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Farm Insurance Executive - Yorkshire/Hybrid

De Lacy Executive Recruitment
Competitive salary based on experience
Closing date
28 Mar 2024

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Insurance, Sales & Marketing
Contract Type
Consultant, Specialist, Trader
Employer Type
Direct Employer

Job Details

Join a vibrant team at a leading, independent insurance brokerage in Yorkshire. If you're passionate about delivering exceptional customer service, building strong relationships, and driving business growth, this opportunity is for you. Be part of a dynamic and supportive team dedicated to client service and professional development.

Our client takes pride in their commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. Specialising in niche sectors such as Commercial, Farm, Care & Social Welfare, and Art & Private Clients, they strive to do right by their clients and team members. With clients and colleagues spread across the country, they foster a collaborative and determined environment where everyone works together to achieve success.

As the company continues to grow and expand, they are seeking a passionate and driven Insurance Executive to specialise in farm insurance. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to deliver outstanding customer service, nurture relationships with clients, colleagues, and insurers, and contribute to the growth of the business. With an emphasis on client service, technical insurance advice, and teamwork, you'll have the chance to develop your expertise in a supportive and client-focused environment.

The Role:

  • Deliver excellent customer service to farm clients, providing tailored insurance advice and support.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, colleagues, and insurers.
  • Negotiate with insurers to provide comprehensive insurance programs and value for clients' premiums.
  • Bring in new business opportunities and grow existing accounts.
  • Meet and exceed sales targets to contribute to the company's growth and success.

About You:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Previous experience and knowledge in the insurance industry (Desirable) 
  • Understanding of the agricultural sector
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Basic computer literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Capacity to work independently and as part of a team.

The Package:

  • Competitive salary reflective of your skills and experience
  • Pension
  • Hybrid working options
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a supportive environment.

 How do I apply?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Harry Porter on: 01885 485524 (Preferred number) / 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter To Thank you.

De Lacy Executive Recruitment will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at .

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive Recruitment is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive Recruitment complies with all relevant data protection legislation.


De Lacy Executive acquisition increases recruitment resources

De Lacy Executive is pleased to announce that the agri-business recruitment consultancy has been acquired by Canada, part of the group. is a supplier of innovative technology based information products, services and publications for the global agriculture and food industry. has offices in Canada, USA, Australia and India and also owns and operates a 2,000 acre farm in Canada. A large number of leading organizations in the international agriculture and food industries are amongst its clients.

Graham Dyer, President of believes "De Lacy Executive has a unique search and selection recruitment service based upon integrity and profound industry knowledge. We are thrilled to add this excellent team to our group. It will be 'business as usual' for this professional team. We will add to the De Lacy portfolio of services and spread the model to other sectors of UK land based business and to other parts of the world, benefitting our clientele and providing additional support and guidance for jobseekers. Combined with our and job boards, we have an increasingly international offering in the agriculture and food industries."

The sale took effect on June 1st 2016. Stuart Goodinson is the Managing Director. John Davies, who founded De Lacy, will remain working closely with the company as a consultant to the business. Stuart says; "I believe the acquisition by Canada provides additional products and services for the benefit of our clients and candidates - plus growth opportunities for us, both in the UK and in international markets. This change will increase our resource pool and search capability to ensure an even greater selection of top quality candidates for our recruitment clients."


De Lacy Executive is the principal recruitment specialist in the Agricultural and Land Based Business sector operating in the UK and Internationally with regional, national and global clients. We have been awarded Preferred Supplier List status with a number of major organisations.

The company was formed in 2000 and our extensive industry knowledge enables us to successfully assist our clients with vacancies in all disciplines from sales and marketing to technical and operations and at all levels from graduate trainees to chief executives. Our team of nine includes 8 who are the offspring of farmers and 6 who are agricultural graduates. Our agricultural credential are second to none.

We offer information and frank and honest advice to clients and job seekers. Career guidance is a key part of our work with candidates. Our service is free to candidates.

The Key Points to Our Business

Consultancy - We act in a consultancy capacity, adding value by devising a recruitment plan relevant to each client and each vacancy and then proactively searching and selecting the best candidates for clients whilst offering career advice to candidates.

Proactive searching for candidates - We don't wait to see if we receive applications. We use our own database and others, search websites, "head hunt" plus advertise on the most effective job boards to build our contacts and boost applicant numbers.

Our vacancies extend from graduate trainee to managing director - from sales through to technical, marketing, operations and production to R & D management.

Our specialism extends from the agricultural supply trade (arable, livestock, machinery and equipment etc) to farm management, primary food and fresh produce, horticulture, equestrian, environment, renewable energy and a diverse range of Rural and Land-based Business vacancies.

Integrity and Confidentiality - De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act.

Commitment - We are committed to the industry and try to give something back through sponsorship of events and scholarships.

Ambassadors - We act in a professional manner recognising that we act on behalf of our clients.

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