Gallagher Area Vice President - Business Development in South Ogden, Utah

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co .,one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.

Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for Gallagher Benefit Services, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential.

Position Summary:

The Area Vice President works with producers to identify and research prospective clients, follow up on sales calls, maintain and update a prospect database and try to drive interest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May refer new business to Producers, or may close sales themselves.

  • Primary responsibility is to identify less complex new business opportunities, determine appropriate products/services to offer, and provide pre-sales support for Producers.

Additional Considerations:

  • Represent the Company at relevant conferences and trade shows to connect with prospects, generate leads and develop networks.

  • Communicate regularly with marketing team and producers to ensure a coordinated, company-wide business development effort.

  • Work with key third party channel partners to leverage opportunities offered by their respective channels for maximum effectiveness.

Required:

  • Bachelors with emphasis in marketing, insurance, communications, business or other related field.

  • 1 or more years related experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of potential clients and the insurance brokerage business.

Work Traits:

  • Ability to work independently and simultaneously manage several projects/tasks.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and be able to appropriately represent the Company to external parties.

  • Ability to operate effectively in a team environment.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, administrative and presentation skills.

  • Be attentive to detail, have excellent follow through and good time management to see a task or project through to completion.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and database management tools.

  • Knowledge of financial institutions and credit unions a plus.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization.

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Sales/Production

Organization: GBS - Southeast Region

Title: Area Vice President - Business Development

Location: Utah-South Ogden

Requisition ID: 43032