Northwestern Mutual
Start-Up Vibes with The Stability of a Fortune 100 Company.
Wisconsin, USA

Service Rep II

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At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides quality and timely customer service to field and home office staff on the following topics Benefits, Compensation, Sales Reporting.
  • Communicates with callers clearly in an open, direct, and timely manner.
  • Answers questions that are routine, escalates calls as needed.
  • Identifies the need for special handling and coordinates problem resolution, in addition to understanding the overall impact.
  • Provides complete and accurate solutions to all customer needs with appropriate guidance.
  • Under the direction of the Manager, Specialist, or Mentor, may handle more complex inquiries.
  • Adheres to phone schedules in accordance with set standards.
  • Gives and receives regular feedback/information in an open and positive manner.
  • Helps others with additional casework as needed.
  • Tries new ways of challenging the status quo and changing the way we work.
  • Contributes to a positive environment by openly communicating new ideas/solutions, perspectives and experiences in team meetings, training sessions, 1x1s and huddles.
  • Demonstrates behaviors that reflect and support our company and department values, vision, and culture of learning/growth
  • Acts in a manner necessary to achieve organizational results (i.e. big picture).
  • Organizes work in a manner that allows team members to easily locate and complete casework when needed.
  • Written communication (Emails, Assist Edge, Casetracker, SharePoint) is professional, complete, timely, accurate and effective.
  • Follows set procedures and standard work.
  • Exhibits a commitment towards personal learning and growth.
  • Takes initiative to learn topics outside of core responsibilities.


  • High School diploma.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience demonstrating proficiency performing a variety of mathematical calculations and inputting accurate data.
  • Experience should include minimum of one year of previous field compensation experience, one year of call center and/or customer service experience, or a combination thereof in a financial services environment.
  • Strong demonstrated skills in analyzing complex information, problem solving, judgment, and independent decision making
  • Insurance Operations Experience a helpful
  • High level or organization and follow through.
  • Able to identify and establish priorities to meet deadlines on multiple assignments.
  • Demonstrated computer experience, including Word and Excel.
  • Commitment to quality customer service.
  • Has highly developed and demonstrated verbal and written communication skills proficiency within the home office and the field.
  • Must handle confidential data in a manner consistent with the Privacy Information
  • Act and Northwestern Mutual Standards
  • Successful completion of any appropriate pre-employment testing.

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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additiona l information relating to location-based pay structures.
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.
We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Concierge service
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Employee resource groups
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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham, AL
Boise, ID
Boston, MA
Buffalo, NY
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado, CO
Columbus, OH
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Dayton, OH
Des Moines, IA
Detroit, MI
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
Greensboro, NC
Hampton Roads, VA
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Huntsville, AL
Indianapolis, IN
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Lexington, KY
Lincoln, NE
Little Rock, AR
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Madison, WI
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Ogden, UT
Oklahoma City, OK
Omaha, NE
Orlando, FL
Other US Location
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Pensacola, FL
Peoria, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, ME
Portland, OR
Providence, RI
Provo, UT
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Reno, NV
Richmond, VA
Rochester, NY
Sacramento, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Cruz, CA
Seattle, WA
Spokane, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa Bay, FL
Tucson, AZ
Tulsa, OK
Washington DC
Wichita, KS
Wilmington, NC

What are Northwestern Mutual Perks + Benefits

Northwestern Mutual Benefits Overview

Whether providing education assistance, competitive health benefits or time off for community service, Northwestern Mutual is committed to supporting employees so they can live their best lives. 

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Northwestern Mutual offers a pension plan for employees.
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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