Account Executive

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
commensurate with experience
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
10 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Account Executive

Location: Wigan investment Centre, Waterside Drive, Wigan, WN3 5BA

Hours of work: 35 hours per week working Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with 1 hour lunch

Salary: commensurate with experience

Due to expansion, we are seeking applications for the position of Account Executive. This will be a new business development role and applications are sought from experienced account executives with a loyal following who are keen to make their mark with a relatively new and fast growing insurance brokerage.

The role:

  • Dealing mainly with Commercial accounts
  • Administration duties for mid-term adjustments, renewals and new business quotations
  • Process all paperwork in accordance with the company procedures and service standards
  • Keeping abreast of market conditions and developments
  • Handling and responding to requests quickly, efficiently and accurately
  • Building up detailed knowledge about the company's products
  • Treat customers fairly at all times having assessed their specific needs
  • Understanding and maintaining a good working knowledge of the rules and compliance procedures of the FCA
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in accordance with FCA rules and guidelines as issued by the company
  • Complete all administration and paperwork in accordance with Company Procedures
  • Prepare new business or renewal reports
  • Receive, check, prepare and despatch policy documentation to the client
  • Any additional administrative support required for clients/insurers

About you:

  • Minimum 5 years previous account executive experience within commercial insurance
  • Knowledge of insurance products and markets
  • Knowledge of policy cover and exclusions
  • Knowledge of Financial Services Authority Insurance Conduct of Business
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service focused
  • Strong administration skills – attention to detail

Personality/other qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team but be able to work under own initiative when required
  • Ability to work productively amidst frequent interruptions and remain calm under pressure
  • Professional, confident and approachable manner showing tact and diplomacy at all times
  • Discretion and the ability to work in a highly confidential environment
  • Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Highly motivated and customer care focused

About the team

Stephensons Risk Management Limited is a company associated with Stephensons Solicitors LLP, an award winning top 150 law firm with a turnover of £19 million and staff based in ten offices around the country.

Stephensons Risk Management team has over 35 years’ experience in risk management and insurance. Managing Director, Mike McNulty has experience in building an extremely successful insurance broking business from scratch. Having spent a number of years in senior management roles with national broking firms, Mike and his team understand the current need for an insurance broker who can provide a truly holistic service to its clients – a “one stop shop” where both commercial and personal Insurances, together with sound risk management advice can be delivered by experienced brokers with a real passion for customer care. This is something that larger firms can rarely deliver.

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