Gallagher Sales Intern

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Administrative Services
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82297 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. 

On a global scale, we provide a full range of retail and wholesale property and casualty brokerage and alternative risk transfer services, extensive employee benefits consulting, and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services, human resources consulting, and retirement services to clients around the world.

Gallagher was the only insurance brokerage company recognized as one of 2021’s World’s Most Ethical companies by Ethisphere; which is the tenth consecutive year we have been honoured to receive this distinction.

 

 

Your Summer at Gallagher 

Our internship program is looking for driven individuals interested in exploring a career in sales that is rewarding personally, professionally, and financially. The Gallagher Sales Internship Program is a robust 12 week program offered between May to August.  The Internship will be connected to one of our Gallagher Canada offices. The focus will be to gain a well-rounded understanding of the insurance brokerage industry and broad understanding of commercial insurance and commercial sales strategies. We will offer you a comprehensive “learning by doing” experience by including short-term projects and assignments as well as networking and sales challenges.

Nearly all of our entry-level producer hires first experienced Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as an intern. We are very proud of this fact, and think it speaks volumes about our one-of-a-kind Company and culture.

 

 

Program Overview

The Gallagher Sales Internship Program provides an inside look into the full time role of a producer or consultant. Interns work side by side with Gallagher professionals to experience our “learn by doing” culture through:

  •  Understanding Consultative Selling: Shadowing Gallagher producers, consultants and underwriting teams as they meet with clients and prospects to gain a better understanding of Gallagher’s sales and marketing process
  • Professional Development: Attending various weekly training engagements to further develop critical qualities of a successful client service and sales professional (i.e. communications, business etiquette, etc.)
  • Building Professional Acumen: Learning about Gallagher’s Risk Management, Benefits, Wholesale and Claims businesses to gain a better understanding of clients’ needs and opportunities for growth
  • Culture: Adopting Gallagher’s unique culture, the “Gallagher Way” on how to ethically serve our external and internal clientele
  • Being a Team Player: Assisting in various regional and/or branch projects to support Gallagher’s sales and service initiatives. Provide assistance with various miscellaneous office projects
  • One-on-one coaching and mentoring programs
  • Sales Challenge and Mock proposal meetings

 

Qualifications

  • Rising first, second or third year university or college students
  • Strong passion and curiosity for a career in insurance sales and risk management
  • Competitive spirit and desire to demonstrate high energy and enthusiasm on-the-job
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Active participant in a competitive and/or sales-based environment
  • Desire to work, learn and grow within an entrepreneurial environment

 

We see our internship program as the first step in a career path that offers tremendous growth potential! #GallagherInternship

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace and are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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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