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Account Executive - Pacific Northwest

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Date Posted: Jul 27, 2022

Location(s): Boise, ID, US, 83705 Coeur d Alene, ID, US, 83814 PORTLAND, OR, US, 97221 Seattle, WA, US, 98126 Spokane, WA, US, 99208

Company: MetLife

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


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.  Products include Group benefit products; Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, Voluntary Worksite Benefits, and MetLife Legal.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Working independently, sells and services products to group customer accounts/territories
  • Maintains and grows the book of business through aggressive product sales, upsells, and renewals, within accounts/territory
  • Drives product quote activity and sales within assigned accounts/ territory
  • Positions cross-channel product offerings across the managed book of business
  • Strategic Account Planning– builds lasting relationships with clients through open communications around mutual objectives
  • Key resource in strategic decision making for MetLife and clients
  • Thought leader in relation to industry and marketplace– Mentors/educates colleagues on marketplace trends and insights.
  • Acts as primary benefit resource to brokers/clients
  • Provides post-sale service and interaction with brokers/clients
  • Delivers annual stewardship meetings with Key Accounts
  • Recognizes, shapes, and delivers profitable deals and anticipates strategic developments to benefit the client
  • Develops new business opportunities and sales growth by initiating and maintaining strong relationships
  • May generate reports to track/report activities, progress, and strategies
  • May assist in or lead case implementations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 2+ years of insurance sales experience
  • Product-specific licenses (Life, Accident, and Health) attainable within 90 days; Property & Casualty License required within first 12 months.
  • Proficient knowledge of supported products/markets and selling/servicing techniques.
  • 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 or advanced degree is a plus


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.



Requisition #: 127507


Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian