Empire Recruitment
February 2, 2024
Monaghan, Ireland
Job Type


Our client is expanding and requires an experienced New Business Account Executive

This is a Full Time Permanent role with locations in Monaghan and Co. Meath

The Role:

The purpose of this role is to work as part of a dynamic sales team seeking and winning Commercial
New Business. The role entails working on specific company driven sales campaigns with the
business as well as working on own initiative to generate larger type Commercial New Business leads for conversion.

Sales and Activity Management:
Seek, Quote and Convert quotations for new commercial clients.

  • Meet challenging income acquisition and referral targets set.
  • Assist in achieving the overall objectives of the Commercial Lines New Business Team.
  • Comply with all relevant compliance legislation.
  • Manage aged debt and premium collection.
  • Comply with all Management Audit Requirements.
  • Ensure agreed processes are followed in all matters.
  • Maintain an excellent team work ethic.

Customer Relationship Management:

  • Build effective working relationships with all prospective clients in a short space of time by
    establishing trust, anticipating needs, sharing information and meeting commitments.
  • Actively seek new business

Customer Service:

  • Portray a professional image to exceed customer service standards.
  • Take personal responsibility for delivering the highest level of accuracy and quality in your

Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with company directors.
  • Work within a collaborative team environment.
  • Assist in achieving the overall objectives of the Commercial Lines New Business Team.


  • Work with the Commercial Lines Manager and Compliance Teams in ensuring that quality of
    file records meets prescribed standards.



  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with a high level of
  • Ability to deal with and convert larger more complex commercial risks into clients.
  • Strong communication skills are essential.
  • An aptitude for selling and being flexible to meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate good technical & product knowledge. Excellent negotiation skills and an
    understanding how best to negotiate between price and risk.
  • Possess a positive, can do attitude with the ability to adapt to and embrace change.
  • Attention to detail. Motivated, self-starter who will work on their own initiative and
    appreciate the regulatory nature of the business.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach, along with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and adapt to unforeseen events.
  • A good degree of personal organisation and a structured approach to time and resource
    management. Strong IT and organisational skills.
  • CIP qualified as a minimum
  • Compliant with the Central Bank’s Minimum Competency Code and Fitness & Probity.

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Previous Applied Experience
  • Previous successful Insurance Sales experience.
  • Significant technical insurance knowledge.
  • Proficient in Office, including Outlook, Word & Excel.
  • Ability to develop relationships with insurers and clients in a limited time frame. An
    enthusiastic and flexible approach, along with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn & develop
  • Strong work ethic
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development. Quick learning capabilities and an
    aptitude for understanding the variable elements of insurance products
  • Full, clean driving licence and access to car
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