Commercial New Business Account Handler

CKB Recruitment
Lewes, UK
22 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ambitious and driven insurance professional sought, with some commercial lines insurance experience to join one of the largest insurance groups in Europe!

With 80 local offices, over 2000 team members and over 100,000 clients, this Insurance Broker has the largest footprint and biggest salesforce in the UK. They are community brokers and risk experts backed by the scale and spirit of the UK's largest independent broker. They have got big ambitions for the future - they now want someone to join them for the journey and who wants to make their mark on the local community!

You will be working for a business within the group who are based in Lewes, East Sussex. They are looking to take on someone as a New Business Development Executive to take the new business team up to 5 people. (there are currently also 27 in the business in total!)

The role will be primarily providing quotations for SME, Commercial and Property Owners products to their clients and agents. The role will also involve some account management of their agents to help them write more business with them too.

Duties will include offering quotations on new business, taking ownership of customer accounts, resolving enquiries and problems in a timely and efficient manner, maintaining a positive and growing relationship with customers and agents.

Leads will also be provided through a variety of sources and you will also have the opportunity to assist in the development of the sales strategy yourself.

To be considered for this role a minimum 12 months previous insurance experience required, ideally in a sales role within a broker. You will also need sound technical knowledge of different insurance products with experience in providing specialist sales advise in the insurance market.

You will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a proactive attitude, with the ability to use initiative. Also needed is resilience, to enable you to deal with problems and constructive criticism!

Salary on offer is £23-27k (depending on experience) plus bonus and benefits. Office Hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you wish to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Kieran Boyle at CKB Recruitment - General Insurance & Financial Services Recruitment Specialists.

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