Market Specialist – Insurance Industry

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Posted Jan 9, 2024 - Requisition No. 122506

The Market Specialist team support our Sales teams serving as subject matter experts within Bloomberg. On any given day in this role, you will be consulting with senior decision makers at client accounts, helping to close new sale opportunities, and providing critical feedback to help shape the development of our tools and services with the product management teams. By championing the Bloomberg Professional Service at market events and through printed material, you become the face of our company!  
The market specialists are comprised of a broad spectrum of individuals with varying backgrounds and skills with experience from the buyside, sellside as well as market and industry participants. The teams core responsibility is not only to heighten our user base’s experience and impacts sales revenue, we also play a vital role in improving the knowledge of our sales force and are a dedicated source of client feedback for our product development teams. 
We'll trust you to:  

  • Utilise your strong Insurance market experience, detailed knowledge of industry trends to assist in developing and evolving the Credit Risk Insurance system being designed on the Bloomberg Terminal in conjunction with our insurance brokerage partner
  • In partnership with the Insurance Broker Outline in depth the insurance landscape and where other parallel opportunities might exist to optimize the workflow of the insurance market through technology 
  • Understand the data, reporting and intelligence needs of the insurance market to help identify development opportunities of other product verticals 
  • Act in an advisory capacity to our clients and prospective clients around the challenges that they face, and how they can or could use our products and the new insurance system to both solve problems and optimize their workflow 
  • In partnership with the Insurance Broker, influence the direction of the Insurance System through thought leadership, contribution on innovative ideas, and establishing relationships between Bloomberg's decisions makers, our clients and partner 
  • Develop & establish your own road-map of initiatives based off your in depth understanding of the insurance markets, tools and workflows that align with product, sales, and company goals. Maintain check-in points with Manager and self-report successes and challenges on these strategies 
  • Actively participate in new projects that drive departmental and firm-wide initiatives and goals 
  • Seek out additional ways to make an impact, such as mentoring, involvement in training, and running events for Insurance Market Participants 
    You'll need to have:  
  • Extensive experience within the Insurance industry working as either an underwriter or broker
  • Extensive relationships with market participants in the insurance industry 
  • Passion and understanding of the insurance market, including how technology could enhance, optimize and evolve the workflow for the insurance industry participants
  • An understanding of the data, insights and important metrics that are required by Insurance market participants 
  • The business insight required to use your knowledge and experience to make good judgement and quick decisions to tangibly impact the commercial success of our business 
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas and solutions in a simple and concise way to audiences with varying knowledge, expertise and backgrounds 
  • A proactive approach with the ability to collaborate within and across departments on both departmental and company-wide initiatives in a non-hierarchical structure without corporate titles
  • Experience using the Bloomberg Terminal or similar technology providers 
  • A willingness to travel across Europe as required in order to provide clients with a premier service 
    We’d love to see:  
  • Strong understanding of new technology tools impacting the insurance market 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to explore and validate ideas across different data sets 
    If this sounds like you:  
    Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:  
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