Commercial Insurance Broker in East London, London, UK

Employer: make it cheaper

Location: East London, London, UK

Hours:

Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per annum, negotiable

Make It Cheaper has been helping to put a smile on the face of British businesses since 2007 - and that’s something we continue to strive for every day. So how do we do it? In a nutshell, our service takes the hassle out of shopping around for better deals on electricity, gas, insurance, telecoms and water.

Our incredible people, coupled with the great service we provide, have made us the biggest (and best!) energy broker for SME’s in the UK which is why we are trusted by Go Compare, MoneySupermarket and uSwitch to look after their business customers.

We are continually growing our Insurance customer base and through an exciting new project will be fulfilling an ambitious growth plan over the next three years.

Job Purpose

The Insurance team is responsible for building excellent rapport with new and existing customers as well as though who are introduced from our Energy and Telecoms teams.

The Insurance broker will be a key part of our growth and will be responsible for look-ing after Commercial Insurance customers from quotation and policy sale through to renewal to build a long-term customer relationship. Of utmost importance is dealing with large to very large business customers who have more complex insurance requirements and demand a different level of knowledge and insurance experience from their Insurance Broker.

As part of a growing team we are also looking for the successful candidate to help more junior members of the team with queries and guidance as needed. Some travel to client sites will also be likely so the successful candidate should also be confident in their ability both by phone and face to face.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining strong business relationships with clients
  • Discussing, assessing and advising on clients' current and future insurance needs with strong negotiation skills
  • Taking ownership of diary management; scheduling and attending meetings
  • Researching insurance policies and products for suitability to both the business and clients
  • Existing relationships with Insurers and Underwriters with ability to negotiate policy terms and costs with insurance providers
  • Arranging insurance cover for clients with the insurance provider
  • Developing key relationships with customers who use Make it Cheaper for other services
  • Meeting regulatory standards, including Data Protection and FCA guidelines

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years, ideally 5 years Commercial Insurance Broking experience
  • Preferably Dip CII qualified or progress towards
  • Experience of dealing with large commercial clients
  • Existing relationships with Insurers and Underwriters with ability to negotiate policy terms and costs with insurance providers
  • Proven sales ability in winning new business deals of all sizes with demonstrable conversion rates
  • Experience of Agricultural Insurance desirable (but not essential)

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