A-level internship programme 2021

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Romero Insurance brokers are hiring. We are looking for forward-thinking and enthusiastic A-level graduates to help grow The Romero Group. We want to see more young faces in the financial sector, and we believe the culture at Romero is perfect for cultivating the next generation of insurance specialists.

As part of an exclusive offering, we are looking for A-level students to join our in-house programme. The scheme will span five years of training and will involve both education and practical handling. Graduates will come out of the internship with a degree certified by the ACII (Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute) as well as the opportunity of a career at Romero Insurance Brokers. The internship is fully paid, all qualifications subsidised as well as the receipt of full working benefits and further opportunities to work nationwide. This internship is a huge opportunity for graduates to start their career in the financial sector and experience life in the offices of an award-winning independent broker.

 

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What will starting out look like?

 

All successful applicants will be introduced to the company as a group. You and your peers will each be assigned a specific role and receive on the job training. All interns are expected to play a role in the success of the company, get involved with day to day tasks and be diligent in their studies.

The job roles can be separated into two categories. These are not set in stone and will depend upon the applicant’s skill profile and personal qualities. The two categories are:

  • Broker
  • Claims Handler

 

What does a Broker do?

Brokers work as part of a team to engage with businesses and customers. You will need to be technically capable and have excellent interpersonal skills. The role lends itself to those who are able to quickly build and maintain strong personal relationships. A good broker is able to negotiate and present risks in a favourable manner in order to receive the best premiums.

Being a broker is ideal for those who can communicate effectively and uphold a great attention to detail. We are looking for tenacious and lively individuals who show an enthusiastic approach to life. We expect our A-level graduates, by the end of their programme, to fully understand how the insurance market works and is integral to society and the economy.

 

What does it mean to be a Claims Handler?

Claims is at the very heart of a great insurance broker; our excellent claims team is what makes Romero Insurance Brokers stand out from the competition. A-level graduates will learn from our award-winning team of handlers through their diligence and exceptional attentiveness. Claims handlers need to be able to empathise with clients and use their technical knowledge to find imaginative and well-reasoned solutions. We are looking for empathetic, well-mannered and thoughtful students to grow under our tutorship.

A good graduate claim handler will be a sponge, soaking up case law and legislation. They will want to dig into problems and express their opinions succinctly, even in the face of authority and contrary points of view.

 

Working at Romero

 

This is a fantastic unique opportunity to work at a nationally renowned independent insurance broker. There exists a family culture at Romero with a strong focus on regular social activities and employee wellbeing. Our company motto is “Treat Customers Exceptionally” but we also treat our staff exceptionally through in-house learning and self-development programmes.

Universal staff benefits include a pension, 23 days paid holiday, access to the UK Healthcare cash plan scheme, free parking and buy/sell holidays flexibility. We always have social events planned in, including our annual summer barbeque and black-tie Christmas Party at Rudding Park. We work alongside the charity Prostate Cancer UK, raising money with sponsored walks, bike rides and hikes. Our offices have in-house Pilates classes at lunch as well as yoga and a running club. All staff are encouraged to wear smart casual clothing, to feel comfortable and confident at work; because what’s important is your productivity and how you benefit the company, not what’s on your feet.

At Romero Insurance Brokers, we see ourselves as a modern, forward-thinking insurance broker, leading the industry through example. We are an award-winning broker, receiving the Insurance Times 2019 and 2020 Gold Award and Modern Claims’ Broker of the Year. To learn more about Romero see our information on Who we are and How we work.

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If you are a graduate or you know a graduate who would be perfect for our role, please enquire with us here:

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