Stanhope Simpson is an independent and privately owned Atlantic Canadian family business similar to many of our long-standing, highly valued commercial clients.

Our mission is to provide our clients with superior insurance, surety bonding and risk management services, and to do so at the highest level of customer service so they may focus on cultivating their businesses and enjoying their families while feeling protected and well taken care of.

With 70 years of history and a strong reputation in the Maritimes, we invite you to join our team and become a part of our exciting future.


Our Name:  Stanhope Simpson Insurance Ltd.

Where We Are:  3845 Joseph Howe Drive, Suite 300, Halifax, NS

Who We Are:  a general insurance brokerage providing commercial insurance, surety bonding and personal insurance solutions to businesses and individuals throughout Atlantic Canada.  We stand out from other brokerages in our region because we are an independent and family owned company; we are not owned or controlled by an insurance company.  In fact, we have successfully transitioned our business to a very capable and proven second generation.  Our management team is comprised of both men and women including an MBA and CPA, CA.

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Position:  Commercial Account Manager

We are growing!  As such, we are looking for a highly dependable and personable individual to fill the role of Commercial Account Manager in our firm’s fast-paced commercial lines department.  This is a permanent, full-time position that is available immediately (with some flexibility).

We are seeking a self-motivated insurance professional who takes initiative.  Diligence and organizational skills are imperative to this position.  Applicants should consider themselves to be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills, including both written and verbal professional communication.  We are looking for a client-focused individual with the ability to foster and build positive professional relationships with colleagues and clients.  A successful candidate is adaptable to a fast-paced and diversified office environment.

The Commercial Account Manager role requires both individual and team work.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a broad portfolio of complex commercial insurance accounts under the leadership of two established commercial insurance producers at our firm.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Direct communication with commercial clients including the provision of professional and practical insurance advice
  • Diligently and carefully reviewing insurance policies and related documentation for accuracy and preparing same for clients
  • File organization
  • The preparation of insurance and related documentation to be provided to clients, underwriters and other professionals
  • Accounting assistance, billing/invoicing
  • Other tasks related to the daily administration of a broad portfolio of commercial insurance accounts

We are in search of a dedicated individual who is looking to form a mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationship with our organization.

Ideally, we would prefer that an experienced insurance professional fill this role.  However, those interested in this position that do not have insurance experience are still encouraged to apply if they consider their educational background and/or work experience make them a good candidate.

As a member of our firm, you will be expected to achieve your CIP (Chartered Insurance Professional) designation if you do not already hold this accreditation.  The CIP consists of 10 courses which are completed outside of work hours.  Additional information about this program is available by visiting:

Education/Experience Requirements for this Role:

  • Applicants must have post-secondary education
  • Experience with Applied TAM considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe, Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
  • Insurance industry experience is considered a significant asset
  • Insurance-related education and/or professional designations are considered important assets

Why Join Our Company?

  • Competitive compensation including bonuses paid twice per year
  • RRSP contributions provided to all staff
  • We have a terrific employee perks program which includes gym membership, Costco membership, employee anniversary gifts and various other employee rewards and perks
  • Employee turnover is extremely low which demonstrates that we offer a fantastic corporate culture that has great comradery and company spirit
  • We offer a comprehensive group health and benefits plan
  • We financially support educational endeavors for our staff (subject to management approval)
  • strong reputation in the business community and an exciting future

How to Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to Heather Peach at   We thank all applicants.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.