Job Description

The Opportunity: 

We are looking for a distinguished Commercial Lines Account Manager with experience on the front lines of the insurance battlefield interacting with clients. Our client needs an Account Manager that has the experience and industry expertise that is required to not only retain clients but bring new ones onboard as well. You will have the flexibility to work within the guidelines of the company to offer unique and personalized options for your clients. This client wants to help you achieve the level of service that you know your clients deserve and that you can’t always provide at overly structured firms.


  • Standard Commercial Lines Account Manager duties
  • Maintain a clear vision of the priorities in life by never sacrificing or stressing too much for the sake of a deal, sale, or job in general 
  • Provide exceptional advice based off your collected wisdom and company resources
  • Assess the needs of your client and find a solution
  • Proactive communication to ensure seamless renewals
  • Cross selling other lines when appropriate
  • Improving the days of those you interact with including both coworkers and clients
  • Staying positive and seeking outcomes that make sense for the business and the client
  • Being able to accomplish work in a laidback atmosphere
  • Help new staff learn the ropes
  • Enjoy time away from work



The Employer:

Our client is a Calgary based brokerage with a trusted history in both personal and commercial lines insurance. They have access to all the major insurance markets. The effect that technology will have on the industry for years to come is not lost on our client and they are working hard to stay ahead of the curve. Working for a midsize company means you have direct contact with all levels of the business which is great for increasing overall industry comprehension.

About You:

You are an insurance professional that was frustrated by the hand cuffs that are company guidelines. You feel as though you could offer more to your clients were you only given a little bit more say in the development of their policy. You are great with people and have a thorough understanding of how to keep clients happy. You want to work for an employer that trusts you and treats you as an equal rather than a subordinate. You are looking for a shot at the big leagues and are ready to prove yourself.


  • Active Level 1 license
  • Minimum 2 years in a similar position
  • Friendly personality
  • Exceptional baking skills for bringing in office treats would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Epic



About Us:

Finding and assessing great people for the insurance industry is what we at DGA do all day long, every day. DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 25 years, as the largest executive search and recruiting company focused exclusively on the insurance industry. With offices in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Katie Ellwood at 587-952-5076 or forward your resume in confidence to  If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

CIP Partial Completion
Exp. equivalent to University/College
Insurance License Level 1

Minimum Experience Required

1 to 2 Years