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Berkley Assistant Vice President - Central Region in Chicago, Illinois

The Assistant Vice President is responsible for contributing to the overall financial results, profitable growth and sales culture for the region. S/he will report to the Regional Vice President of Berkley Management Protection and be based within the assigned region. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Grow the Private Company Management Liability lines of business in assigned territory

  • Work closely with the Regional Vice President to establish and implement a sales culture

  • Establish strong relationships with agents in driving mutually beneficial results through agency planning, production and growth

  • Manage distribution and negotiate agency appointment agreements

  • Cultivate and pursue relationships in Insurtech and Affinity business

  • Monitor competitor’s offerings and emerging industry issues

  • Mentor junior colleagues regarding sales acumen and product knowledge

  • Embrace relevant technology and actively improves skillset through formal and informal learning

  • Be a resource for new and innovative ideas to continually challenge the status quo

  • Influence the structure of the region to capitalize on the strengths of the individual team members

  • Work with the Regional Vice President and Senior Leadership team to develop and drive underwriting and business strategies within region and nationally.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a combination of sales and underwriting roles specifically in the management liability space

  • Deep product knowledge within the Management Liability suite of products (D&O, Cyber, EPL, Crime, and Fiduciary)

  • Prior management experience preferred

  • Strong sales acumen

  • Demonstrated experience in developing new agent relationships

  • An agile team player with strong written and verbal communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to self-organize, prioritize and request help when needed

  • Execution oriented with attention to details driven by natural curiosity and competitive spirit

  • Ability to travel up to 60%

Job ID: 2021-4693

Street: 550 W Jackson Boulevard

Industry:

Insurance

Seniority Level:

Mid-Senior Level

Job Functions:

ConsultingCustomer ServiceGeneral Business

Employment Type:

Full-Time

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