Broker Account Executive

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Broker Account Executive

Starting salary £25,112 rising to £26,936 after successful completion of probation. Full time, 37 hours per week.
Permanent role based in Taunton, Somerset, close to J25 of the M5.

The role

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our Business Development (BD) Team. We believe in developing people’s strengths at WPA so your existing skills and experience will be developed, should you decide to apply (which we hope you do!). The purpose of this role is to support a (Senior) Account Manager in proactively building and maintaining relationships with Intermediaries in order to promote and secure new business for WPA.

You will assist with new business quotations including follow ups: the onboarding of new customers, assisting with training and support, providing advice to prospective customers and Intermediaries in relation to WPA products and processes.

What can you bring to WPA?

We are keen to hear from you if you have a proven track record of being dedicated and proactive in your approach to work, have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and organisational skills. You should have the ability to work using your own initiative as well as working effectively in a team to meet deadlines, manage your own time and priorities, show sound judgement and problem-solving skills.

You will be joining a hardworking, close, and supportive team and we seek people with likeminded attributes who are always a great asset to any team they are part of. Passion and enthusiasm are also key.

The BD Broker Account Executive role requires you to be comfortable with working with numbers and to take an analytical approach when preparing and proposing new business quotations. It is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop a career in Business Development but has not yet found the right opportunity.

A great career. A great place to work.

Your long-term commitment, passion and desire to always be the best you can, will be rewarded. We will help you to develop the career you have been waiting for.

Benefits include

  • Competitive starting salary.
  • Flexible Holiday entitlement that increases with length of service and which can be bought and sold subject to certain maxima and minima.
  • Comprehensive induction programme.
  • A commitment towards your ongoing training to help you develop the career you want.
  • Gain recognised professional qualifications as appropriate.
  • Contributory pension.
  • Participation in WPA's annual companywide bonus incentive scheme, Partnership for Excellence.
  • Access to an Occupational Health Nurse, Employee Assistance Programme with face to face counselling and a free annual flu vaccination.
  • Two paid charity leave days per annum.
  • Free on-site parking in WPA's secure car park.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • Monthly awards to recognise employee achievements.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Charging points for environmentally friendly vehicles.
  • Remote GP Services - access to a private GP 24/7, free to use for employees, partners and their dependants.
  • Employee Cash Plan, specifically designed for employees and child dependants - partners can be added.
  • Length of Service awards - financial awards for each five completed years of service.

How to apply

Before submitting your application, please ensure you have a clear understanding of the role and why you think you may be suitable. If you have any queries at all about the role, you are welcome to contact us to discuss these first.

Completing the application form is the first step of the recruitment process and it is your opportunity to demonstrate why you are the most suitable candidate for the job. It is your chance to make sure that with the right effort, your application stands out amongst others.

It is essential that any information provided is accurate, legible and comprehensive as thorough recruitment vetting procedures take place which will verify the content of your CV, including (but not limited to): examination dates and grades, previous employment checks including job titles and dates of employment, any gaps in employment and convictions/cautions/reprimands/final warnings. Some checks are undertaken as part of the recruitment process, but all job offers are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), fraud prevention and credit checks, references, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, residency and identity, proof of qualifications (where appropriate) and National Insurance number.

Please download and save the application form to your computer. You will then be able to complete the form electronically. Save and send your completed application form and covering information to careers@wpa.org.uk

Any information that you supply to WPA will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For further details of our Information Security Policy please visit www.wpa.org.uk/privacy

Not found what you're looking for?

We are always interested in hearing from forward-thinking, dynamic individuals. If your skills and experience aren't suited to our current vacancies, please feel free to email your CV to us detailing the type of work you are searching for.