"Consumer United experienced job growth of over 140%, adding approximately 100 new jobs over 2012."
Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
Consumer United, an online insurance agency specializing in enabling consumers to efficiently compare auto and home insurance rates from a variety of carriers, has recently announced plans to open its second office location in March 2013, to be located in Westborough, MA. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Consumer United signed the lease for the new 20,000-square-foot space after two years of record growth for the company in both job creation and revenue.
“Our success over the past couple of years has enabled us to contribute greatly to job creation here in Massachusetts. We are excited to be growing our company, and selected Westborough as our second location so we can continue to utilize Massachusetts’ large and highly talented workforce,” said Lou Geremia, President of Consumer United.
In 2012, Consumer United was named one of the ‘Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies in Insurance’ by Inc. Magazine. From December 2011 to December 2012 it experienced job growth of over 140%, adding approximately 100 new jobs over the year. Inc. Magazine also awarded Consumer United the 18th spot of the Top 100 companies in Massachusetts.
Hiring is ongoing, with Consumer United preparing to bring on new insurance sales agents to fill February and March training classes for the Westborough location. This new sales center is scheduled to be online by March 2013. Consumer United is expecting to add 120-150 new jobs in its new Westborough location by the end of the year. The company will continue to recruit for sales agents and other corporate positions at the Boston office as well throughout the year.
Consumer United is holding two job fairs to be held on January 30th and February 20th, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the Conference Center at its Westborough location; 1 Research Drive, Westborough, MA, 01581. Consumer United is looking for motivated and hardworking individuals to fill the insurance sales agent position. Those attending the job fair should bring resumes and dress to impress.
Prospective candidates will be able to meet and interview with members of Consumer United’s sales team and learn about the fast-growing company. Registration for the job fair is not necessary; however applying for the insurance sales agent position in Westborough through the Consumer United website will guarantee you an interview at the job fair.
For more information about the positions available or for details on upcoming job fairs, please call (866) 556-6457 x7615, or visit the Consumer United Careers page at http://www.consumerunited.com/careers.
ABOUT CONSUMER UNITED
Consumer United, founded in 2007, is a venture-backed company focused on being the country’s leading online consumer insurance agency enabling individuals to find rates, coverage, and companies that best fit their personal insurance needs. Consumer United utilizes state-of-the-art technology to deliver a premium call experience for the customer. The company’s primary product lines are Auto and Home Insurance offered through partners including; 21st Century, Plymouth Rock, Progressive, Safeco, The Hartford, Travelers, and more. In 2012, Consumer United was named one of the ‘Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies in Insurance’ by Inc. Magazine.
For more information about Consumer United, please visit http://www.consumerunited.com.
Ashley Halverson, Director of Marketing
(617) 482-4700 x222