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New Business Account Manager

Posted 27 February by Talent HQ Limited Easy Apply Featured Ended

Our goal is to find: the right talent the right job.

  • Position: New Business Account Manager
  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 p/a +OTE
  • Contract: Permanent - 8:30am - 5:30pm/ Monday-Friday

New Business Account Manager:

  • Are you a well presented individual?
  • Have you got experience generating leads and winning new business?
  • Are you resourceful and persistent?
  • Do you have experience working within the Insurance industry?
  • Do you have excellent communication skills?
  • Are you a highly organised and self-motivated individual?
  • Do you have a full UK driving license?
  • Maybe you've previously worked within the finance sector?
  • Can you take full ownership of your workload and to see all enquiries through from start to finish?
  • Do you possess can do attitude and ability to use own initiative?
  • Does working for a growing, creative organisation which invests in its employees excite you?

If you answered yes this could be the next exciting opportunity as a New Business Account Manager role that you've been looking for.....


  • We are looking for a highly self-motivated sales person that is extremely enthusiastic, determined, someone that relishes a challenge and who wants to be part of a successful growing organisation.
  • You will manage your own diary, generate your own leads and see any enquiries through from start to finish (with the support of the sales team).
  • You will be required to work with the sales & marketing team to ensure that all documents relating to existing and prospect clients are filed correctly and kept up to date.
  • Follow up on enquiries generated through recommendation.
  • Actively seeking out and engaging with potential client prospects from both warm and cold sources.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Preparing, issuing and reviewing new business documentation to direct clients
  • Undertaking telephone-based quotes with prospective clients
  • Follow up calls to clients to chase decisions, progress of quote etc.
  • Overcoming objections and promoting the key selling features of the company products
  • Minor levels of administration and issue of New Business documentation
  • Cross-selling of products from the company portfolio to clients where appropriate
  • Answering telephone based policy enquiries from existing clients
  • Liaising with underwriters and insurers to negotiate the best possible terms for clients at New Business stage
  • Operating under delegated authority from insurers
  • Being the first point of contact for your existing clients, acting as client liaison.
  • Database management of prospective and converted leads

Required Skills:

  • Excel, Outlook and Word competent
  • Basic understanding of the insurance market
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Commission / target driven with previous sales experience
  • Team player
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Previous new business experience
  • Ability to work independently, using personal judgement whilst operating within specific guidelines when reviewing underwriting terms and premiums.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise workload
  • An good understanding of the commercial insurance industry (Desirable)
  • Cert CII qualified or higher (Desirable)
  • Understanding of the medical insurance sector and associated products (Desirable)

About TalentHQ Recruitment Ltd

TalentHQ Ltd are an "Award Winning" recruitment consultancy which is headed up by a team of talented consultants.

Within our HQ we specialise in adding 'talent' within Temporary & Permanent positions across all Business Support roles from Junior to Senior Management.

We are proud to work with a leading number of blue-chip companies as well as smaller SMEs businesses throughout the UK.

Awards: FSB Hertfordshire - Best New Business - Winners 2014 & Most Inspiring New Business 2015.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Insurance
  • Lead Generation
  • Sales
  • New Business Development

Reference: 34050461

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