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Commercial Insurance Practitioner Apprentice Bridges Insurance Brokers Limited

We are looking for a apprentice to join our team here at Bridges Insurance. You will learn all aspects of the insurance industry alongside administration and social media. Completing a Cert CII qualification is also part of the role.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £243.75

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001718055

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

As part of this role, you will complete the following duties:

  • Taking client details and maintaining database information
  • Handling queries over the telephone and face-to-face
  • Liaising with clients to obtain information for insurance purposes
  • Completing insurance documentation
  • Preparing quotations
  • Liaising with insurers
  • Any associated administration and support
  • Prepare letters regarding renewals of insurance policies and send out to customers in good time for their renewal
  • Ensure that renewals are followed up and try to retain the customer and encourage them to renew their insurance policies each year with us
  • Prepare mailshots to gain new customers
  • Regular updating of social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Follow company brand guidelines on social media and keep the conversation going to encourage prospective customers to contact us for a quotation
  • Carry out marketing campaigns, including e-mail, social media, advertising and post
  • Come up with ideas for new marketing campaigns
  • Ensure compliance with guidelines from the regulator: the Financial Conduct Authority
  • Prepare mail for sending and ensure post is ready to send each day
  • Keep records to a high standard

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to use social media with some knowledge of how, Facebook, LinkedIn and twitter work
  • Able to prioritise workload while maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive with a sense of humour
  • Can work within a team as well as on own initiative
  • Personable & friendly, composed under pressure
  • IT proficient

Personal qualities

  • Has a pro-active, can-do attitude 
  • Enjoys working with people and is friendly and approachable 
  • Adaptable 
  • Focused 
  • Responsible 

Desired qualifications

Grade 4 (C) grade or above in maths and English GCSE (or equivalent). 

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of this apprenticeship.


About the employer

Authorised General Insurance Mediation. We provide Insurance for property, offices, homes, businesses, motor fleets, personal and financial. We provide a service throughout Kent and beyond.

Employer

Bridges Insurance Brokers Limited

Address

1

Ozengell Place

Ramsgate

CT12 6PB

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Training

Training provider

EAST KENT COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Kent College

Contact

Sasha Caplan sasha.caplan@eastkent.ac.uk

  • Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)


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