December 14, 2023

Commercial Account Executive

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Full Time
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Kelowna (remote)

Job description

Building the commercial brokerage of the future. Summit is a boutique commercial insurance firm headquartered in Kelowna and serving most of Canada.

Our mission is to create value through transparency and change the way people feel about insurance.

If you want to work with a commercial insurance brokerage that puts people first and values transparency, sustainability, ownership, and impact, then Summit is the right choice for your career path.

Summit is a team of empowered and driven individuals who live our core values every day. Being a part of Summit offers a chance for the right applicant to make a name for themselves, and help build Summit as a leader in the Canadian Commercial Insurance market.

We are looking for a sales driven, Commercial Insurance Specialist to join our core team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a customer first sales professional, who holds themselves to the highest standards and aligns their success with that of the customer.


  • Handle commercial insurance leads provided to you by Summit
  • Prospect and produce business from network, our sales intelligence tools and beyond
  • Assess the needs of potential clients to advise on coverage requirements
  • Work alongside team members to market leads to a variety of carriers
  • Persistently engage leads to convert requests for insurance into customers
  • Offer continuous support from information gathering, quote and to bind to deliver a seamless client experience in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of each clients risk profile and help clients with any questions
  • Recommend operational improvements in our processes to help further improve overall customer experience
  • Provide feedback and insights to enhance products offerings over time
  • This position requires a sales oriented and outgoing individual with a proven history of sales, networking and ability to close.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Level 2 license, RIBO licence is an asset
  • 3-4 years experience min. in an insurance sales role. Commercial lines experience required
  • Passion for Sales
  • Persistence and motivation to meet set targets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention for detail and demonstrated flexibility in managing multiple clients at a time
  • Independent, Self Motivated, Ambitious and Competitive individual able to thrive in a fast pace environment

Perks We Offer At Summit

  • Opportunity to work for a forward thinking boutique brokerage
  • Contemporary office downtown Kelowna
  • Flexible work environment/work from home arrangements available to everyone
  • Modern technology - laptops provided to all staff
  • Comprehensive, flexible health, including mental health, and dental plans to suit all lifestyles
  • Daily team huddles
  • Build a new-age commercial insurance brokerage

Our values are at the core of everything we do.

Transparency. We build trust through transparency. We are are open and honest in our communication.

Sustainability. Our team, our partnerships, and our communities. We are in it for the long haul. Everything we create is built to last.

Ownership. We own our words and actions. We are accountable for outcomes, good and bad. We learn from our mistakes and celebrate our victories.

Impact. We think big. We strive to make an impact in everything we do, both in business and for social good.

If reading all that interests you, drop us a line and let us know why you would be a great fit for us.

Summit is an inclusive employer that celebrates diversity in its workforce structure. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise us if you require accommodation; to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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