Lycetts are recruiting an Account Executive based in Godalming. This position is offering a competitive salary and benefits along with career development opportunities.
We usually respond within three days
Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Godalming (must be able to work from the Godalming office 5 days a week during probation and 3 days per week thereafter)
About the role
We have a fantastic opportunity to join our business Lycetts Insurance Brokers in Godalming as an Account Executive.
The successful integration of the new business into Lycetts, including but not limited to:
retention of existing client base
growth of existing business
retention of key personnel
To act as a communicator between the new business and Lycetts, facilitating good working relationships and positive energy between the two
To work with the outgoing directors in ensuring that the company culture is preserved
Comply with all compliance requirements
Act as the main point of contact for all large client renewals, negotiate and obtain suitable terms from insurers;
To source potential new clients, give advice on individual new business leads, set up meetings and lead presentations for large prospective clients;
Advise and consult with clients as and when any claims arise, liaise with loss adjusters or internal claims teams where appropriate.
Knowledge, skills and experience
Previous broking/insurance experience is essential
A positive ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to find solutions
A track record of good leadership
In addition to good organisational skills, we are seeking a well-presented individual who is a self-starter, prepared to develop business using their initiative and is then able to provide authoritative guidance and advice to both clients and other staff members
Excellent communication and personnel skills
CertCII and working towards DipCII would be preferred
What we offer
A competitive salary - Let's discuss it
Flexible and hybrid working available upon successful completion of probation
Competitive Personal Pension
Annual Bonus scheme (Discretionary based on individual and company performance)
Life Assurance cover up to 4 x salary
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 26 and 27 for 5 and 10 years’ service respectively)
Career development opportunities with funded support and financial incentives for all professional qualifications.
The Lycetts group has over 60 years’ experience of providing a comprehensive range of insurance, risk management and financial advice to a broad cross section of commercial and private clients. We are a unique chartered insurance broking and financial services organisation, which strives to be a trusted adviser to our clients and are proud to be part of the Benefact Group, which in turn is owned by a registered charity, Benefact Trust. We are a financially secure, professional and award-winning organisation. We pride ourselves in donating a significant proportion of our profits to good causes. To find out more about us and our fantastic achievements please visit www.lycetts.co.uk.
Committed to making a difference
We think that people are looking for something worthwhile in a company beyond the workplace. Our employees are encouraged to take at least one day a year to help a charity of their choice, offering practical and professional support, as part of our MyGiving programme.
Our staff know how to work hard but also how to enjoy themselves! We pride ourselves on creating an appropriate work-life balance, valuing wellbeing, flexibility and being part of a team.
At the Benefact Group, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences. We understand that the perfect candidate for this role may not necessarily meet every requirement listed in this advert, and we encourage you to apply even if you feel that you don't fulfil every single qualification. Your unique perspective and potential are valuable to us, and we invite you to submit an application if this opportunity resonates with you.