Aetna Strategic Proposal Writer in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 48951BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Strategic Proposal Writers primary responsibility is to support the growth of Aetna membership by developing customer-focused, strategically positioned proposal responses. They have marketing, communication and writing skills that allow them to integrate information from multiple sources and incorporate customer-specific strategy into a clear, compelling proposal response that differentiates Aetna from the competition. They work on a wide range of proposals for National Accounts constituents (brokers/consultants, prospects and customers). The successful candidate will have the ability to be creative, apply personal initiative and must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects and changing priorities. This position is a good match for a candidate who thrives in a team setting and wants to broaden and grow their health care and insurance knowledge

Fundamental Components:

We are seeking candidates with experience in marketing, communications and/or proposal writing. Knowledge of the health insurance industry is strongly preferred. An ability to interpret and understand the needs of the customer and work with other team members to create a compelling, well articulated value proposition that aligns the products and programs we offer with the customers strategy is essential to success. We are looking for self-motivated team players who enjoy working in a dynamic and fast paced environment. The position requires an individual who can communicate very effectively verbally and in writing with all audiences, resolve problems, prioritize, multi-task, and build and maintain strong relationships with our field organization and subject matter experts throughout the company. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet navigation is required. A college degree is highly desired along with excellent writing, proofreading, editing and all-around communication skills. The ability to apply the principles of grammar, mechanics, and spelling in written work is critical.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Proficient writing skills - Proven time management abilities - Experience managing multiple priorities - Clear verbal and written communication skills - Ability to think outside of the box and solve problems - Effectively working in a team environment

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Marketing/Sales support/1-3 Years

Functional - Project Management/Time Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

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

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/FOUNDATION

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Part-Time Telework (ex: 3 days office-based, 2 days telework) will be evaluated after a certain period of employment for those in Hartford, CT location.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

We are looking for self-motivated team players who enjoy working in a dynamic and fast paced environment where excellent teamwork and strong collaborative relationships are imperative. The position requires an individual who can communicate very effectively verbally and in writing with all audiences, resolve problems, prioritize, multi-task, and build and maintain relationships with our field organization and subject matter experts throughout the company. This position is a good match for a candidate who thrives in a team setting and wants to broaden and grow their health care and insurance knowledge.

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