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Account Executive

Date Posted: Jul 10, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Columbus, OH, US, 43240

Company: MetLife

 

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.

 

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 sales within assigned accounts/ territory.
  • Positions cross-channel product offerings.
  • Strategic Account Planning– builds lasting reciprocal 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 client.
  • Provides post-sale service and interaction with clients.
  • Resolves escalated service issues.
  • 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:

Required:

  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience
  • Product-specific licenses (Life, Accident, and Health)
  • 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


Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred; Advanced degree is a plus

 

Business Category

Group Benefits

 

Number of Openings

1

 

 

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:

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.  Visit us at www.metlife.com to learn more about our brand, history, and values. 

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to accommodations@metlife.com or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.

 

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 #: 117817

 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland