Insurance Account Executive

Contract: Full Time
Location: Ipswich & Colchester
Salary: Competitive

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Account Executive based in our Ipswich and Colchester offices, working as part of the Insurance Team.  
 
The Role
 
The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a team assisting clients on an ongoing basis. The work will be both office based as well as working from home, however there will be times where the role will require operating at client premises. Candidates must be prepared to travel, mainly within Suffolk, and it is therefore a requirement that applicants hold a full clean driving license and have access to their own transport. 
 
Our clients are involved in a very wide variety of businesses, from high-tech research and development and higher and further education to haulage, construction, agriculture and goods production.  We welcome all applicants who have worked in a similar background within Insurance brokering.
 
Main duties will include:
 
The Candidate
The successful candidate will be expected to be able to liaise with existing clients as well as driving business development therefore would ideally have some knowledge and be able to ‘hit the ground running’.   A professional manner, excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft office packages, cloud-based software and apps would be a requirement.
 
We are at an exciting point in the Insurance department, we are set up to offer a unique proposition for clients looking for both commercial and private insurance. We operate as a privately owned and independent business and pride ourselves on our friendly, efficient service. But we are also a member of the Willis Towers Watson network, an association of independent insurance brokers, which gives our clients the added benefit of being able to tap into the exclusive underwriting facilities and insurer relationships enjoyed by one of the world’s largest insurance brokers. We are looking for a candidate will who bring enthusiasm and energy to our team as we continue to grow, together with a flexible attitude. 
 
Requirements
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Executive working in an Insurance Brokers environment
  • Clean driving license and access to your own transport
 
Key skills
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail
  • Flexible attitude
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word
 
And in return?
As well as joining an innovative and fast-moving regional firm who are a leading provider of financial services, you will receive a competitive salary and Scrutton Bland will provide a full range of knowledge and skills to support your growth within the Firm. You will also automatically be enrolled into our Employee Benefits scheme, giving you access to a range of free benefits and as well as several voluntary options.