At Alberta Blue Cross, we are dedicated to exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.
Reporting to the Manager of Groups Sales in Calgary, this position focuses on the sale of health benefit plans for small to midsized employer groups. The Group Sales Representative is responsible for acquiring new group business through incoming sales leads in the Calgary and surrounding area as well as servicing and retaining exiting groups.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage incoming sales leads from companies with 5-99 employees on a direct to company basis.
- Complete and present sales quotations.
- Meet or exceed a quarterly sales quota.
- Collaborate with all sales and service staff to ensure sales objectives are met.
- Manage renewals with a focus on retaining existing business.
- Attend sales conferences and sales related functions as required.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Preference will be given to those employees with previous health insurance policies and procedures experience.
- Full Life and Accident & Sickness insurance licensing (HLLQP) will be mandatory prior to commencement of the position and training will be provided.
- Must possess a strong aptitude for sales and a desire to learn all aspects of our business.
- Must be self-motivated and maintain a positive attitude.
- Must be comfortable making sales and follow up calls over the phone and in person.
- Must be able to work independently and deal effectively with the public, peers, superiors and co-workers.
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong analytical ability, with a commitment to accuracy and timeliness.
Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented and flexible environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply online at www.ab.bluecross.ca