We have an excellent opportunity for a new business sales executive within an existing team of friendly and enthusiastic insurance professionals. The ideal candidate will be target driven and preferably worked in an insurance environment before. Any exposure to taxi or other motor vehicle insurance would be beneficial.
My client have been a major player in the taxi insurance arena for several years and also boast unique relationships with underwriters. You will receive the benefit of our structured induction and training programme carried out by our dedicated company trainers. There are plenty of opportunities to progress for the right candidate as we have a history of promoting from within.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
? Provide accurate quotations.
? Identify selling opportunities (including up selling) and be able to close sales effectively.
? Assist the team in completing objectives including monthly sales targets.
? Follow up quotations within a reasonable time frame.
? Overcome objections to maximise sales opportunities.
? Explain the features and benefits of policies to clients.
? Follow sales scripts and question sets accurately.
? Select the appropriate policy for the client from our panel of insurers. ? To demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic, committed and flexible attitude towards customers and other team members, recognising the importance and benefits of effective team working.
? Deliver customer service in line with ‘best practice’ and ensure compliance to relevant policies.
? To maintain a good level of personal presentation.
? To comply with the Data Protection Act at all times.
? To actively follow company policies (including Health & Safety & Equal Opportunities).
? To attend staff meetings and training as required.
? To carry out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by your Manager/Team Leader.
? To maintain accurate records and computer files.
? Attend team and staff meetings as and when required.
? Maintain professionalism
? Display patience and politeness within a sometimes pressured environment.
? Ability to communicate with both customers and colleagues at all levels of seniority and liaise effectively with other internal departments. ? Build and maintain effective relationships with underwriters.
? Good team working skills and ability to work with minimal supervision. ? Proven desire to update product knowledge and skill set when required.
? Awareness of the Data Protection Act and Money Laundering Regulations.
? Good oral communication skills and organisation skills
? Sales desire and work ethic to show a consistent sales performance ? Confidence to deal with difficult situations and to know when appropriate to seek guidance from your Team Leader.
My client is a family owned, independent insurance intermediary delivering high-quality cover from market-leading insurers in niche commercial and personal lines insurance. They are listed in the UK's top 100 brokers, employ over 100 staff and write in excess of £25m Gross Written Premium. The business is built on long term staff, customer and insurer relations. We pride ourselves on product and IT innovations to help drive growth.
They are an independent, market leading commercial insurance brokerage. They arrange high quality cover and provide intelligent insurance solutions to UK businesses and have done so for nearly 30 years.
A friendly company, offering real career progression and outstanding training and mentoring through our in house dedicated team. A large number of our team leaders and managers have been with us for a long time, having started perhaps handling calls or as apprentices and flourished with the business.
Should you be interested in the above role and have all the relevant skills and experience listed we look forward to hearing from you.
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