Commercial Marketing Broker
Western Financial Group –Network
Grand Prairie, AB
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 Marketing Broker to join our team. In this role, you will contribute to achieving the goals of your team by:
Actively market new Commercial and Insurance business with Insurers
Requesting renewal instructions from Insurers to forward onto Network Office producer/account representatives’ in order to start renewal process
Negotiating favorable rates, terms and conditions from insurance companies
Requesting policy changes/endorsements from Insurance companies as requested by the client/Network Office producer/account representative
Maintaining awareness and share experience and knowledge of current market conditions/trends pertaining to market availability and competitiveness
Developing and maintain good working relationships with our Network Offices and the underwriters of our insurance companies
Other related duties as assigned
We are seeking the following experience, skills, and capabilities:
Minimum 5 years of experience in the insurance industry, preferably in the Commercial Insurance field with prior insurance placement or underwriting experience
Minimum General Agent Level II license
CAIB or Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) Designation preferred
Post secondary education (degree or diploma) preferred
Excellent organizational, interpersonal & communication skills
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
Grand 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