Assistant Account Executive

Cairns City, Queensland, au
Company: Gallagher Affinity
Category: Sales and Related Occupations
Published on 2021-07-24 19:16:17

We are currently seeking an Assistant Account Executive to join our team in Cairns. The role will provide timely and proactive administration assistance to our Client and Account Managers. 


Gallagher is one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting firms. With more than 34,000 people working around the globe, we provide customised risk management solutions to help people and businesses move forward with confidence. We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible, ethical and collaborative organisation expressed through our Shared Values, The Gallagher Way. We are also proud to be named one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 10th consecutive year as well as being on the Forbes World’s Best Employers list as the only Insurance brokerage.

The purpose of this role is to service and grow a client portfolio through by assisting our senior brokers. This role will include:

  • Coordinating and compiling new business quotes and renewals 
  • Providing a high level of customer service with tight turnaround times to clients, brokers, underwriters and other key stakeholders
  • Assisting in the overall account management and debtor management
  • Seeking opportunities to improve internal business processes and cost efficiencies and work with the Gallagher Service Centre to ensure processes and information is accurately prepared 
  • Gathering relevant client information and identifying key issues to provide assistance to broker 
  • Ensure 100% accuracy of documentation and policies for external and internal clients and procedures
  • Keeping informed of industry trends by attending internal and external training sessions, industry seminars etc
  • Applying best business practise in at activities ethically, professionally and with integrity 
  • This is a great opportunity and to be considered, we are seeking a min of 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally with exposure to the Insurance or Financial Services industry plus:

  • Tier 1 qualification desirable OR must be willing to complete upon commencement as fully supported by the business
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent administration skills with a high attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to client service excellence
  • Gallagher offers great benefits and career development opportunities

  • Competitive remuneration and incentive program
  • Salary sacrificed superannuation
  • Gallagher Rewards and discounts at 350+ major retailers 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan to invest and share in company's growth potential
  • We encourage you to apply via our careers website or for further information, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at

    Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the completion of relevant pre-employment background checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks prior to commencing.

    Gallagher is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer committed to the principles of workplace diversity and inclusion. We welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.

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