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Business Development Associate - Toronto, ON
Location:Toronto, Canada
Team:Business Development
Job Type:Business Development
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Job Description

The Business Development Associate position is an entry level sales role. Main responsibilities will include generating new customer opportunities and driving new business activity from assigned customers across Canada.

To successfully accomplish these goals, the selected candidate must have the following skills and attributes:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in the insurance industry is preferred
  • College Degree OR equivalent business/industry experience
  • Strong communication skills to establish relationships with customers, communicate company goals and objectives and meet with underwriting teams on strategy/tactics,
  • Initiative to execute on the best opportunities for growth within the territory
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self-starter with strong dependability/initiative as this is a remote position
  • Commitment to staying knowledgeable about the insurance climate being demonstrated by enrolling and passing insurance designations and coursework, including actively working toward the completion of the CIP designation.

Position responsibilities will include:

  • Calling and visiting prospective customers
  • Executing new customer appointment process
  • Establishing productive relationships with customers
  • Driving new business activity via various sales strategies

At USLI, our goal is to strengthen our community and culture by representing all races, genders, religions and sexual orientations. We continue to move conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion forward to ensure every community member has a sense of belonging, a voice and a seat at the table.

USLI provides full-time community members with a comprehensive benefits package, access to wellness programs, continuing education resources, and multiple opportunities to get involved with charitable organizations.

In response to the COVID19 pandemic, USLI is working toward returning to our physical offices.  Our team members are currently working in a hybrid model with the goal of returning to 75% onsite employment for all Community Members (unless job description indicates otherwise) as of June 2023.