Business Development Specialist - Life

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: great commission
Contact: Fiona Lu
Specialisation: Life Insurance
Reference: 200024_1581660037

The Opportunity:

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the current Life industries most exciting and dynamic brands and to really make your mark in the Retail Insurance sector. If you are passionate about sales, love the excitement of bringing on new accounts, and have experience in life insurance and/or the financial advice space, then this could very well be the perfect role for you!

About the Company:

Our client is currently one of Australia's most exciting and rewarding life insurance businesses, one which can give their employees a perfect platform to establish an individual brand and reputation in an industry that's been heavily scrutinised of late. This business firmly believes in putting its customers first and making its Retail Life Insurance offering a leading market proposition both in terms of quality, efficiency and service.

The Role:

  • You will be responsible for identifying, nurturing and growing the client's retail life insurance book of business through high quality activity
  • Help to build and promote our Clients brand with the IFA Dealership community;
  • Hone your life insurance sales skill, and learn from internal intellectual property including market-leading BDM's, Sales Managers and other key stakeholders;
  • Use your own initiative to problem solve, broaden your network and meet your objectives
  • Predominantly office based, but the role has scope to allow for Face to Face client development, and is fluid in its remit as the role evolves

Skills & Experience:

  • Thrive in a sales environment;
  • Enjoy account development & building new business relationships;
  • Have a good understanding of the Retail Life insurance industry
  • Ideally be well acquainted with the Financial Advice (Retail) sector, and the mechanisms of a financial planning practice;
  • Must be energetic and activity driven;
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly verbally, are a must;
  • Ideally have RG146, or be close to obtaining;

Culture & Benefits:

  • Generous remuneration and sales commission, plus leading employee benefits
  • Collaborative, inclusive and family-orientated team culture;
  • Achievable and realistic sales targets and a leading proposition to help facilitate these targets;
  • Highly respected sales team from which to learn from;
  • Commitment from the business to continuous learning and development;
  • Heavy investment being made into the business - wealth of future opportunity;
  • Chance to be part of a company taking the Retail sector by storm;
  • Sydney CBD location in beautiful offices


For more information, please contact Kevin Pickard on (02) 8247 5714 or email me directly at