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Business Development Associate

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Atlanta, GA, US, 30326 New York, NY, US, 10036 Chicago, IL, US, 60606 Charlotte, NC, US, 28208 Melville, NY, US, 11747

Job Type:  Sales
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in the insurance industry with existing retail agent / broker relationships.

Essential Functions:

  • Business development with retail insurance agents / brokers in a defined territory.
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies for both existing and prospective customer base.
  • Developing new and fostering existing relationships with retail insurance producers to develop submission and quote activity.
  • Assist with development of a comprehensive marketing plan to facilitate current business growth initiatives and execute the plan.
  • Analyzing market trends to evaluate, develop and implement strategic plans to meet and exceed organizational goals.
  • Work in unison with our Production team leaders in developing new and enhancing existing retail insurance agent / broker relationships. 
  • Assist retail agents / brokers with connecting to the proper RT / RSG divisions based on customer needs. 
  • Assist with / handle customer complaints and solve customer problems accordingly. 
  • Additional duties as assigned by manager or office president(s).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or Business is preferred, but not required.
  • Must possess strong computer/technology/systems skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and negotiation skills are required.
  • Strong ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision.
  • Critical attention to details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Proven track record of being a team player.
  • May be required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be open to significant business travel as determined by the needs of the business.


Ryan Specialty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How We Support Our Teammates 


Ryan Specialty seeks to offer our employees a comprehensive and best-in-class benefits package that helps them — and their family members — achieve their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing goals. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce that allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance. We understand that you have a life outside of work. That's why we offer paid time off for vacation, sick and personal days. In addition, we offer paid parental leave and paid company holidays.  


Ryan Specialty values a diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves, and we are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. Ryan Specialty provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Ryan Specialty is committed to a diverse workforce.  


The target salary range for this position is $70,000-$90,000 annually. The wage range for this role considers many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, licensure and certification, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time roles are eligible for bonuses and benefits. For additional information on Ryan Specialty Total Rewards, visit our website 


We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation at 


The above is intended to describe this job's general requirements. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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