Insurance brokers act on behalf of their clients, providing professional and technical advice about commercial, corporate and personal insurance products from a range of companies according to their clients' individual needs.
Duties & Tasks
Insurance brokers may perform the following tasks:draw up a list of potential clients
make contact with these clients to see if they are interested in insurance
interview prospective clients to explain the details of an insurance policy and make recommendations on the amount and type of cover that may be required
research and review available insurance products to ensure clients are given the best and most appropriate offer
negotiate policy premiums and conditions with insurers on behalf of clients
arrange insurance according to client instructions
regularly review client circumstances to ensure their level of cover is appropriate
market their services to increase their number of clients
collect premiums on behalf of insurers.
aptitude for numbers and calculations
perseverance and motivation
good negotiation skills
strong attention to detail
good communication skills.