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Business Development Executive

South East
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Premium Finance Development Executive to join us in our central services team. If you have a background in sales and enjoy a fast-paced environment Aston Lark may be the place for you. Working within an established team you will be based remotely but should be within commutable distance of an Aston Lark office. You will be out on the road a couple of days a week meeting colleagues across the whole business. We are looking for a driven, personable, self-motivated individual for this role. You will be working within our Central Services team and will have responsibility to deliver a high level of service to our employees. You will enjoy building relationships with colleagues throughout the Howden Group and have an understanding of our business operations, opportunities and risks and their approach to risk management and insurance. What you will be doing: Utilise all leads provided to you by the company and develop new and efficient ways to increase the finance volume and income Manage key relationships that are assigned Arrange and attend meetings Attend networking events Offer and present finance solutions with purpose to secure renewal and/or new business. Prioritise, manage and handle workload efficiently and accurately. To assist in team performance by regular communication with colleagues and manager to establish and raise concerns and provide solutions. To ensure compliance with local procedures, customer service standards and external compliance regulations, e.g. FCA You need to bring with you: Ideally a minimum of 2 years' experience in providing specialist advice in the insurance or premium finance market. A demonstrable experience in an internal sales role, business development or lead generation is essential Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Experience in generating new business from scratch A proven track record of technical ability, sales and client relationship management Accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to process work quickly and efficiently, prioritise work and meet deadlines. Excellent client service skills. Good negotiation and inter-personal skills Ability to gather and analyse information from the client, be able to identify and respond appropriately to an individual client's level of understanding and to persuade and influence others We can offer you: Competitive salaries with regular pay reviews and company bonus scheme. Minimum 25 days holiday, with an additional purchase option. Health & well-being through a 24/7 employee assistance programme for you and your family providing practical support on a range of issues such as health, money, and work. Hybrid working options to give you more flexibility to manage work and home life. Study Support and career progression opportunities. If you wish to study professional qualifications or develop your leadership skills, a personalised development plan is available to you through our L&D team and your manager. Aston Lark is on a journey to become the most trusted Chartered insurance broker and employee benefits advisor in the industry. With over 1,600 employees across more than 55 offices in the UK and Ireland, 200,000 customers and £900m of GWP, our expertise is vast and spans all commercial sectors, industry-specific schemes, employee benefits consultancy, and a wide range of private client solutions, with a dedicated in-house claims team on hand when you need us the most
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  • Job Reference: 701355507-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aston Lark
    Aston Lark
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent