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Business Development Specialist

AmWINS Group Benefits North Kingstown, RI
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


The Business Development Specialist (BDS) position is responsible for supporting the Sales and Marketing efforts of the organization through the management of new business implementation and the annual renewal process. The Business Development Specialist team plays a pivotal role in coordinating efforts amongst all departments including Sales and Account Management. The role offers high-level exposure to multiple business lines within the organization and provides team members with great opportunity for growth and industry experience.


  • Manage quoting, proposal generation, implementation and renewal processes for multiple lines of business

  • Work directly with Sales team, providing input on sales and marketing strategies

  • Oversee and manage new business opportunities

  • Analyze and maintain various team and business tracking reports, as well as generating reports from internal systems and databases

  • Constantly collaborate with both internal and external parties for process streamlining and continuous improvement

  • Review and evaluate new business opportunities, working closely with sales and underwriting to gather necessary information

  • Develop and grow strong working relationships with external carriers and vendors for effective communication and negotiation

  • Remain up-to-date with available market products and healthcare industry trends

  • Track detailed sales activity on a daily basis utilizing various tools, email and web-based systems

  • Preliminary research using the internet and internal databases


  • BA/BS, required, offsetting combination or education and experience will be considered

  • 3-5 years of experience in Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, or Account Management is preferred

  • Some travel may be required

Skills & Abilities:

  • Attentive to detail on all levels, including product, formatting and organization detail

  • Project Management and new client onboarding

  • Highly creative and possess the ability to manage several projects concurrently

  • Ability to prioritize effectively and to work quickly and efficiently

  • Ability to work both autonomously and together as team

  • Passionate about building relationships; a true team player

  • Highly organized and deadline driven

  • Critical thinking and solution seeking

  • Professional communication skills, both oral and written, to all levels of an organization

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills including PowerPoint, Excel, Project (high concentration in Excel)

AmWINS Group Benefits

AmWINS Group, Inc. has been a leader in the wholesale insurance industry since its formation in 1998. The firm is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and has nearly 100 locations around the world. The firm has expertise across a diversified mix of property, casualty and group benefits products. AmWINS also offers value-added services to support some of these products, including product development, underwriting, premium and claims administration and actuarial services. With more than 3,600 employees, AmWINS is an amalgamation of 35+ wholesale brokerage, underwriting and group benefit operations which have been acquired over the course of 12 years. The firm currently receives more than 675,000 submissions a year from retail insurance agents across the United States. More than $11.1 billion in premium placements makes AmWINS the largest wholesale broker in the U.S. as ranked by Business Insurance magazine. AmWINS has extensive relationships with more than 20,000 retail insurance brokerage firms and more than 800 insurance underwriting firms


North Kingstown, RI
02852 USA