About FloodFlash

80% of the world’s catastrophic flood losses aren’t insured. That’s a $58bn bill each year for governments, businesses and people. The problem is getting bigger too, because of climate change, population growth and urbanization. This is what we are working on at FloodFlash. We combine computer models, cloud software and internet-of-things technology to protect those that the insurance industry leaves behind.

About the role

The mission for the Business Development Manager is to prove that there is a large and accessible market for parametric flood insurance amongst larger US risks. Building on the recent success of FloodFlash in the US, the Business Development Manager will contribute to and help execute the go-to-market strategy. Business development will focus on the agent/broker distribution channel, with end customers in the middle market and large corporate segment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Play a central role in driving the growth of FloodFlash’s US market presence.
  • Develop existing and build new relationships with key agent/broker distribution partners.
  • Generate a flow of 15 opportunities per month.
  • Represent FloodFlash in the US media, at industry events and conferences.
  • Build a close working relationship with the US CEO and wider US team, to capitalize on cross selling opportunities.
  • Work with the Marketing team to position FloodFlash as the only feasible parametric flood product in the US, via direct comms, social media and targeted campaigns.
  • Become a subject matter expert in parametric flood insurance and demonstrate a strong understanding of competitor products and the US flood insurance market.

Requirements. None of these are cast iron, but we imagine the successful candidate will have several of the following:

  • 5+ years insurance distribution experience, either at a wholesale broker, or in a business development role at an insurance carrier.
  • A strong agent/broker network in the large account property cat space. Commercial flood experience also beneficial.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Entrepreneurial drive and creativity to build a book of business.
  • Passionate about redefining insurance using technology and providing a great customer experience.
  • Can-do attitude with interest in working in a dynamic high growth environment.

The starting salary range for this role is $100,000-$120,000 per annum. On top of this you will receive commission and equity.

Here’s what you can expect as part of your package when you join FloodFlash

  • 401k matching up to 3% of salary
  • Health plan
  • Working from home budget
  • Professional development budget and dedicated time for study (e.g. ANFI qualification)
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Life insurance

About the team

Today there are 36 of us. In the next six months we’ll be 50+, across two continents. We are a passionate team with a range of backgrounds and skills. What we have in common is our shared values, and that together we plan to solve a problem that devastates millions of lives around the world.