General Insurance Broker – New Business Sales Executive – Full Time / Permanent Position

Would you like an opportunity to build and progress your career within the insurance industry? Do you want a new and exciting challenge? If so, we at Gallivan Murphy Insurance Brokers ( are recruiting for experienced sales staff.

At, we are proud of our roots in the beautiful town of Killarney, County Kerry. The company, which was originally founded in 1989, has evolved and grown to be one of the biggest Irish owned Brokers in the Republic. The company, now known as is fully owned and operated by its new co-founders Tadgh Gallivan, Denis Murphy and Simon Gallivan with an ethos of professionalism, honesty and investment in people. The company now has a team of 85 dedicated and professional staff and our numbers continue to grow. 

We are continually adding to our team and currently have some sales positions to fill. Suitable candidates will be sales focused, self- motivated and customer attentive and will deal with both new and potential clients, advising and quoting on cover and services.

Qualifying Criteria

In line with Central Bank guidelines, the successful applicant will be required to sit the relevant Insurance Institute exams in order to achieve the necessary qualifications.

About You

To work with us, you should possess the following skills & attributes:


  • Proven proactive sales and negotiation skills and experience.
  • Business development and relationship management skills
  • Qualification in a business related subject and/or proven track record as an account manager
  • Excellent Communication & interpersonal skills to include a confident phone manner 
  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent IT and Social Media Skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office 365.
  • Self-motivated, driven, solution focused and able to work on own initiative. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the continued positivity and growth of the company.
  • Able to operate and demonstrate the highest levels of integrity.
  • Identify potential upsells to cross-sell products and future sales opportunities.
  • Understanding and appreciation of adhering to compliance and regulatory guidelines. 
  • Previous telesales B2B or B2C experience while not essential would be an advantage.


  • Developing relationships with new and potential clients to ensure repeat business.
  • Achieve and exceed new business targets.
  • Thrive in an a target driven environment
  • Contacting prospective customers and delivering on their Insurance requirements.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Ensure Client CRM is kept updated and all information input correctly.
  • Understand the total potential for the agreed territory.
  • Ensure a high level of product knowledge (note training will be provided). 
  • Weekly communications with the Sales Manager to ensure sales targets are achieved and /or surpassed. 
  • Attend monthly sales meetings.


  • Competitive salary, which will reflect the experience and track record of the successful candidate.
  • Working as part of a positive and dynamic rapidly expanding team
  • Generous allowance of annual leave days
  • Discounted insurance products
  • Education and development support
  • Staff Health & Wellness Programme, which covers both physical and mental health.
  • Living and working in a town that has significant cultural, social, sporting amenities   and activities
  • Huge focus on after work activities to foster team building
  • Working in an office located in the center of Killarney, close to all amenities and with convenient parking.

Applications Process

Interested Applicants should email Curriculum Vitae, in the strictest confidence, to:

[email protected]

Or if you have any queries or questions in relation to the positions available, contact Tina O'Sullivan @ @ 064-6634632

Gallivan Murphy Insurance Brokers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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