Sales Account Executive

Minot, North Dakota
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Aug 27, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Sales and Account Executive is responsible for sales, service and retention of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) clients. Sales include group health insurance as well as dental, vision, life, long term disability (LTD), short term disability (STD), flexible benefits and worksite products.


Essential Function:         
  • Prospects for new business to meet sales quotas. Determines business needs, develops and presents product proposals, follows up on proposals for all lines of business and sells additional lines of business to existing groups.
  • Maintains existing business in all product lines.
  • Prepares and presents annual renewal information and provides alternatives, when needed.
  • Conducts renewal meetings with supporting documentation such as utilization and alternative finance reports detailing group usage and rating. Provides plan options, rates, information for group discussion and decision-making, as needed.
  • Discusses and resolves group questions or concerns about their insurance.
  • Resolves customer needs and concerns, communicates final outcomes with customers and assists with renewal meeting, as necessary.
  • Follows underwriting guidelines ensuring adherence to federal, state and corporate rules and regulations related to insurance.
  • Completes and confirms that appropriate paperwork is completed for each account with proper signatures based on each state’s regulations.
  • Educates group leaders on new or changed legal and underwriting requirements, and participates in carrier-offered education.
  • Serves as a representative of the Company in community activities to provide a positive image.
  • Participates in local service organizations and volunteer activities, serves on charitable boards and participates in association meetings, when necessary.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Relationship Management


Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills


Effective Interpersonal Communications


Negotiation Skills


Attentiveness and Listening Skills


Closing (Problem Resolution) Ability



Education Requirements

Required: Associate's

Preferred: Bachelor's

Field(s) of Study: Business, Marketing or related field


Experience Requirements

Required: Minimum of 5 Years

Preferred: Minimum of 5 Years

Experience Details: Minimum 5 years' sales or related experience is required; sales experience within the insurance industry is preferred.


Certification, Licensures & Registration Requirements

Title: Must have or obtain Insurance Producer License within 3 months of hire and maintain continuing education requirements annually.



State or Agency: ND


Equivalent combination of education, experience or training determined to be acceptable by Human Resources may be substituted, unless regulated by contract or program standards

Other Information

Job Posting Policy

Employees new to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota are eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing 90-days in their role. For positions outside of their department, new employees should attain a minimum of six months of service before applying for a new role. Exceptions to this are acceptable, provided there is good business justification for making the move.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

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This job posting will be closed 9/21/2020 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.