Inspire Recruitment

Professional Services Specialists

Inspire Training and Recruitment use a dedicated and personal approach to meet the needs of both the hiring employer and the candidate. We are specialists in Professional Services Recruitment and use this experience to place the perfect candidate with the right company.  

Finding the right candidate can be time-consuming and our team goes to extensive lengths to make sure they are the best fit  Each search we carry out is bespoke to individual company requirements. Inspire uses extensive knowledge to assess candidate suitability, do the initial screening, interviewing and undertake market references where required.  

Supplying both permanent and contract solutions across the Professional Services sector. As well as supporting Young people seek work experience placements in Bristol. 

We support our candidates in finding a role with the best organisation for them. Consulting and advising on each stage of the process. Inspire work hard for all parties, offering exceptional service and an outstanding candidate journey for the ultimate outcome. 

So, if you are looking to recruit the best talent or looking for your next career move, you have come to the right place

Below are a selection of our Live roles, we are currently managing over 100 Live roles for clients nationally so if what your looking for isn't here, drop us a line and a member of the team would be happy to assist you.

Live Vacancies

Please review the below sample of our Current positions

Location: Taunton
Package: To £37,500
Ref: RD0295

The team here has been refreshed with a new manager who’s hands on and out and about seeing clients themselves, as a business our client have had a highly stable client portfolio within their market for 15+ years and are looking for an Account Executive to come in to manage a portion of this and also grow it further.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Managing an inherited portfolio of clients

Networking with existing and potential clients

Liaising with the Account Handlers to ensure clients requirements from start to finish, including new business presentations, MTA’s and renewals are dealt with efficiently and in a timely manner.

Pro-actively working towards annual sales targets

What’s on offer:

Negotiable basic salary + Bonus (Team and Individual) and a wider benefits package.

What you’ll need:

A good grounding in Commercial Insurance within a broking environment, with exposure to Commercial Combined, Motor, Liability and Property.

A skill set that includes high level communication (both written and verbal), negotiation, sales, client management and influencing skills, coupled with a good eye for detail.

A full driving licence.

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Location: Gloucester
Package: To £30,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RD0251

Our client is a growing insurance broking group with a strong ethos on client service and looking after their clients and staff.

As part of their growth they are establishing a new office in Gloucester to look after an existing portfolio of clients in the region.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Dealing with client queries including Policy Queries and MTA’s
Preparing and submitting renewal presentations
Working with Account Executives and the Senior Account Handler on Larger cases (as required)
Communicating with Insurers and MGA’s on a regular basis
Building solid working relationships with clients and stakeholders (both internal and external)
Ensuring Acturis is kept up to date at all times along with any other client files

What you’ll need:

Ideally our client are looking for 2-3 years of insurance broking experience within the SME market
Working knowledge of Acturis is highly beneficial
Exposure to Commercial Insurance products covering: Property, Motor, Liability and Combined products.

What’s on offer:

Our client have benchmarked this role at £20-£28,000 basic + Bonus (quarterly) initially with regular performance and salary reviews.
As a business they have a track record of promoting from within and take pride in the active nature of doing this.

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Location: Manchester (South)
Package: To £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RD0277

As a business our client have grown significantly over the last 5 years both organically and in-organically.

Due to this growth they are now looking to add an Account Executive to manage an existing client portfolio of c£150,000 commission income.

With this there is an expectation that this will grow by both personal new business and wider office new business.

What we’re looking for:

You’ll be well versed in Commercial Combined, Motor, Property and Liability across a variety of market sectors including manufacturing, construction, professional services and be willing to continually learn and develop with the business

3+ years within an Account Executive role within an Insurance Broking environment

Experience of managing clients via face to face meetings, Virtual meetings, Email and Phone

Able to negotiate with insurers to secure the best terms possible for clients whilst maintaining a balanced approach.

Package wise:

We’re looking at a base of up to c£50,000 + Bonus + Benefits with some scope for flexibility.

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Location: Manchester
Package: To £40,000
Reference: RD0278

As a business our client have grown significantly over the last 5 years both organically and in-organically.

As part of their ongoing growth plans they are looking to strengthen their sales team with the addition of an Account Executive to focus on winning new clients.

This role is supported by a team of Telemarketers and Appointment Makers who’ll supply you with qualified leads and appointments so all you have to do is close them off.

Target wise your looking at £4k a month, the TAM team will provide you with enough to go after to make 90% of this achievable by just following up on the leads provided, with the remaining 10% coming from personal work

Progression wise once you’ve hit the benchmark book wise you’ll transition into a more Account Management focused role (if you want to).

What we’re looking for:

You’ll be well versed in Commercial Combined, Motor, Property and Liability across a variety of market sectors including manufacturing, construction, professional services and be willing to continually learn and develop with the business

3+ years within an Account Executive role within an Insurance Broking environment (or as an Account handler who wants to get into sales)

Experience of managing clients via face to face meetings, Virtual meetings, Email and Phone

Able to negotiate with insurers to secure the best terms possible for clients whilst maintaining a balanced approach.

Package wise:

We’re looking at a base of up to c£40,000 + Bonus + Benefits with some scope for flexibility.

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Location: Gloucester
Package: To £28,000
Reference: RD0252

Our client have grown significantly over the last few years to support this growth they are looking to bring in an Account Handler to deal purely with Renewals.

As a business they are happy to consider both Personal Lines and Commercial Lines Account Handlers on this role.

Initially working remotely you’ll be dealing with renewals across a spread of clients within the SME space.

As a business they are currently operating remotely on this team, with a view to having the staff back in a centrally located office once things return to normal.

Renewals wise the team deals with c150 renewals a month with peak months being c210 so being able to multi-task is essential.

Experience of working within an Insurance broking / underwriting environment is essential for this position.

Prior exposure to Acturis is beneficial 

For more information please apply

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Location: Bristol
Package: To £37,500
Reference: RD0283

Our client have been consistently growing over several years and have a great team in place already, due to a continued and increasing number on new business enquiries they are looking to strengthen their team with the addition of a new Account Handler to assist the team with renewal and new business broking.

As a business they have built on solid foundations and this role will enable you to develop and push forwards along the route you want to, this isn’t some set in stone for the next 10 years kind of role, if your excelling in one area and want to push forwards more in there, our client are happy to oblige.

We’re looking for a Professions broker who has exposure to all the classic professions – Solicitors, Architects, IFA’s, Accountants etc. exposure to emerging markets is also beneficial. – ideally 4+ years in a similar role within professions

You’ll need to be comfortable in a small team and able to communicate clearly and effectively with the team

On a wider basis you should be happy to work under your own initiative, able to negotiate and influence both clients and underwriters.

The day to day:

Handling new inbound quote enquiries

Managing a varied renewal caseload of Professions Risks alongside the senior team

Dealing with MTA’s and day to day client requirements

Liaising with Insurers and MGA’s

Actively negotiating with underwriters to secure the best terms

Assisting Finance and Marketing where required

Our client are flexible on package as this is very much about getting the right person in to support the business, we’ve known them for several years and they are straight forwards, very friendly and have grown consistently over the last 5 years.

This hire is part of a defined growth plan over the next 5 years and as such they are keen to find someone who wants to develop with an agile business and become part of the management team in the mid term not the long term.

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Location: Manchester (South)
Package: To £40,000 + 20% NB Bonus + Benefits
Ref: RD0286

As a business, our client is passionate about doing the right thing for their clients rather than chasing income from them.

Due to their continued growth and their ongoing 5-year plan they are now looking for a Sales minded Commercial Insurance professional to join their team initially in a Development Executive capacity.

On a day to day basis:

Attending pre-qualified appointments with potential clients
Completing fact finds and designing bespoke solutions
Liaising with the broking team to secure accurate terms
Actively achieving sales targets
Prospecting for clients personally when the team are focusing on other regions
Building profitable relationships with underwriters and surveyors
Assisting management with MI data
Actively networking with new and existing clients to secure referrals

What you’ll need:

sound track record in a sales focused role within a Commercial Insurance Broker
Strong working knowledge of standard Commercial Insurance classes (EL, PL, Property, Motor) ideally with some working knowledge of Professions and wider specialist markets
Your skillset should include strong Communication and Sales skills coupled with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.

Our client are looking for someone who has an entrepreneurial drive that wants to be part of the business for the long term not just come in and be part of the furniture.
As a business they envisage their DE’s working within that role for 18-36 months before transferring into a more holding role, you keep what you win, earn commission on both new business and renewal

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Location: Nationwide
Package: To £80,000 + Bonus + Shares
Reference: RD0301

As a business our client have an entrepreneurial approach to business as such they are looking for highly motivated Account Executive’s to join the team to develop their own portfolios.

They’ve got fantastic access to markets and the ability to negotiate from a space of independence with insurers so they can obtain deals not easily matched from elsewhere.

You’ll be building your own portfolio of clients, either new clients – where they’ll acquire the data for you to follow up on or going back to clients you’ve dealt with in years gone by.

The business itself is structured so you’ll be rewarded in a way that suits you, whether that’s taking 20% of the income from your portfolio or converting that into shares instead that’s your choice.

The leadership team are hands on and will do everything they can to support you, ultimately through your passion and drive for doing business is what this role will come down to.

What you’ll need:

Prior experience within the Insurance broking world within a client facing position be that you’re an AD looking for more freedom in how you do things or a New Business Exec that’s bored of doing work for an Exec to take the credit.
You’ll need solid knowledge of markets and products alike – until your portfolio hits £75k CI you’ll be running your own broking.
A full driving licence – this is a client facing role so you’ll need to be out and about when required, whether that’s client meetings or networking.
A commercial and sales led mindset coupled with strong communication, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.

The Rewards:

Our client are happy to structure packages in the most effective way for you with basic salaries of up to £80,000 + Bonuses on offer or if you’d prefer to take a lower basic and a larger cut of the pie they are happy to consider it, they view everyone as unique within the business not a number.
Midterm wise you’ll get your own broker (once the £75k CI mark is reached) and they will continue to support you in growing things.
They are scaling at pace, so there will be a lot of opportunity to develop internally and a highly experienced management team to help you get where you want to go.

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Location: Leeds
Package: To £29,000 + Bonus
Reference: RD0291

Our client are a passionately independent business and have recorded growth year on year for over 7 years, driven by their management team and also their client base consistently recommending new clients.

Due to their continued growth and recent appointments of Account Executives, they are now looking to strengthen their client-facing account handling team.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Managing general mid-term alterations for clients – referring as required to Account Executives
Developing strong relationships with clients to maximise retention rates
Liaising with internal departments (Claims, Marketing, Sales) to ensure client files are up to date
Preparing and reviewing new business and renewal packs to ensure all documentation is accurate
Actively negotiating with insurers where required to ensure clients receive the best terms possible
Assisting management with the generation of MI
Other duties as required by the management team

What you’ll need:

Ideally, you’ll have 4-5 years experience within Commercial Insurance broking
Exposure to Commercial Motor, Property, Liability and Combined with some exposure to fleet
A skill set that includes good Communication (both written and verbal), influencing, stakeholder management, negotiation and IT skills coupled with the ability to work under your own initiative

What’s on offer:

A basic salary of up to £28,000 with progression routes to Senior Account Handler or Account Executive positions
A wider benefits package that includes full study support for professional qualifications
You’ll be a person, not a number – as a business, they are fiercely independent and have the feel of a family business which is impressive given their size.

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Location: North Somerset
Package: To £27,500 + Bonus
Reference: RD0292

As a business our client have grown consistently by delivering outstanding service to their clients continuously, boasting a renewal retention rate in the high 90’s they are now in a position where they are looking for a driven Account Handler / Broker their team to manage an existing portfolio of Commercial Clients and grow this further

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Managing an inherited portfolio of clients (SME to £5k)

Networking with existing and potential clients

Managing clients requirements from start to finish, including new business presentations, MTA’s and renewals.

Pro-actively working towards annual sales targets

What’s on offer:

Our client are an independent broker who are passionate about developing their staff, as such they’ll fund professional qualifications.

Negotiable basic salary + Bonus (Team and Individual) and a wider benefits package.

What you’ll need:

A good grounding in Commercial Insurance within a broking environment, with exposure to Commercial Combined, Motor, Liability and Property.

A skill set that includes high level communication (both written and verbal), negotiation, sales, client management and influencing skills, coupled with a good eye for detail.

A full driving licence.

The portfolio itself has sat with the brokerage for years and will need a little sprucing up as normal but is highly stable.

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Location: Stockton-On-Tees
Package: To £28,000 + Benefits
Reference: RD0293

As a business our client have grown solidly for 4 years and have added more than 40 staff and 2 offices in that time.

Due to their continued growth and outstanding performance by their sales teams they are now looking for a Commercial Insurance Broker / Account Handler to purely look after a renewals portfolio.

The Portfolio itself is a mix of Commercial SME through to Mid-Corporate business with a large number of these clients coming up to their 1st renewal so making sure they have a seamless and painless journey through their renewal is a key priority for this role.

The day to day:

Preparing and Inviting renewals in a timely and professional manner
Liaising with Underwriters, the markets team and clients to ensure they are placed with the best cover possible
Assisting the Account Executive’s with MI and client related information
Actively helping with MTA’s as required
Dealing with client queries within agreed timescales
Ensuring all documentation is provided to the client and the system is up to date.

What’s on offer:

Our client are looking at a base salary of c£25-£28,000 + Team Bonus + Benefits
They are also happy to fully fund professional qualifications
From a mid-term prospective our client are keen to have people onboard that want to progress, with 80% of their leadership team coming up through the business and they’re passionate about looking after their staff and providing career development opportunities.

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Location: Stockton-On-Tees
Package: To £21,000
Reference: RD0294

Following several successful years where all growth targets have been smashed, our client are looking to expand their telemarketing team further to ensure this growth continues

As a business they have gone from strength to strength and have an highly passionate management team who remain hands on. The environment is fun and engaging, with a view from the top the group should be an enjoyable place to work rather than the standard stuffy office atmosphere in most places.

They will fully train you on their products and their processes to ensure you can build a career with the business.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Talking to new clients, gathering renewal dates and providing quotations on small business cases
Achieve minimum call levels on a daily & weekly basis
Achieve monthly income targets
Ensure all administrative tasks are completed accurately.
Managing all cases within own authority levels and assisting management on larger cases
Assist management with generation of MI and other associated tasks as required.

Our client are passionate about the development of their staff and a number of their current directors started in this role. One of their directors has promoted 20+ people in 2 years alone.

What you’ll need:

A Sales led skill set with experience within Telesales / Telemarketing would be ideal.
Experience is sales over the phone would be highly desirable
A passion for developing relationships
A willingness to learn new skills and develop personally.

As a business our client are exceptional at developing their staff and will invest heavily in your development over your career with them.

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Location: Dartford
Package: To £28,000 + Benefits
Reference: RD0295

As a business our client have grown solidly for 4 years and have added more than 40 staff and 2 offices in that time.

Due to their continued growth and outstanding performance by their sales teams they are now looking for a Commercial Insurance Broker / Account Handler to purely look after a renewals portfolio.

The Portfolio itself is a mix of Commercial SME through to Mid-Corporate business with a large number of these clients coming up to their 1st renewal so making sure they have a seamless and painless journey through their renewal is a key priority for this role.

The day to day:

Preparing and Inviting renewals in a timely and professional manner
Liaising with Underwriters, the markets team and clients to ensure they are placed with the best cover possible
Assisting the Account Executive’s with MI and client related information
Actively helping with MTA’s as required
Dealing with client queries within agreed timescales
Ensuring all documentation is provided to the client and the system is up to date.

What’s on offer:

Our client are looking at a base salary of c£25-£28,000 + Team Bonus + Benefits
They are also happy to fully fund professional qualifications
From a mid-term prospective our client are keen to have people onboard that want to progress, with 80% of their leadership team coming up through the business and they’re passionate about looking after their staff and providing career development opportunities.

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Location: Manchester
Package: To £30,000
Reference: RD0296

Our client is a growing insurance broking group with a strong ethos on client service and looking after their clients and staff.

As part of their growth they are doubling the size of their south Manchester office to manage an existing client portfolio that’s moving across to be run out of the region.

On a day to day basis you’ll be:

Dealing with client queries including Policy Queries and MTA’s
Preparing and submitting renewal presentations
Working with Account Executives and the Senior Account Handler on Larger cases (as required)
Communicating with Insurers, MGA’s and the internal markets team on a regular basis
Building solid working relationships with clients and stakeholders (both internal and external)
Ensuring Acturis is kept up to date at all times along with any other client files

What you’ll need:

Ideally our client are looking for 2-3 years of insurance broking experience within the SME market
Working knowledge of Acturis is highly beneficial
Exposure to Commercial Insurance products covering: Property, Motor, Liability and Combined products.

What’s on offer:

Our client have benchmarked this role at £20-£28,000 basic + Bonus (quarterly) initially with regular performance and salary reviews.
As a business they have a track record of promoting from within and take pride in the active nature of doing this.

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Our Team has worked for over a decade within the insurance market and work alongside several networks and independent brokers who are interested in supporting other insurance professionals across the Appointed Representative, Setup Support and Retirement Planning areas

We’ll talk you through the best options for you and assist with the planning of each of these events alongside providing advice based on the experience of the team and our clients finding the best solution for you or your business.

If your looking to setup as an AR, go directly authorised or manage your retirement effectively please contact us via the Business Planning Tab for a confidential discussion

To discuss your individual needs across these area’s please contact Rich Derham:

Tel: 07737887121
Email: Rich@inspiretr.co.uk
LinkedIn: Richard Derham | LinkedIn