VP of Sales & Marketing

BSI Insurance


BSI Insurance is an insurance broker dedicated to protecting the lives and livelihoods of people across the Prairies. A testament to impressive growth, we are excited to be adding a new VP of Sales & Marketing position to the Executive Team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the VP of Sales & Marketing will be responsible for developing sales strategy and overseeing all functions of sales operations and execution. The ideal candidate is a strong people leader and a strategic thinker with in-depth industry experience. They must have a record of building high-performance teams and must have the ability to develop outstanding relationships with internal and external customers. The ideal candidate is an action-oriented leader who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In addition to other responsibilities as assigned to drive the organization forward, the VP of Sales and Marketing will be responsible to:
  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans (in-person and online strategies) based upon company goals and objectives, including the preparation of sales budgets and forecasting
  • Lead, mentor, guide, and manage the activities and performance of Regional Branch Leaders (RBL’s) and the Marketing team to help them meet their objectives
  • Develop, manage and nurture new and existing business accounts and partnerships to promote sales growth and customer satisfaction
  • Create sales training programs to further enhance the overall sales culture
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop short and long-term strategic plans and execute on any and all executive team initiatives

Qualifications & Experience of the Successful Candidate:

  • Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) accredited and ICM level 3 required; Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) or Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) is considered an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business or another related field of study is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to drive
  • 10+ years’ experience with demonstrated success leading sales in an insurance environment
  • 5+ years’ experience with commercial and/or farm insurance; experience with life insurance and group benefits is an asset
  • A demonstrated ability to develop sales strategy and execute to produce sales results
  • Outstanding people leadership abilities, including the ability to engage, coach, motivate, mentor, and develop employees
  • Technical ability and e-commerce experience are considered significant assets
  • A team player attitude that demonstrates initiative, is resourceful and helpful to others, and who is more concerned with the organization’s success than personal accolades
  • Proficiency with office software products (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a vision to build and develop organizational growth

We Offer:

  • A positive and rewarding environment and flexible culture
  • The opportunity and means to give back to the communities where they do business
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Competitive Compensation Package including bonus opportunities and retirement plan
  • Group Health Benefits such as family medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability programs
  • Paid vacation plan
  • A collaborative and positive leadership team

Are you looking for a career defining opportunity with an entrepreneurial team? Let’s talk.

Application Process:

To apply, please email your resume to apply@acuityhr.ca or visit the Acuity HR Solutions website at www.acuityhr.ca/services/recruitment/.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those with the required qualifications will be contacted.