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Commercial Account Executive

Ref: 920373

  • €50,000 - €52,000
  • 14 Jan 2019
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Perm

Commercial Account Executive

An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Commercial Executive to join a leading insurance company managing the Cork region. You will be required to achieve individual new business sales targets in Commercial business whilst at the same time delivering quality business and customer service that contributes to a profitable performance.

Key Duties / Responsibilities :

Responsible for providing best advice acting at all times in the best interest of the business – fully understand customer needs and requirements for targeted business segments. Manage and be responsible for achieving and exceeding assigned business targets, demonstrating ambition and profit focus. Grow revenue and profits through direct selling and account management in a cost efficient manner. Proactive in developing external relationships to promote, maintain and grow the business. Represent the firm with third parties to propose/secure business e.g. Affinity relationships. Take responsibility for personal development by consistently and proactively improving personal sales ability, technical skills and industry knowledge. Operate to the quality standards defined including, processes, technology and procedures and ensure compliance to company standard, policy and procedures and regulatory requirements. Ensure timely escalation of decisions to Head of Business that may affect Sales Office, Regional, National or Organisational initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

• Achieved a professional insurance qualification, Grandfathered or qualified to Certified Insurance Practitioner. • Proven track record of relevant sales experience. • Ability to navigate through all aspects of the sales process and articulate unique selling points. • Excellent communication and influencing skills. • Good business and industry knowledge with the ability to conduct thorough research using a range of techniques. • Excellent knowledge of Commercial business and networking ability. • Full clean driving licence. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet and e-Learning. Please contact Leonie Gleeson on 0214221000 to discuss in full confidence.