Sector: Special Markets Location: Metro Toronto Working Conditions: Work from Home/Hybrid Other: Travel would be required as part of the role
Are you a results-driven sales professional with a proven track record of exceeding targets? Do you thrive on building strong relationships and driving sales growth? We are currently seeking an energetic, dynamic Account Executive, Special Markets to join our close knit team!
Reporting to the Special Markets (iASM) Regional Director, the Account Executive is responsible for maintaining and growing an existing block of Special Risk business while seeking out new opportunities for growth with existing and new brokers/consultants in an assigned territory.
What will I be Doing:
Establish new and develop existing relationships with brokers and distribution partners with regular contact including on-site visits.
You will also sustain and grow an existing block of Special Risk business. You will also seek out opportunities to cross/up-sell products.
Conduct financial negotiations on annual renewals.
Lead and participate in finalist presentations, advisor and client presentations
Participate in industry events representing iA Special Markets
Act as the liaison for all aspects of the client lifecycle, including product explanations, endorsements, claims issues, communications, etc.
In conjunction with the Regional Manager and/or office manager or underwriting supervisor, develop rates that reflect risk, are competitive and will not jeopardize profitability
Gather all relevant information and prepare quotations. Review all policies prior to renewal.Confirm information on file is current and additional sales opportunities exist.Confirm rate is reflective of risk and claims experience
What We are Looking For:
An undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college, preferably in Business/Commerce, with an emphasis in marketing (preferred but not required).
3+ years in special risk or group life and health
2+ years of sales experience
Strong relationship building, communication, and negotiation skills
What is Not Required but Would be an Asset:
Bilingual (French and English) skills
CEBS or FLMI designation (or would be willing to complete within three years)
What iA Offers:
A competitive compensation plan that is made up of a base salary as well as a generous commission structure
We value and encourage our employees to have a good work life balance and so on top of vacation we offer Personal Leave Days as well as a Wellness Days Program
You know how you best work and our Hybrid Working model allows you to determine what work environment would be most optimal, whether it means working from home or from one of our many offices
To encourage an active and healthy lifestyle, we have a generous Wellness plan that covers physical activity and wellness expenses.
A medical and dental plan for our employees and their dependents as well as a Health Spending Account to cover costs not covered by our plan
A Defined Contribution Pension plan to take care of you in retirement.
A home office equipment program to ensure that you have the best working environment.
Participation in our Share Purchase Plan
Your development and continuous improvement are important to us! We offer an Education Assistance Program to ensure you have the tools and knowledge to grow your career here at iA.
Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.
iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 50,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.
With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.
At iA, we’re invested in you.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.
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