• Business Development Associate

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/10/2018 5:10 PM)
    Division
    Risk & Compliance
    # of Openings
    1
    Brand
    Axco
  • Company Outline

     

    Axco-Wilmington Logo - Final (2)With more than 50 years’ experience in researching and publishing industry intelligence on insurance and employee benefits information, Axco is the definitive information source for professionals in these markets around the world. Our unique business model and methods of research have enabled the development of an extensive suite of products comprising in-depth reports, focused profiles, Q&A databases, intelligent questioning tools, and email services. Our products are delivered to the largest and most well-known insurers, reinsurers, brokers and employee benefits specialists across the globe.

     

    Axco’s strength comes from our outstanding team of people, highly knowledgeable in our fields of expertise; longstanding relationships with industry professionals and trusted partnerships with our clients.

     

    We are a growing company with a commitment to innovation in a rapidly evolving industry and the drive to be the very best. With the help of dedicated and talented employees, our ambitions will be realized. Axco is part of Wilmington plc's Risk & Compliance Division. 

     

    Job Role:  Business Development Associate

    Location:  London

    Closng Date:  14th October 2018

     

    At Wilmington Plc we know how critical our employees are to us achieving success, so we make sure we recruit great people to help us to maintain the trust of our customers and develop new, innovative products.  This is a place where you can truly progress. A place where you can be heard.  Here, combining know-how with a great attitude will give you the opportunity to succeed.  We are able to offer exceptional career development opportunities #WilmingtonCareers and as such we are now looking for a Business Development Associate #Sales to be based in our new Central London Head Quarters in Whitechapel.

    Main Purpose of Role

    If you are an experienced Business Development Associate who has worked in a client facing role within a multinational insurance environment this could be the next challenge you have been looking for.  

    The key focus of this Business Development opportunity is to work with our Client Development, Sales and Marketing Teams to promote and explain our products and services to our customers utilising your strong presentation and influencing skills.

    This exciting job role is more than just business development!  You will also be involved in the research, collation, organisation and input of information required to maintain existing products and new content developments whilst establishing and maintaining relationships with external agencies, partners and clients.

    You will need to be proficient at researching and responding to direct inquiries from clients and assisting the Client Solutions team with day to day tasks along with being heavily involved in new and existing product development projects.

    Experience and confidence goes without saying as you will be involved in client facing conversations and pitches.  Experience within a sales role is essential, as is strong insurance related technical knowledge and understanding.

     

    This Business Development role will need someone who is able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and overcome challenges so you'll be a self motivated individual who is able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment.

     

    Strong and clear communication ability with both internal team members, colleagues and clients is also a must as is the need for initiative and the ability to find ways to improve solutions, systems and processes.

    Skills and Experience Required

     

    We are looking for an Associate with the following attributes who will be able to thrive within this exciting yet challenging environment.

    • Experience within a similar client facing role
    • Exposure to multinational insurance industry
    • Self starter, team player, client centric
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Organised / Detail orientated
    • High level of professionalism and willingness to demonstrate flexibility
    • Strong academic achievement, preferably university degree
    • Sales experience

     

     

    We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies


    “We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”

     

     

    Wilmington

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