Account Executive

Insurance Recruitment Services
05 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for an Account Executive to join their team in Gloucester.

As an Account Executive you will be in a revenue producing role, to manage and provide a quality service in respect of growing client's demands.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business
  • Market customer business, typically of moderate complexity, retain and grow existing accounts
  • Increase existing business outcome by identifying new and additional exposures, recommending solutions, promoting other products and maintaining relationships
  • Co-ordinate and attend strategy meetings prior to renewal, review clients/agents demands and needs for new and existing contracts
  • Identify additional business opportunities and introduce clients to other product specialists
  • Maintain and develop contacts with clients and/or potential clients. Meet key client personnel on a regular basis in order to develop productive and enduring client/agent relationships
  • Inform clients/agents of risk management options and liaise with internal risk managers in order to increase their service offering with clients/agents
  • Receive requests for quotes, and develop / maintain a network of agency and/or broker relationships
  • Identify and analyse client exposures to recommend and/or design risk transfer/financing products
  • Identify appropriate carriers, send requests, negotiate favourable quotes and prepare recommendations
  • Work with the technical operations function to ensure good credit control is maintained and bad debt is kept to a minimum

To apply for this role the successful candidate must have the following skills:


  • Cert CII/ Dip CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) desirable
  • Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Robust knowledge of general insurance (London Market / Lloyd's and Industry) products and services including underlying legal principles and practices
  • Good understanding of general insurance product lines and risk management, is essential for advisory remit


  • Insurance and risk management experience desirable
  • Confidence to advise and negotiate with clients using business acumen
  • Client confidentiality and discretion maintained
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management
  • Forward planning (ability to anticipate future outcomes)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage time and to work on a number of projects concurrently


  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Able to interpret data with accuracy and present findings articulately
  • Professional manner and approach
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Authentic communication skills for varying audience
  • Comfortable and credible at decision-maker level
  • Persistent and tenacious in achieving results
  • Self-motivated and motivates others to achieve
  • Continually builds and sustains a network managing relationships
  • Proactive in risk management
  • MS office and other relevant IT systems expertise

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1904-18AC.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application is unsuccessful.

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