Senior Commercial Executive - Distribution

Senior Commercial Executive - Distribution

Haywards Heath
Commercial & Marketing
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Looking for an ambitious and exciting new challenge in 2020?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Commercial Executive, focusing on distribution, to join our talented Commercial & Marketing team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

We’re on the lookout for a commercially focused, enthusiastic individual to provide support to the team in order to achieve the budgeted key metrics in line with the commercial trading and distribution strategy.

The successful candidate will need a logical approach to undertake market monitoring and gather, analyse and distribute insight to support commercial improvements.
Job responsibilities
  • Provide support with the day-to-day management activity of our commercial partners by building strong stakeholder relations both externally and with internal cross-functional teams  
  • Help implement activity agreed to achieve budgeted key metrics in order to maximise conversion and/or income
  • Embed the relationship management framework by coordinating performance review meetings, circulating agreed agendas, minutes and actions
  • Maintain a detailed activity tracker for each commercial partner
  • Build strong and effective relationships with internal cross-functional teams to ensure the product and processes are working in the way expected, knowing when to escalate to relevant parties
  • Coordinate data to share with third parties to provide useful and actionable presentation packs
  • Coordinate material for internal Board meetings as required, ensuring the information presented is clear, concise and accurate
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Experience of working in the Financial Services sector, ideally in insurance
  • Confidence in interacting and working with senior stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Preferably experience of supporting or managing commercial relationships
  • Market research experience, ideally within the Financial Services sector
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Confidence in prioritising and balancing competing work streams
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products, particularly Word & Excel
  • Excellent understanding of motor insurance, ancillary products and the motor insurance industry
  • Detailed knowledge of aggregator sites and their commercial operation
  • A flexible approach and positive attitude
What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…

Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle, including a company pension scheme, group life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, professional subscription fees, the opportunity to buy additional holiday, health cash plan, help with travel expenses and the opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work.

Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

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Generous holiday entitlement

All employees receive a generous holiday entitlement.

Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

Holiday Extra

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