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National Product Director, Dental and Vision (External Wholesaling)

Date Posted: Feb 2, 2021

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 Aurora, IL, US, 60504 New York, NY, US, 10166 Irvine, CA, US, 92614

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Bridgewater, NJ
Alternate Job Locations: Aurora, IL ; Irvine, CA ; New York, NY


Role Value Proposition: 

This role is responsible for supporting Dental and Vision Sales Growth nationally by driving premium and fees growth in those product areas across Small Business, Regional Market, and National Accounts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Sales Opportunity Support
  • Best-in-class training (internal and external) support
  • Serve as industry leader for Dental and Vision for MetLife
  • Serve as key contact with Dental/Vision consultants and brokers
  • Provide leadership and strategic guidance to 10+ direct reports 
  • Subject matter expertise and competitive intelligence for Dental and Vision products
  • Enhance partnerships by building, growing and maintaining relationships with sales partners, intermediaries and peers
  • Promote positive culture within assigned product vertical and the COE
  • Compliance with policy guidelines and adherence to assigned budgets, as applicable, including 30 day expense reimbursement submissions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Firm knowledge of group products, services and systems
  • 10-12+ years of Dental and Vision experience
  • Strong knowledge of competitors and industry best practices
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated to learn more about the business and is proactive in personal development
  • Ability to create strong internal and external partnerships
  • Life and Health License in all States



  • Bachelors Degree preferred; Advanced Degree a plus 
  • Proven track record as a successful people leader is strongly preferred
  • Established key relationships with brokers and consultants
  • Extensive industry knowledge spanning cross-functional partners’ areas (Underwriting, Claims, Sales Process, etc…)
  • Knowledge of all Dental and Vision product lines strongly preferred


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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.



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 $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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 #: 115928