Sales & Distribution
Jobs in Sales and Distribution
A sales role could range from selling policies directly to customers, working in the field with our brokers or working with our partners on corporate accounts.
Skills and knowledge for a career in Sales and Distribution
• Strong verbal communication
• Presentation skills
• Financial awareness
• Insurance knowledge
• Influencing and negotiation skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Self motivation
• Strong organisational skills
There are no specific qualifications in this area however, soft skills regarding rapport, sales,
communication are of benefit, as well as technical qualifications from the CII.
• www.cii.co.uk - Charted Institute of Insurance
Further information about starting your career in Sales and Distribution
It is important to have a business understanding of the industry, covering most areas. There is
a wealth of information available through the internet, colleagues, technical qualifications etc.
Improving your knowledge of the industry as a whole is a good place to start.