Stanhope Simpson is an independent and privately owned Atlantic Canadian family business.  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 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.

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 next generation.  Our management team is comprised of both men and women including an MBA and CPA, CA.

Position:  Personal Insurance Broker

As such, we are looking for a highly dependable and personable individual to fill the role of Personal Insurance Broker in our firm’s fast-paced personal lines department.  This is a contract, full-time position that is available immediately (with some flexibility) to cover a maternity leave until August 2019.

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 Personal Insurance Broker role requires both individual and team work.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a broad portfolio of personal insurance accounts under the leadership of our personal lines manager.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Direct communication with personal 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 client
  • Sell new policies/write new business to existing or new clients, retain existing book of business
  • The preparation of insurance and related documentation to be provided to clients, underwriters and other professionals
  • Actively participate in training initiatives and keep current on underwriting rules and workflow processes
  • Other tasks related to the daily administration of a broad portfolio of personal insurance accounts

Education/Experience Requirements for this Role:

  • Minimum 5 year insurance broker experience preferred
  • Post-secondary education preferred
  • Experience with Applied TAM considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook required
  • Insurance-related education and/or professional designations are considered important assets

Why Join Our Company?

  • Competitive compensation including two bonuses during the expected 12 month (minimum) contract term
  • Free parking
  • 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 have a strong reputation in the business community

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.