New Business Specialist

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Are you ready to join a team dedicated to new business?  Do you enjoy details and ensuring accuracy in the issuance of insurance policies?   


If so, then New Business is for you!   In this role, details are your focus.  This position reviews new policies for accuracy, State requirements, enters data and coordinates any outstanding items.  As a New Business Specialist you will make a difference and be supported by a team all focused on New Business for the organization!  


Homesteaders provides consumer friendly insurance products to fund prearranged funerals through a network of independent funeral homes located throughout the United States.  As a mutual life insurance company we exist to serve our policy holders and funeral home customers.  We act with the highest level of integrity to promote the value of funeral service.  Homesteaders is a leader in the industry and this pride and dedication starts with our employees!



Equivalent to high school graduation and completion of a two-year associate degree program in a job-related field is preferred.  It is encouraged that an individual will complete LOMA courses in Principles and Operations within two years of employment 

Insurance experience and knowledge preferred! 

Excellent data entry skills with a keen attention to details and accuracy while producing satisfactory work product on a timely basis.  Ability to work under multiple deadlines.   

Position also require excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Basic knowledge of Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook. 

LifePRO knowledge a plus!   


Company-sponsored group medical and dental insurance

Company-provided life insurance

Company-matched 401(k) plan

Great work schedule - 4.5-day work week year-round. (Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and until 1 p.m. on Friday)

Paid vacation and sick leave

Company-supported training and development

Beautiful facilities including a full-service cafeteria, walking trail and fitness center

Excellent starting pay

Location: West Des Moines, IA
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