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Location Leominster
Date PostedFebruary 5, 2020
Category Office
Job Type Permanent


We are recruiting for an Account Handler to join our Leominster based client on a 12-month contract to cover maternity leave. This vacancy is full time with an expected start date during April 2020. This role is within an insurance office and the successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and service of a portfolio of personal/commercial clients.

This is a varied role, where you’ll deal with a range of clients covering personal and commercial lines, the successful candidate will be confident and engaging when dealing with both clients and insurers. You will be accountable for the growth of the branch portfolio through business development and by spotting opportunities.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Administration and service of a portfolio of commercial clients including visiting clients, presenting clients to insurers, negotiating premiums, processing midterm adjustments, dealing with renewals, supporting claims, and issuing client documentation
  • Business development and growth of portfolio
  • Attend networking events and call on clients to introduce services
  • Maintain accurate records using a CRM system
  • Adhering to compliance process and FCA regulations and rules
  • Build a positive culture and contribute to team objectives
  • Undertake professional development training


  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in your approach to meeting new/existing clients
  • Prior insurance experience would be advantageous although skills developed within a comparable environment would be considered
  • Confident in dealing with customers
  • Good computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
  • Proactive and organised

Our client is offering a competitive salary of £18k – £25k, depending on experience.

20 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme, onsite car parking and staff discount at an onsite café are all available.

Our client is willing to consider candidates who are seeking part time hours.

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