Account Executive

Resource Management
40000.00 GBP Annual
26 Sep 2017
24 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Executive

Location: Horsforth

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 (dependant on skills and experience) + benefits

  • Are you an experienced Insurance Account Executive?
  • Do you have experience in developing new business?
  • Are you driven, motivated and ambitious?

The Role:

Due to our clients continued success and ambitious plans for further growth, We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for an Account Executive to join their team in Horsforth.

The Candidate:

  • High level of ambition and drive
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer handling skills teamed with a positive approach
  • Desire to achieve results
  • The ability to prioritise workloads
  • The ability to build and retain rapport

Key Responsibilities:

You will be handling your own portfolio of accounts whilst maximising client retention and enhancing revenue stream from existing client base, you will also be required to proactively develop new business opportunities.

  • Ensure that all client instructions and requirements are handled promptly and accurately
  • Visit clients for meetings as required
  • To operate in accordance with company agreed processes
  • Own client business retention by efficient / prompt handling of all matters in conjunction with your Account handler and other members of the team.
  • Maintain and increase profit from existing client bank as evidence by retention rates and earnings
  • Proactive development of new business streams from referrals and recommendations.
  • To review and provide technical advice and opinion on Clients' and Prospects' insurance programmes
  • To put together Client Prospect risk presentations to forward to Insurers and to negotiate insurance premiums and cover with Insurers in line with Client requirement
  • Review insurer placements to ensure that best advice is offered at all times
  • Offer appropriate premium payment options
  • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers as evidenced by account size and profitability
  • To operate in accordance with FCA and company agreed processes
  • Work towards individual KPI's as set by Line Manager
  • Control of client debt

Essential Experience:

  • At least 2 - 3 years experience as an Account Executive
  • Knowledge of commercial insurance
  • Ability to generate new business
  • Exceptional customer focus with great relationship building skills
  • Cert CII - beneficial

If you would be interested in this role, please click "apply"