Business Development Specialist Associate

79144 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:

In this non-selling role, you’ll be helping support our sales initiatives and objectives by:

  • Serving as liaison between sales staff and operations staff
  • Assisting with preparation of sales presentations and proposals
  • Managing the quoting process and sales pipeline
  • Maintaining a customer relationship management database
  • Planning and scheduling meetings, client events, conferences, and related travel needs
  • Preparing webinars and event presentations
  • Scheduling appointments clients/prospects
  • Prepping staff for industry events (e.g., conferences, association meetings)
  • Preparing weekly and monthly productivity reports
  • Assisting with RFP response, as needed
  • Performing other tasks and duties, as assigned

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a sales support – or similar role – in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to interact professionally with a variety of personalities
  • Stellar written and verbal communication
  • A high level of competence with Microsoft Outlook, Work, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • The ability to self-start and stay on task with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and good deductive reasoning
  • World-class organizational skills and be able to multi task effectively
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • No related experience required.
Preferred Traits:
  • 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
  • Are you 18 years of age or older or can you demonstrate legal capacity to enter a contract?
  • 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.