Insurance Advisor - Sales, Commercial Lines

We have an opening for an Insurance Advisor - Sales to join our Commercial Insurance team working at our branch office in Aurora, Ontario.

Position Summary: 

To provide front-line sales and service by analyzing, counseling, recommending coverage, quoting, placing and servicing new business. Sell Commercial Insurance products and meet sales targets while generating leads and developing business relationships with individual and group clientele.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Selling new business, up-selling and cross-selling insurance products and services
  • Establish networking relationships through active participation in community marketing initiatives
  • Completing new applications supporting the BrokerLink workflows
  • Qualify clients, measure quality of risk, ensure proper risk rating is applied and place with appropriate company
  • Following up on daily ex-dates, prospective clients and all quotes not bound
  • Test new sales strategies, techniques and processes while providing feedback
  • Identify the appropriate selling features in each quote and offer most relevant products
  • Keeping current on underwriting rules and workflow processes
  • Actively participate in training initiatives and professional development required of the position

Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma and/or Post Secondary Education
  • Minimum of 2 years Commercial Insurance Experience
  • Previous sales experience is required
  • RIBO Licensed
  • Exposure to Agency Manager is an asset
  • Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent customer service, sales and negotiating skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities successfully
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self motivated and goal oriented
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision