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Jack King

Jack King

Financial Services & Business Development Professional Seeking a New Opportunity

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Financial Services
  1. Volunteering Roles
  1. Scottish Widows
  1. The Open University

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Volunteering Roles

Volunteering Roles


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An experienced and highly motivated Business Development Manager with significant experience in working within Blue Chip organisations. Proven ability in turning around businesses and customers thereby achieving results in the shortest possible time. An effective communicator with the ability to negotiate win/win scenarios for teams, clients and the company.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Maximises the commercial potential of existing customers and the selective targeting of quality new clients within a wide geographical area.

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Easily builds strong working relationships with all stakeholders and strives to deliver a memorable and satisfied working experience to meet their needs.

ANALYTICAL: Impressive track record of reviewing data and report’s, making recommendations that led to the improved quality of IFA Strategies.

PLANNING / ORGANISING: Expertly manages task requirements, motivating and supporting teams to achieve company objectives.

LEADERSHIP / PEOPLE MANAGEMENT: Adapts style to meet team and audience, can motivate and develop others in accordance to their strengths and weaknesses.

STRATEGIC THINKER: Creates and implements future visions, where they are now, where they want to be, putting plans in place to co-ordinates the best way of implementation to achieve this.



Volunteering Roles
– Present (4 years)Edinburgh

Following redundancy took time out to care for elderly parents, in addition remained active through involvement in the community to support local services:

Children panel member
Driver for community services
First Responder for local community/Scottish Ambulance Service

Senior Operations Manager

Scottish Widows
(5 years)Edinburgh

Working in a senior role, within a highly regulated environment, responsible for identifying, designing and implementing persistency and commission IFA Strategies for the UK sales and customer services teams to improve the quality of new business acquired and increase debt recovery.

Client Relationship Director for Sesame

Scottish Widows
(2 years)Edinburgh

Accountable for the growth and development of the company’s largest IFA network account, securing existing revenue streams and the identification of new business.

IFA Network Director

Scottish Widows
(2 years 1 month)

Responsible for all IFA networks within the UK, accountable for 30% new business production

Head of National Accounts IFA sales

Scottish Widows
(2 years 1 month)

Senior Network Manager IFA sales

Scottish Widows
(1 year 1 month)

Network Manager IFA sales

Scottish Widows
(2 years 1 month)

Major Account Manager

Scottish Widows
(4 years 1 month)Edinburgh

Various Sales Consultant Roles UK Wide

Scottish Widows
(16 years 1 month)


  • Management
  • CRM
  • Customer Service
  • New Business Development
  • Sales
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Pensions
  • Financial Services
  • Relationship Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Change Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Investments
  • Risk Management
  • Business Development
  • Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Planning
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The Open University

Diploma, Management

Scottish Widows Internal Training

Advanced Leadership, Key Account Management, Developing Managerial Effectiveness, Advanced Negotiation

The Chartered Insurance Institute

Financial Planning Certificate

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