Business Development Representative - Petline

Do you just ADORE Animals as much as we do? Are you passionate about promoting quality care and wellness for people’s pets? Do you want to be part of a culture that’s transforming the perceived value of pet insurance? If you answered yes then we have just the opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Director, Sales, the Business Development Representative will develop strategies and implement tactical plans to attain business growth, as well as deliver exceptional customer care and benefit retention.  He/she will also execute the marketing of channel products and services with breeders, shelters and/or rescue operations.

Why Economical?

Because a changing industry calls for a new way of doing things. An ambitious, innovative and fast-paced company, we offer exceptional training and development programs, competitive pay, great benefits, company-matched RRSPs, and paid volunteer days — all within an engaging, fun, and collaborative work environment.

Founded more than 145 years ago, Economical is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies. We rely on our national network of more than 800 independent brokers to sell a range of car, home, business, and farm insurance solutions. With Sonnet and Petline, we’re extending our reach through the direct-to-customer channel. With more than 2,400 active employees across the country and a commitment to rethinking the insurance experience, we’re poised for great things.

We’re now adding to our high-performance team to take us into the future. Let’s rethink insurance, together.

Responsibilities:

Sales & Marketing

·         Selling either the breeder or shelter/rescue channel on the benefits of pet health insurance for their clients and their business and establishing voucher programs

·         Reviewing results with breeders or shelters/rescues and providing guidance and assistance in growing the profitability of the voucher program through the creation of unique programs

·         Assessing voucher activity and focusing efforts to continue to grow A-level breeders or shelters/rescues and bring B-level breeders or shelters/rescues up to meet goals

·         Driving awareness of pet health insurance, through training and education of breeder or shelter staff and attendance at key trade and industry shows

·         Assisting in the development and execution of marketing plans and programs to drive growth and market share of existing business and cultivation of new markets

Operations

·         Providing guidance to breeder and shelter/rescue staff on the use of Vet Envoy

·         Participating in breeder and shelter/rescue online communities and monitoring feedback on Breedsecure/Adoptsecure and Petsecure programs

·         Managing escalated customer inquiries related to policies, claims and coverage

Administration

·         Entering activities and contacts into SalesForce

·         Creating marketing codes in PAWS

·         Tracking and issuing cheques and letters

·         Ordering and arranging delivery of vouchers and promotional materials to breeders and shelters/rescues

Business Planning & Reporting

·         Assisting in preparing monthly Voucher Activation and Conversion Reports and analyzing market activity to adjust tactical plans

·         Assisting with evaluation of market reactions to advertising programs, and providing information and recommendations about competitive conditions in area of operation

Requirements:

·         Post-secondary degree/diploma in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

·         Knowledge of insurance regulatory bodies (e.g. OSFI)

·         Valid driver's license

·         Must be willing and able to travel

·         Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and experience in pet health 

Please forward your resume to attention: Esther Kong at Esther.Kong@economical.com

 

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