Job Description

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER – Western Canada - Travel Insurance

 

Our client, a dynamic and growing insurance organization are looking for a Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada. This is for an existing and very successful travel insurance book of business, in which the incumbent will be expected to maintain and grow.  Our Client prides them selves on their impeccable customer service and quality of their products.

You are a motivated and entrepreneurial individual who can build lasting relationships and provide the highest level of service. 

** This is essentially a work from home position, but there will be travel 3 days a week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing and growing the existing book of business of travel insurance for Western Canada.
  • Identify new business opportunities - working with travel agencies and brokerages to conduct regular sales/cold calls to produce new business
  • Provide exceptional customer service whilst maintaining and building business relations
  • Working closely with the Head office in Ontario – contributing to strategy for growth and providing recommendations for new product ideas and based on client feedback and market trends in Western Canada
  • Reporting: weekly productivity reports, quarterly business plans, and year-end reports and projections
  • Facilitate and deliver training presentations in person and via webinars
  • Attending trade shows, representing the brand and networking on behalf of your employer

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive knowledge of the travel industry and travel insurance.
  • 3 – 5 years demonstrated B2B sales – preferably in travel insurance industry
  • Post Secondary diploma/degree in Sales/Marketing/Business or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and enthusiastic presentation skills.
  • Self sufficient, proactive, motivated and highly organised
  • Strong MS Office skills including Power Point and Excel
  • Ability to interact effectively and comfortably with all levels, and possess the soft skills to build ongoing relationships
  • Ability to travel regularly – approximately 3 days a week
  • Flexibility in working hours (evenings, weekends)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean abstract

 

For the successful candidate, our Client will set up a home office, provide a monthly car allowance, travel expenses, land line, internet, cell phone and laptop.

 

If you meet or exceed these requirements and qualifications, please contact Affia at 778-383-9790, x 104 or email your resume in confidence to affia@dgacareers.com. If you are already working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this opportunity and they will give you more details.

 

DGA Careers is Canada’s only national Executive Search and Recruitment firm focused exclusively on the insurance industry, since 1986. Our deep industry experience, knowledge and strong relationships enable us to connect leading insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms with the most talented mid to senior level professionals for each individual leadership role.

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time
Permanent

Market Segment

Insurance
Other
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English

Education Required

College Secondary School Diploma
Diploma

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

Does this job require travel ?

Yes

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