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Sr. Account Executive, Ancillary Benefits - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Minnetonka, MN
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
749700
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749700 Sr Account Executive Ancillary Benefits Minnetonka MN

Sr. Account Executive, Ancillary Benefits - Minnetonka, MN (749700)

Position Description

The primary responsibility of the Sr. Account Exec, Ancillary Benefits, is to work with the broker and health plan sales teams to promote specialty product sales and persistency in the marketplace. The AE will be accountable for delivering the specialty sales goal for the assigned market and will be involved in external marketing and be a subject matter expert to promote specialty employer paid and voluntary products. These positions will be aligned with the market segment, defined as 51 to 3,000 lives.
 
This role is focused on external and internal activities to support the specialty sales goal including:
Being responsible for full oversight of the specialty sale at the direction of the AE/SAE to achieve health plan market sales goals and maintain profitability.  Advocate for specialty voluntary products to support increase in enrollment and size of sale and negotiate based on broker/customer feedback with underwriting; leveraging rate bank, product discount programs and packaged savings to leverage the best value to the customer.  Consult with broker and health plan sales teams on strategy calls related to specialty products and process and develop and/or deliver finalist and large broker presentations as specialty subject matter expert.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct in-depth presentations in market
  • Create and drive strategies for top specialty producing agencies and Brokers
  • Collaborate with Sales Management and/or Health Plan leadership regarding pipeline, persistency, market objectives and develop competitive strategies with specific Brokers / General Agents
  • Work collaboratively with AE/RAC/SAE to support sales, product and process education, and training on employer paid and voluntary specialty products. This position works collaboratively with Generalist AE on external sales calls representing ancillary product offerings
  • Conduit for communication on specialty topics including marketing initiatives that AE/RAC/SAE should be promoting (i.e. product updates, bonus programs, rate cards, drip marketing, etc)
  • Educates sales support on quoting plan designs & product pre-implementation
  • Develop business relationships with AE/RAC/SAE as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor in order to increase specialty sales
  • Assisting AE/RAC/SAE in developing sales proposals, including anticipating competing products and distinguishing UHC's products from those competing products
  • Product Knowledge
  • Solid knowledge of all products sold in their market segment, including competitive products; applies independent judgment to recommend products for a given customer's situation
Required Qualifications:
 
  • 5+ years of sales or account mgt experience in the commercial medical benefits industry.
  • Ability to understand underwriting, financial and analytical details as necessary
  • Demonstrated success in meeting or exceeding sales goals;  with ancillary products highly valued.
  • Very strong organizational skills are key to balancing multiple priorities, objectives and customer obligations and time management skills critical to success
  • Relationship Building and Influence
  • Ability to negotiate and close sales
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience selling ancillary products, i.e. dental, vision, life and disability, etc.
  • Existing broker and/or consultant relationships in MN the marketplace 
  • Ability to navigate UnitedHealthcare internal departments to produce positive service results for clients and the company
  • Ability to build and maintain strong client and producer relationships; customer focused approach
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Sales insurance license(s) must be maintained as required by state law in residential and non-residential states in your territory
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Details

  • Contest Number749700
  • Job TitleSr. Account Executive, Ancillary Benefits - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilySales Direct Selling
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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