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Are you a frustrated empire builder with specialist sector knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit? Or perhaps you’re just feeling unappreciated and taken for granted? Either way, we’d love to hear from you. We currently have opportunities for executives at various levels to build a business in a field you love, with people you can trust.

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With offices in New York, London and Cambridge, La Playa occupies a unique position as a boutique international niche broker in:

Commercial Account Executive

Fancy an insurance job with a British twist? An award-winning broker with offices in London, New York and Cambridge UK, La Playa occupies a unique position as a boutique-sized international niche broker, and is a registered broker at Lloyd's. 

We work with tech, media, performing and fine arts businesses as well as high net worth private clients. Our clients are creative, high-growth, innovative - if you love fast pace and change and have a passion for these sectors, you’ll love this!

We’re looking for a motivated licensed broker with 2+ years' experience in commercial insurance and an entrepreneurial spirit. Working out of our small, friendly midtown office, you’ll be client facing, broking renewals and new business, handling claims and collaborating with our teams in the UK.  

You’ll manage and service some key customer relationships, with broking duties including:

A)    Efficient handling of quotations for new business, renewal and mid-term adjustments including:

  • Maintenance of your own monthly renewal lists
  • Insurer negotiations
  • In-person communication with clients/prospects (face-to-face)
  • Preparation and presentation of submissions to market
  • Preparation and presentation of reports to clients/prospects
  • Client/prospect/insurer visits as appropriate

B)   Maintaining up‑to‑date policy and client records.

C)   Effectively dealing with and resolving accounts queries, including liaison with clients, insurers and accounts department

D)   Handling and resolution of clients’ claims, including liaison with insurers and loss adjusters.

E)    Adherence to company procedures.

This role will be ideal for you if you’re a motivated self-starter with a background in commercial broking.  You enjoy working with people and as a result, are able to establish great relationships, whether face to face or over the telephone.  You’re happy when working individually or as part of a team, and without constant supervision. Your exceptional communication skills shine through, whether you’re presenting information in written or verbal form. 

Your hunger for success is balanced with a zest for life, and this position offers scope for developing your own “empire” within La Playa.

Your passion for providing great service means that you’re well attuned to client needs and going that extra mile is a natural part of the way you do things.

  • Flexible approach
  • Enhanced vacation days
  • Health insurance and 401k benefits

For more details or to send your resume, contact: Elaine Lamb, Director: La Playa International E: [email protected]

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La Playa's specialist Mediatech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organization. Our specialist policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk.

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