Regional Sales Manager

All Open Positions Remote, United States


Description

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for the comprehensive management of the assigned region. Position is accountable for the management of the sales organization and process as well as collaboration and coordination with Marketing and Underwriting service deliverables and profitability.

Responsibilities

  • Drive financial performance of assigned region
    • Create, manage, and meet/exceed annual new business production plan through consistent visibility and developing significant relationships
    • Create, manage, and meet/exceed a direct written premium plan through ongoing management
    • Responsible to achieve/exceed profitability in coordination with Underwriting partners
    • Develop and implement an annual regional sales plan in partnership with Underwriting
  • Manage Territory Distribution
    • Work to position Convelo as a lead partner organization for Non-Profits, Human Services, Education Institutions, and/or Religious Organizations.
    • Develop annual agency/broker business plans with select partners and hold accountable through various metrics (submissions, premium commitment, pipeline, etc.)
    • Differentiate distribution support based on agency assessments, including driving production with relationships with aggressive growth potential, while also helping to maintain relationships with larger, more-tenured books of business.
  • Provide Leadership of Territory and Expertise of Sales Process & Products
    • Takes ownership and sets an example for the organization, in all communications, with high ethical integrity.
    • Learn & provide exceptional knowledge of Convelo’s product and appetite while also demonstrating outstanding knowledge of competitors’ products.
    • Schedule and run agency visits with distribution partners to drive production & profitability results.
    • Collaborate with Underwriting on account pipeline development, book roll opportunities and key relationships to proactively manage the sales process.
    • Conduct regular territory reviews with Underwriting with focus on new business, renewal business and profitability performance to plan.
    • Assist in development & understanding of competitors products & pricing strategies in marketplace while also providing “street level” feedback.
    • Develops & adheres to annual regional budget.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business or related field.
  • Professional designations (CIC, CPCU, ARM) highly desired.

Experience

  • 3 or more years of territory/region management experience.
  • 5-7 years of commercial lines insurance experience, demonstrating an expertise with a variety of sales and insurance concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Insurance sales and/or agency management experience preferred.
  • Prior underwriting experience preferred.
  • E&S experience a plus.