Western Financial Group –Network
Western Financial Group is the largest property and casualty brokerage in western Canada. Including our affiliated offices, we provide auto, home, farm and business insurance to residents of 90+ communities through over 100 local offices across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. In most locations we also offer life insurance products, travel insurance, some investment services, and deposit and loan services such as the purchase of GICs, as well as personal and commercial mortgages and loans.
Western Financial Group is built on Guiding Principles that recognize the value of our employees and encourage lifelong learning through education and training opportunities. We’re a company that is dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve... because we live here.
About The Opportunity
We are seeking a Commercial Insurance Sales Executive to join our team. In this role, you will contribute to achieving the goals of your team by:
Meeting specific sales targets focusing on both transactional and some consultative interactions with associations, and mid size companies.
Preparing sales presentations, contracts and proposals subject to review by supervisor.
Participating in special projects such as major promotions, new product launches, and new marketing initiatives, speaking engagements and networking events.
Undertaking industry and association presentations.
Persuasively selling Westerns value-added services, resources and expertise.
Influencing client purchasing decisions, through knowledge of available options, open dialogue and convincing presentations tailored to the needs of the audience and the circumstances at hand.
Obtaining knowledge of competitor’s services/products and counter with enhanced products, processes or expert advice.
Contributing to team members technical knowledge and business acumen while fostering team spirit, individual challenge and personal development of team members.
Demonstrating a high level of consistency between words and actions across all business situations and accepts ultimate responsibility for results.
Remaining current and develops expertise in assigned industry or market area, Western’s scope of resources and capabilities, and competitive economic environment.
Has technical expertise of client’s business
We are seeking the following experience, skills, and capabilities:
Minimum General Insurance Level 2 preferred, must be obtained within 6 months of hire date
Prospecting and meeting creation capability critical
Intermediate level computer skills, including MS Office
Experience with TAM (The Agency Manager) is an asset.
3 years minimum sales experience; insurance sales experience a plus
College degree preferred or commensurate work experience
Your values will align with the Guiding Principles of Western Financial Group:
- It is the foundation of our business. We believe that frank, accurate and honest communication is always in everyone's best interest.
- We are advocates for our customers and shareholders and the trusted representatives for our suppliers. Our credibility rests on our determination to see that everyone gets what they deserve.
- We believe that nobody owes us a living. Our skills and knowledge must generate meaningful, positive results for all concerned. We will strive to be the best we can be.
- We place our faith in long-term relationships, through thick and thin. We support our communities.
Western Financial Group offers robust compensation and benefits packages including:
Group health and dental benefits plan 100% paid by Western Financial Group
Minimum 3 week vacation, personal days & sick days
Training and development opportunities
Employer matched RSP program and Employee Share Ownership Plan
About Grande Prairie, AB
(Population as of 2008:
50,227) is the metropolitan centre of all northern Alberta and British Columbia and is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, located 456 km northwest of Edmonton.
As a hub for the Peace Region, Grande Prairie contains an abundance of both renewable and non-renewable resources ranging from agriculture, and forestry, to oil and natural gas. With 250,000 people within a 200 km radius, this vibrant and modern city serves as the regional centre for business, service and shopping for northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia and is noted as the "Shopping Capital of the North".
Grande Prairie provides a full range of education, cultural, and recreation opportunities desired for quality living.
It has golf courses, a college offering university courses, and the new Community Knowledge Campus which holds twin ice arenas, an arts centre, an indoor soccer centre, two schools and the community science and technology centre.
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Western Financial Group
- 10 months ago