Aetna National Sales Executive - 48670BR in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 48670BR

POSITION SUMMARY

National Sales Executive to work in the Dallas office supporting New Business Development

Fundamental Components:

Act as strategic business partner to both internal and external constituents (peers, producers, prospects) to optimize the positioning of Aetna's products and services and to attain profitability and membership objectives. In Market

s where Joint Ventures (JVs)are available, serve as a JV subject matter expert to help both locally- based business and branch business understand the value of the JV solution. Assess the competitive environment and develop sales strategies to capitalize on market opportunities and drive a competitive advantage. Accountable for establishing and maintaining relationships with appropriate internal partners,(underwriting, sales support, medical mgmt., etc.)

Initiate contact with prospects where there is no relationship with and establish meetings. Salesforce.com management. RFP responsibilities include: Summarize RFP, Kick-off consultant phone call, complete proposal & strategy

summary, prepare for and lead National Account Sales Support strategy call, & questionnaire reviews. Coordinate RFP follow-up & submit CIMS (implementation) requests. Create finalist presentation starting point. Local Networking. Attend regional conferences. Coordinate with Local & Regional Business Segment (Middle Market), Public and Labor Business Segment and internal ancillary product SVPs to ensure consistency in messaging. Develop broker and consultant relationships. In certain Markets, serve as additional direct prospecting sales representative. Cultivate productive relationships with brokers/consultants, customers, and peers. Implements strategies necessary to attain sales objectives in assigned areas.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 years of industry or sales experience required

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Insurance/Life and Health Insurance License is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/4-6 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Sales administration, support, reporting/4-6 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Active Benefit Design/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/Power User

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Managing Sales Relationships/ADVANCED

Sales/Cultivating Distribution Channels/FOUNDATION

Sales/Selling Products and Services/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Finance/Creating Profitable Partnerships/FOUNDATION

Sales/Knowing Customers/FOUNDATION

Sales/Knowing Markets/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Office based to begin with and then would consider telework after a satisfactory time period in the position. Then could do 2 days office-based, 3 days telework. Final arrangement to be determined and agreed upon between hiring manager and new hire.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Sales and Service

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.