Business Development Executive - Guildford

Recruiter
2i Recruit Ltd
Location
Guildford
Salary
From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending upon experience)
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Sales
Business Development Executive - Guildford £20,000 - £30,000 - (depending upon experience) Benefits Commission/Bonus Hours: 09:00 – 17:30, Mon - Fri The role Telephone and online B2B prospecting to identify, make contact and follow-up with new UK intermediaries, affiliates and distribution channels. Telephone B2B prospecting to identify, make contact and follow-up with key distribution partners such as Affinity Groups, Broker Networks, Airlines, Mutual Societies and Financial Institutions with a view to establishing business development meetings. Primarily office based (but may require occasional short-period travel in the UK or overseas if required). Providing agency support to existing brokers - helping with quotes, questions, applications. Seeking to develop business levels with existing brokers. Handling insured customer enquiries, quotations and applications. Assisting with customer renewal process and offering re-quotes. Reporting to the Sales Director, and working as part of a small, friendly and dynamic sales and broker support team. Experience & Attributes Required MUST have experience of either insurance, insurance brokers or financial services and have worked in a regulated environment. Must be experienced at telephone business development and be comfortable with cold-calling (ideally 2 - 3 years experience). The ideal candidate will have direct experience of Travel Insurance business development. Positive, Pro-active, organised and Professional approach with good verbal and written communication and sales skills. Ability to use MS Outlook, Word, Excel, basic PowerPoint and internet browsing/search engines is important. Experience of using Contact Management/Sales Management Systems (such as SuperOffice) an advantage. Flexible approach, as due to business needs sometimes earlier starts or late finishes, or rare weekend input may be required. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75452424

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