chance to be part of an amazing organization!


Building and maintaining employee benefits platforms for our clients is one of the many things that set GCG apart. We were founded in 1975 and measures our success by the strength of our relationships. As an Alera Group company, collaboration is the foundation of how we do business.  Our close-knit, family culture is why employees join GCG and stay for decades. We laugh, we have fun, we support our community and we are the driving force behind the company’s 45+ years of success. Now, all we need is you! 


As a Benefits Coordinator, you must excel in providing best-in-class service to existing clients while working collaboratively with Account Managers and Benefit Consultants. You'll be customer focused and provide client and administrative support to our team. We take a highly personalized approach to clients’ needs and create value through teamwork and a focus on excellence in all aspects of our business.


As a trusted, smart, and passionate GCG team member, you would be asked to do the following:

  • Assist in the renewal/marketing process, such as:
    • Gathering information from vendor and client
    • Preparing RFPs and following through with involved parties
    • Preparing proposals for client presentations
  • Successfully onboard new clients and/or new lines of coverage, owning processes end-to-end
  • Resolve day-to-day service issues, including eligibility, billing and claim issues
  • Enter and maintain client information into Agency Management System
  • Report and monitor activities and other key processes, and ensure stakeholders are informed and aligned
  • Submit enrollments to carriers, and troubleshoot any enrollment issues at submission
  • Coordinate open enrollment activities, including OE presentation


  • Undergraduate college degree preferred
  • Life and Health Insurance State License will be required
  • Professional Certification preferred (GBA, PHR, CLU, CEBS, CBP)
  • Minimum 2 years insurance carrier, benefits administration, and/or insurance brokerage experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Outlook and Excel proficiency required)
  • Experience with Zywave products such as BrokerageBuilder preferred
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives with little or no supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Enjoys working in, and actively helps to support and cultivate, a collaborative team atmosphere
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as necessary
  • Strong relationship management skills and excellent customer service skills

Equal Opportunity Employment

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you're a California resident, please read the California Consumer Privacy Act prior to applying.




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