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1 Dec 2023

Full-Time Account Executive, Commercial Insurance – Ottawa

Insurance Career Network – Posted by Monica Anywhere

Job Description

Established in 1966, our client is one of the largest, most trusted, independently owned insurance and bonding brokerages in Ontario. Specializing in advice and solutions for the construction and development industries, they also offer expertise in commercial and personal insurance, group benefits and financial planning services.

Position Summary

Working in collaboration with an industry-leading team, the Commercial Account Executive will deliver continued excellence in servicing a diverse and growing book of business. The successful CAE will be marketing new and existing accounts, assessing risk exposures, recommending appropriate coverage needs, and managing relationships with clients/insurers. The individual is a self-starter, remains flexible to changing job priorities, and strives to create exceptional client experiences.


Competitive compensation package

Generous health and dental benefits program, including Healthcare Spending Account  Robust Group Retirement Savings program with company matching

Reimbursements of license fees and professional membership dues

Full support of continuing education and growth opportunities, including career mentorship with senior management

Hybrid work schedule that supports work-life balance  Epic year-round employee events!

Wellness programs, including a special initiative for new moms

Opportunities to give back to our communities through philanthropic programs  Membership to an exclusive employee discount program

Discounts to gym membership and select local retailers

Paying for work related courses, as well as annual licensing and designation fees, including RIBO, CAIB, CRM and CIP designations!

Key Accountabilities

Work in close collaboration with Principals, Account Managers and Account Associates.  Manage a book of business with a mix of medium to large size commercial insurance accounts.  Negotiate coverages, rates and premiums with insurance underwriters and Clients.

Create and update new business and renewal submissions and market new and existing business

Conduct annual renewal reviews and client meetings, including preparing a claims’ history assessment  Review inspection reports and follow up for outstanding recommendations

Conduct risk assessment of clients’ operations and insurance needs and determine appropriate insurance coverages to offer clients’

Prepare risk management strategies to improve clients’ risk exposures and focus on improving clients’ existing coverages

Manage accounts receivable on the accounts that you are handling

Work closely with the claims department and clients during claims’ negotiations and settlements Perform other related duties and projects, as required

Candidate Qualifications


RIBO Licence

Minimum of three (3) years work experience in a commercial lines department at an Insurance Brokerage and/or Insurance company in a similar role and/or with similar duties and responsibilities

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word and Excel  In the process of completing CAIB and/or CIP and/or CRM designations

An Asset:

Completed CAIB and/or CIP and/or CRM designations  Familiarity with The Agency Manager (TAM)

Working knowledge and/or understanding of construction insurance

Previous business experience in operating your own business or running a business for others.  Knowledge of project specific construction insurance

Knowledge of MS PowerPoint

Skill Sets Required

Effective verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational and time management abilities

Self-motivation with ability to problem-solve with limited supervision

Flexibility to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with changing priorities.  Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Willingness to mentor and train colleagues when required

How to Apply

Insurance Career Network is a recruitment firm focused exclusively on the insurance industry.  Our relationships, knowledge and leading experience enable us to connect leading insurers, brokerage firm and independent adjusting firms with the most talented candidates for each role. Since 1991, we have been building and nurturing relationships and with over 13,000 registered candidates, we can tap into our highly technical experience for our clients.  Our recruiters come directly from insurance related positions and bring a wealth of knowledge to each recruitment assignment. TO APPLY:  Register and submit your resume through this site or email your resume to or call  for more Monica information 416 703-5120 x201

Job Categories: Manager Commercial Lines. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Negotiable.

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