Hastings Direct

Local Company to Create 37 New Jobs Before Christmas

26th July 2010

Newmarket-based broker Renew urgently need to recruit 22 enthusiastic, outgoing and reliable new staff with good telephone voices from the Newmarket, Ipswich, Cambridge or Bury St Edmunds area.

The new recruitment drive — 22 positions now and another 15 by Christmas is to meet expansion from growing customer demand. Renew has grown from 26 to 112 employees in the last twelve months as its customer base has expanded to over 110,000.

The new jobs are full-time equivalents (Monday-Friday 11.30am-8pm. No previous call centre or insurance experience is needed as Renew offers full technical and soft skills trainings: having the willingness to learn, being positive, enthusiastic and tenacious are the skills the company is looking for in its new recruits.

Average earnings are £17,000 based on current average commission of £300 per month, but staff members who excel at selling regularly earn more.

Renew — which is part of the Hastings Direct group — sells motor, bike, van and household insurance to the public.

Russell Boneham, Operations Director, Renew: "We are a successful and fast growing business, as well as being a great place to work. With such rapid growth, this is a business you can really grow your career with as each new recruitment drive creates the internal promotion opportunities. If being on the phone talking to customers is something you think you would enjoy doing, we would love to hear from you. Personality and flexibility are as important to us as any previous experience."

For more information about current vacancies please visit please email your CV to renew@resource-management.co.uk or call on 0117 915 0380.

All the new positions will be advertised locally.

About Renew

  • Renew is part of the Hastings Direct group.
  • Established in May 2008 by the former management team of Direct Choice. Renew is a UK broker providing motor, van, bike and household insurance policies direct to the public via the internet. The company also operates insurepink.co.uk which fundraises for breast cancer. Other brands within the company include Renew, Likewise, Insure and Hastings Van.

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