Account Executive New Business – Newcastle – £35,000 – £40,000+ Package

Our client is looking to appoint a Business Development Executive.

This role will primarily be responsible for proactively sourcing and developing new business opportunities ensuring continual business growth in order to maximise profitable revenues in line with company objectives.

What Experience, Knowledge and Skills are required?

  • Holding/working towards one of the Chartered Insurance Institute Qualification: Dip CII/ FIT desirable
  • Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Good knowledge of general insurance products, services, and good understanding of underlying legal principles and practices relating to risk within own role capacity
  • Business acumen of sales management experience gained in a commercial setting
  • Good knowledge of client market and insurance industry network
  • Proven track record of delivering against targets within a regulated, measurable framework
  • Experience of dealing with lead generation and pipe-line building methods
  • Tactical negotiation and influencing experience with internal/external stakeholders
  • Rapport-building experience
  • Evidence of effectively prioritising risks to manage concurrent workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to identify potential risks/issues and seek advice/consultation when required
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities
  • Good organisational skills for forward
  • Self-motivated to achieving targets planning
  • Results driven mind-set
  • Manages change and ambiguity
  • Takes initiative for seeking opportunities
  • High level of empathy and engagement to gain trust
  • Highest degree of ethics and integrity in client focus
  • MS Office proficiency