Account Executive, Entry

Employer
Aon
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
May 19, 2024
Closes
Jul 18, 2024
Ref
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Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Workplace
In-Office
Job Description

Account Executive, Entry – Chicago

Are you looking to be a member of an industry-leading team? Do you want to deliver innovative and effective solutions to clients? If you said yes, then apply to join our Account Executive team in Chicago!

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What the day will look like

  • Retains and grows Aon's business, cultivating relationships with senior-most client decision-makers in the client organization as well as with day-to-day client contacts.
  • Drives the renewal process, assembling the appropriate team to develop and implement the client-specific renewal strategy.
  • Maintains ownership of renewal process, drives renewal strategy, and oversees preparation of client proposals.
  • Facilitates critical relationships between clients, Aon and insurers.
  • Ensures client service team understanding of client needs, service delivery methods, and the economic framework relevant to services delivered.
  • Leads stewardship planning and delivery.
  • Ensures overall account profitability with a value-based approach for the scope of service and costs associated with the Client Promise Plan.
  • Arranges Aon compensation for services, whether fee or commission-based, accordingly.
  • Develops Client Planning/Aon United Discovery preparation, and leads/participates in Discovery process, National Pricing Councils, Office Pricing Councils and Portfolio Reviews.
  • Educates clients in risk management, risk transfer, market issues and relevant trends including appropriate benchmarking data.
  • Marshals appropriate Aon resources to support clients in unusual circumstances such as large claims, etc.
  • Involves others across geographic (including international), functional and business unit boundaries to define interdependent responses to opportunities to grow the business.
  • Manages input to and follow-up on invoicing and receivables process for assigned clients, ensuring timely collections.

How this opportunity is different

We are looking for a leader who is responsible for the day-to-day, account management of Aon's relationships with assigned clients as their primary role. You will lead client service teams to identify and meet client needs and thereby retain and grow a profitable book of business. Through service, pricing, consultation, and reporting, you will promote the value Aon delivers to clients.

Skills to be successful in the role

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of Property & Casualty (P&C) or related work experience
  • Organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills with an ability to multi-task and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to clearly express thoughts and concepts at various levels.
  • Excellent digital literacy, including working experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Must have an active Property & Casualty license

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent years of industry experience.

The salary range for this position is $67,900 - $90,500 annually. This salary range is an estimate and the actual salary will vary based on applicant's education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant's geographic location.

This position is eligible to participate in one of Aon's annual incentive plans to receive an annual discretionary bonus and production incentives in addition to base salary. The amount of any bonus and production incentives varies and is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable incentive plan.

How we support our colleagues

Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon's discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies.

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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