Sales Executive - Small Group, Experienced

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Description

Job Summary

The Sales Executive, Small Group reports to the Northern California Territory manager and develops and implements sales strategies for targeted key accounts in a plan, a territory, or a specified geographic area. The Sales Executive is responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle for groups with up to 100 employees. Very knowledgeable of complete line of products and services and clients' issues and needs. Responsible for seeking out new clients.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing overall relationships with brokers/GA's in assigned geography for quota attainment.
  • Knowledgeable on complete line of product, services (Medical, Dental, Life & Vision) and customers' issues and needs.
  • Focuses on seeking out new customers by building key relationships with brokers/GA's.
  • Works with sources which may include brokers, GA's, and employers to attain sales. Develops, executes, and maintains strategic business plan to achieve goals.
  • Creates solutions to meet needs of producers and employers.
  • Educates and collaborates with producers and their team on BSC product offering, capabilities, and health care solutions.
  • Maintains health care industry knowledge.
  • Position requires 4-5 days per week out of the office visiting brokers in the territory.
  • Position may require evening and weekend entertaining of brokers
  • Work with other internal departments through sales cycle.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Qualifications

Knowledge and Experience
  • Typically, requires a college degree or equivalent experience and 3 years of prior relevant experience.
  • An active California Life & Health license is required.
  • Requires practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Understanding of Salesforce/CRM system preferred.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, and other computer-based skills
  • Must have valid CA Driver's License
  • Must have access to a vehicle.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and organizational skills.




Physical Requirements

Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork - Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.
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