Business Development Associate

68678 Requisition #

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.


Position Summary:

Works under guidance and direction from senior staff to identify and research prospective clients.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develops basic functional knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures for a field of specialization.
  • Applies a range of standard skills within a specific practice area.
  • Works within specific limits and authority on assignments that are routine and of low to moderate complexity.


Additional Considerations:
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
  • Prospect via warm calls, emails, networking and referrals
  • Promote and explain events and services to potential and current clients
  • Obtain and verify customer information
  • Submit all contacts and documentation in a timely manner to CRM
  • Record customer details including reaction to the event or service offered
  • Remind and confirm customer attendance to events
  • Schedule appointments for sales staff to meet prospective customers
  • Conduct customer and marketing surveys
  • Contact customers to follow up on events attended
  • Preferred - 1 + years experience in a professional services organization 1 + years telephone sales experience
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a team-focused environment, as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Professionalism in building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Highly self-motivated, achievement oriented
  • Enthusiastic, creative and detail-oriented and have a high degree of integrity
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • No related experience required.
  • 1+ years' in a professional services organization.  
  • 1+ years' telephone sales experience.  
  • Strong working knowledge of potential clients and the insurance brokerage business.

Work Traits:

  • Strong working knowledge of potential clients and the insurance brokerage business.
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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