Automotive Warranty Business Development

Fortegra Financial
 Jacksonville, FL

Company Description

Fortegra Corporation, an insurance services company, provides insurance-related products and distribution and administration services in the United States. The company was formerly known as Life of the South Corporation and changed its name to Fortegra Corporation in 2008. Fortegra Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Job Description

The Automotive Warranty Business Development Manager develops and implements strategic sales and marketing objectives focused on developing auto warranty products. Directly works with a focus on customer and strategic partner team building. Active “hands on” business developer and true strategic partner. This position reports to the Vice President of Warranty Sales.

  • Develop new client leads
  • Participate in the management of existing relationships within the automotive channel to ensure consistent year over year vertical growth
  • Responsible for identification of opportunities
  • Uses experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals
  • Oversee transition of new accounts to account management
  • Oversee pilot program of new and existing products
  • Development of documentation of new product offerings
  • Screens potential business deals/sales by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and evaluating options; resolving internal priorities.
  • Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements
  • Locate or propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners, discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Track all potential business deals/sales in CRM system, analyze monthly progress and suggest new strategies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of sales within the financial services industry.
  • Positions tied directly to the generation of revenue for the organization.
  • Requires self-starter
  • Requires desire for control over remuneration through commission income
  • Possess market analysis and research capabilities that the process of identifying new potential business opportunities is efficient and well thought out
  • Possess knowledge of competitive landscape, communicating market needs and trends and developing new products
  • Requires strong motivational skills and experience in dealing with senior levels of management
  • High energy and passion for solving the needs of client partners
  • Process outstanding strategic management, commercial and reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and service-oriented sales skills
  • Commitment to excellence and customer service
  • Proven strong communication, relationship-building and organizational skills.
  • Must be available to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Strong sales and sales-support skills
  • Excellent PC skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence and customer service
  • Trustworthy, loyal, honest, and integrity

Additional Information

Full benefit package including medical, dental, life, company paid short/long term disability, 401(k), tuition assistance and more.

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