Aetna NAT Account Executive in Seattle, Washington

Req ID: 37799BR

POSITION SUMMARY

At Aetna, our mission is to create a healthier world. The Aetna National Accounts, Account Executive based in Seattle, WA develops and executes strategies that create a healthier world for our largest customers. In this particular job, the Account Executive will be dedicated to a large technology company in the Seattle area.

Fundamental Components:

The National Accounts, Account Executive based in Seattle, has responsibility for the growth and retention of all product lines on their assigned accounts. Components of the Incentive Compensation plan in addition to Base Salary include retention, new product and programs sales on assigned accounts, and profitability. Key Components include:

Act as senior strategic business partner to constituents (producers, plan sponsors, customers) to optimize the positioning of Aetnas products and services and to attain profitability and membership objectives.

Develops and executes the renewal process ensuring appropriate margins and customer/membership retention targets are achieved.

Prepares client for renewal by explaining cost drivers of benefit plan, offers solutions to reduce costs, and delivers renewal to client and producer.

Formulates complex financial decision recommendations and presents them to management.

Assesses the competitive environment and develops sales strategies to capitalize on market opportunities and drive a competitive advantage.

Accountable for establishing and maintaining relationships with appropriate internal partners, (underwriting, plan sponsor services, medical management, etc.).

Ensure clients are kept informed of any regulatory issues and/or developing healthcare trends potentially impacting their benefits program strategy.

Works with clients to make certain that any changes resulting from this activity are appropriately addressed within the context of their business needs and employee benefits strategy.

Thoroughly analyzes and reviews reports and utilization in order to consult with customers, implement appropriate interventions and drive mutually beneficial outcomes for the customer and Aetna.

Leads finalist presentations related to either new business or growth/cross sell opportunities on designated customers.

Coordinates resources to ensure a successful case installation of new products and services.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

6-8+ Years of Industry Experience

Multi-functional Experience such as Underwriting or Large Group Sales/Service

College degree or equivalent Experience Insurance License, as required by state law

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/Account Management/4-6 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

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

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User

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

REQUIRED SKILLS

Sales/Knowing Customers/ADVANCED

Sales/Selling Products and Services/ADVANCED

Service/Case Administration/MASTERY

DESIRED SKILLS

Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetnas National Account Business is a growing unit that provides you with the ability to interact on a broad range of products and services with Fortune 500 customers and design innovative strategies that fulfill each customers unique benefit strategy needs.

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.

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Job Function: Sales and Service