Health & Benefits Consultant

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Location
Bonita Springs, Florida
Industry
Sales (Sales and Related Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 40,000 - US$ 50,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_38407
Contact
Recruiter, Spherion
Phone
239-939-9999
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Job Description

Spherion is working with a leading Insurance group who is looking for a full-time, licensed Health & Benefits Consultant to join their team! Your primary responsibility will be to sell new accounts in keeping with agency and individual goals. You are also expected to build and maintain relationships with clients. You will identify and solicit sales prospects from various sources. Strategic planning is a key requirement as you will be asked to develop a pipeline of new health plans for the company. You must have a thorough knowledge of the health market, as well as the ability to communicate the solutions and services that they can provide to their clients.

Responsibilities:
? Develop prospects through direct solicitation of businesses
? Develop information and recommendations for prospective accounts, present proposals and adhere to agency policies and procedures for writing new accounts
? Establish servicing procedures when necessary for designated accounts
? Perform periodic service calls on designated accounts
? Identify and solicit sales prospects from various sources provided by agency by cold calls, mailings and phone contacts
? Solicit referrals from existing agency accounts
? Assist in resolving any problems in accounting or claims for accounts produced
? Coordinate timely presentations for both new and renewal business
? Maintain knowledge of underwriting criteria for carriers

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Aggressive and assertive self-starter with strong presentation and negotiation skills
- Confident, friendly, and outgoing personality who can thrive as an individual and as part of a team
- Excellent organization and time management capabilities
- Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and clients, both written and verbal
- Willingness to travel, as required

Education:
Associate

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
? Health & Life Agent License (2-15) required
? Bachelor?s degree preferred, but not required
? 3+ years of health insurance sales experience with a proven track record
? Excellent PC skills including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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