Commercial Account Executive

Posted 6 days ago by Brown & Brown (Europe)

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Corporate Account Executive / Commercial Manager

Location: Southampton (Park Gate)

Salary: Negotiable


We are currently looking for a Corporate Account Executive / Commercial Manager to join the successful and experienced regional team based out of the Southampton (Park Gate) office location.

The Corporate Account Executive is central to the local region and alongside the team will deal with the larger or more technical commercial insurances of businesses. Access to various, sometimes unique market wordings and online underwriting systems will give you and the team a strong position in finding the most appropriate insurances to suit clients demands and needs.

This position is split and will primarily require your skills as a Senior/Corporate Account Executive whilst supporting & managing your team to achieve the required renewals and new business results. You will promote the business and set behavioral standards while maintaining/growing a book of business and provide consistent positivity and approachability whilst ensuring your teams needs are met.

This is a long term and progressive opportunity with a stable and reputable broker. You will need good commercial insurance knowledge built on a career in broking and enjoy the challenge of being a central point of contact and leading others.

The day to day:

  • Meet and deliver against your agreed Renewal Retention and/or New Business targets, contributing towards the teams overall budget objectives & KPI's
  • Complete all roles and tasks as required, ensuring you adhere to Higos procedures and policies at all times
  • Creating a customer-led culture where sales and customer standards, discipline, activities, and best practice are delivered.
  • Client visits, presentations to insurers, obtaining and submitting best in market quotations for new business or renewals.
  • Comply and manage your teams credit control
  • Debt Management - ensure all monies are collected and allocated appropriately and keep line manager informed of any current, potential or perceived problems with bad debt.
  • Manage and prioritise your diaries/tasks, these are to be kept up to date
  • Audit your staff 1 per month and feedback / Carry out Annual and Mid-Year reviews with your team members
  • Manage staffing levels including recruitment
  • Complete any training that is deemed necessary for your role and complete the actions set in line with your plan.
  • Ensure all training is completed to deadline set for you and your team. Log all training and development on your Continuous Professional Development Plan (CPD)

What's on offer:

  • Negotiable basic salary
  • Car Allowance
  • Bonus Structure
  • Wide range of additional addon benefits and discounts (Pension, Holiday etc.)

Your experience:

  • Good knowledge of broking large/technical commercial insurance risks across various business lines
  • Experience of commerce and industry and familiarity with markets and economic trends
  • Ability to develop and maintain business contacts and goodwill
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prepare and present reports
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Strong planning and organisation skills to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Co-operative and supportive team player

Wider about us:

Higos Insurance Services are part of the Brown & Brown Team, Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) is a leading insurance brokerage firm, delivering risk management solutions to individuals and businesses since 1939.

With 16,000+ teammates in approximately 500 locations worldwide, we are committed to providing innovative strategies to help protect what our customers value most. For more information or to find an office near you, please visit our website.

Application questions

Are you willing to undergo relevant background checks if successful?
Are you authorised to work in the UK?

Reference: 52815114

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