Gravitas Broking recruiter

Broking

Have you considered how you want your Broking career to evolve? As specialists in Insurance recruitment, Gravitas are driven to help Insurance professionals take confident steps forward in their career. Our personalised service will help you navigate the market, suggesting skillset development, and preparing you for upcoming interviews. 

Gravitas covers all class of business categories within Broking, from Personal Lines, Commercial, P&C Reinsurance to speciality classes across London, Bermuda, US and Canada. If you are looking for bespoke help getting hired into a contract, permanent positions across all levels, including on a retained and executive search basis, we can help. 

Top Broking jobs in demand 

Brokers

Brokers have a sophisticated understanding of the class of business and geographical territories they work within, and an ability to prepare broking presentations reflecting the cover required. This role is key in responding to the client needs, and resolving queries, through abilities such as building and nurturing strong market relationships, problem solving, market rate/pricing knowledge and negotiation. 

Producers

Producers have significant expertise and knowledge of their client needs and insurance coverage required. Engaging in the sales of insurance products, a key skill needed to excel as a Producer within Broking is to be able to develop new or existing relationships, building clientele while acting as a point of contact between the business and market.  

Account Executives

An Account Executive’s key responsibilities include managing existing client relationships or winning and building relationships with new clients. Our clients are looking for Account Executives who bring a specialist knowledge in insurance products, commercial acumen and provide consultation techniques for a portfolio of clientele. Other beneficial skills include tailored customer service, stakeholder management and administration. 

Account Handlers

Assisting Account Executives, Account Handlers provide day-to-day management of existing client portfolios, from inception to completion. Responsibilities include dealing with specified products (small, medium or large), jurisdictions and solving client queries. We are looking for Account Handlers that have strong skills in customer service and relationship management, driven by effective communication skills and a positive attitude to problem solving. 

Technicians 

Technicians play a collaborative role when working with clients to understand their insurance requirements, review policies and handle client account queries. This role provides support to financial and processing functions, as well as credit control. Technicians may carry out documentation to ensure policies align with market requirements and procedures. As a technical position, knowledge and experience of systems or software (i.e. Insurance CRMs, Power BI) is essential in performing day-to day administrative tasks. 

Top three tips for a career in Broking

Advice from our Director, Kirsten Quarman

 

Seek the right qualifications

What qualifications are useful for your career progression? For example, the CII qualification is a desirable qualification that employers may look for, offering various study units depending to your insurance specialism. Many companies will provide support for your studies so make sure you seek them out proactively. 

Expand your network

As the Insurance market grows, it's important to establish yourself in the insurance community. Attending networking events offers opportunities for knowledge expansion and building great connections with other Insurance professionals, giving you the platform to gain valuable insights into the current market. Networking is essential to succeed in a Broking related role.  

Technology experience will give you the edge

Technology is transforming the insurance market, with an increase of insurance software (CRMs), automation, programmes and data analytics. Consequently, this has shaped traditional job roles to be more digitalised. As technical skills rise in demand, research and plan what technical skills might be beneficial for you to learn moving forward to allow you to stand out to future employers.

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