21 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Account Executive

MetLife
Aurora, IL
**Job Location:** United States : Illinois : Aurora



**Alternate Job Location :** Not Applicable : Not Applicable







**Role Value Proposition:**







Sells and services products directly to group clients or through broker/consultant relationships. Builds and maintains strong relationships to foster sales growth.







This represents an incredible opportunity for someone in the Chicagoland area to create immense success/impact and solidify a strong brand presence for MetLife in that market.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Works independently to sell and service products to group customer accounts/territories.



+ Maintains and grows the book of business through aggressive product sales, upsells, and renewals, within accounts/territory as the primary benefit resource to client.



+ Drives product sales within assigned accounts/territory and develops new business opportunities and sales growth by initiating and maintaining strong relationships.



+ Positions cross-channel product offerings as part of Strategic Account Planning builds lasting reciprocal relationships with clients through open communications around mutual objectives and serves as a key resource in strategic decision making for MetLife and clients.



+ Serves as Thought Leader in relation to industry and marketplace by recognizing, shaping and delivering profitable deals and anticipating strategic developments to benefit the client.



+ Provides post-sale service and interaction with clients including resolution of escalated service issues.



+ Mentors/educates colleagues on marketplace trends and insights.



+ May generate reports to track/report activities, progress, and strategies; may assist in or lead case implementations.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Ability to work independently and to communicate clearly and concisely



+ Strong organizational skills including time and resource management.



+ Strong communication, influencing, and negotiation skills.



+ Effective relationship building capabilities.



+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent of experience and education







**Required:**







+ 5+ years previous experience successfully selling/servicing related products - insurance, brokerage or financial.



+ FINRA 6 and 63 required within 18 months of hire.



+ High School Diploma or equivalent experience







**Preferred:**







+ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience



+ Group Life and Health License (strongly preferred)







**Business Category**







Sales







**Number of Openings**







1







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 81401

Categories

  • Legal
  • Sales / Business Development

Share this job:

Account Executive

MetLife
Aurora, IL

Share this job

Account Executive

MetLife
Aurora, IL
US

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast