Insurance Leader Area Vice President

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Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Industry
Insurance
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 95,000 - US$ 140,000 per year, $95k - 140k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_21893
Contact
Young, Jarrid M., Spherion
Phone
843.554.4933
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Job Description

Spherion is currently accepting resumes for a Direct Hire opportunity as an Area Vice President for a top ten insurance broker in the Charleston, SC area. Qualified candidates please apply and forward a copy of your resume to jarridyoung@spherion.com

Job Description
The area Vice President is responsible for achieving organizational goals, including interpreting these goals into achievable targets, communicating with staff and monitoring progress and ensuring the goals are achieved in a timely manner. The area Vice President develops Sales capability in new and existing staff, ensuring that opportunities for Leads, Up Selling, Cross Selling and referrals are actively maximized.
Key Responsibilities:
- Monitors and manages the office budget, expenses, profit and loss statement, contingency income, payables and receivables.
- Monitor and improve agency performance to ensure client growth, revenue and profitability, efficiency, client satisfaction.
- Translate overall goals into achievable, realistic goals for the agency
- Facilitates, monitors, and implements the agency business plan to ensure meeting of agency goals for profitability and growth.
- Build and foster a client-centric sales environment that is focused on new business development, retention and relationship development
- Identify opportunities for growth within the region by securing new contacts and driving business through the region's Advisors
- Identification of Sales Initiatives and Business Development Opportunities
- Accountable for regional production as per budgets and objectives, and to address shortfalls and strategies to combat shortfalls with CMO and other team members.
- Ensure customer service, and client contact is at the highest level of professionalism and follow-up is sincere and persistent.
- Actively promotes open communication and high morale.
- Maintains high visibility profile as a leader in the community

Working hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Skills:
Requirements/ Qualifications:
- 7 years of sales experience with at least 3 years of sales and/or agency leadership required
- Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams to success
- Demonstrated ability to sell, cross sell and up sell
- Superior communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking, and organizational skills required
- Ability to coach, mentor and lead employees
- Superior relationship building with a client orientation
- Professional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are required for this position, along with the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Education requirements
- Bachelor's degree preferred
Licensing or certification Requirements
- Currently licensed in good standing in required lines and states.
- Current with all necessary CE credits in required lines and states.
- Advanced professional designation highly desirable (e.g. AAI, ARM, CIC).

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