Aetna Sales Events Coordinator in New Orleans, Louisiana

Req ID: 54541BR


Responsible for generating sales leads by identifying and developing relationships with community organizations, provider groups and other senior organizations. Plans and facilitates sales seminars, both formal and informal. Plans and facilitates outreach activities, special events, and presentations which support member education and health plan awareness within the Medicaid or Medicare population. Maintains compliance with the marketing guidelines of the state laws and regulations.

Fundamental Components:

Provides lead support to assigned territory, field services representatives (sales agents) and assigned external broker agents.

Plans and facilitates outreach activities, special events, and presentations to generate sales leads in support of the health plans sales and membership growth goals and increase awareness of the health plans presence in the community.

Plans and facilitates outreach activities, special events, and presentations aimed at member retention and improvement in member experience.

Responsible for event logistics including reserving space, catering, communication, distributing materials, facilities support, and other similar activities. Monitors and/or participates in the preparation and tear down for the event.

Ensures adequate pre-sales or other collateral materials are available to participants in any sales or member seminar as appropriate.

Manages budget, negotiates with venues as required, orders and manage inventory of promotional items for events.

Determines type of event as defined by CMS and files events appropriately with CMS based on the Managed Care Marketing Guidelines.

Obtains sales leads (consent to contact cards etc.) and ensures they are appropriately documented in sales management system.

Coordinate with marketing to support proper advertisement of events (fliers, direct mail, newspaper, etc.)

Delivers individual or group presentations to potential members.

Performs other duties as required


3-5 years experience in community development, building key contacts within the community.

Minimum of three years recent and related outreach experience working with providers or members, and/or government program managed care product experience

Demonstrated presentation skills required.

Grass roots marketing/lead generation experience required.

Previous experience working with the Medicaid or Medicare population preferred.

Complies with all state requirements in the state where job duties are performed.

Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and off-shifts as required.

Bilingual preferred


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


Insurance/Life and Health Insurance License is desired


Functional - Marketing/Direct marketing/1-3 Years

Functional - Communications/Public Affairs - grassroots campaigns/1-3 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Account Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Customer Service/Customer service - production environment/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Individual Medicare Advantage Plan/1-3 Years


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

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

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


Did you ever think your job would allow you to help millions of people all while serving your community? Imagine yourself having a direct effect on the healthcare for many underserved individuals while creating events and networking within the community we serve.

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

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.