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Account Executive

Employer
Scrutton Bland
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have a great opportunity to join our Insurance team as an Account Executive, you'll be part of an amazing team who really support each other in what they do.

We operate as a privately owned and independent business and pride ourselves on our friendly, efficient service. We are also a member of the Willis Towers Watson network, an association of independent insurance brokers, which gives our clients the added benefit of being able to tap into the exclusive underwriting facilities and insurer relationships enjoyed by one of the world's largest insurance brokers. We are looking for a candidate will who bring enthusiasm and energy to our team as we continue to grow, together with a flexible attitude.

You will work as part of a team assisting clients on an ongoing basis. The role will encompass a mix of office and home working, with regular travelling required to meet with clients. Our clients are involved in a very wide variety of businesses, from high-tech research and development, charities, haulage, construction, agriculture and goods production.

If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Some of the day to day will look like this:
  • You will liaise with existing clients as well as drive business development
  • You will be responsible for winning new clients and fulfilling a new business target
  • You'll build maintain relationships with your strong network of clients, get to know them, and understand their needs
  • You must be prepared to travel, mainly within Essex and Suffolk, and it is therefore a requirement that applicants hold a full clean driving license and have access to their own transport


More about you:
  • You'll be joining a highly motivated team, supporting them to develop the team's portfolio with new and existing clients, and have a real passion for winning new work
  • You'll possess a professional manner and have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in an Insurance Brokers environment
  • Hold a clean driving license and access to your own transport
  • Experience of Acturis software would be an advantage
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail
  • Flexible attitude
  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft office packages is key along with understanding cloud-based software and apps


And in return?

You'll be joining a team of experts in a leading insurance brokerage which forms part of our wider financial services provider. We offer an attractive reward and benefits package which you can tailor to suit your needs.

  • Flexible and remote working alongside a culture that promotes work life balance
  • Individualised development plan to support your career progression, we want to support you as much as we can!
  • Competitive salary regularly benchmarked externally along with bonus opportunities
  • 36 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure - we do work a skeleton crew over the 3 days between Christmas and New Year)
  • Life Assurance up to 4 x salary and contribution towards the Firm's pension scheme
  • Amazing employee referral scheme, paying up to £5,000 for a successful referral
  • Access to mental health support
  • Opportunity to participate in the Scrutton Bland Foundation, supporting the local community


Diversity Statement

Scrutton Bland values diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, disability, marital or civil partnership status.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our teams. We continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace

How to apply

Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now!
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