Lincoln Financial Group National Account Executive, Group Benefits in Madison, Wisconsin
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Work Arrangement: Work from Home
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.
Requisition #: 67145
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The Role at a Glance
We are excited to bring on a National Account Executive to join our Group Protection Distribution Team supporting Workplace Solutions.
The Group Protection Distribution Team is looking for an experienced National Account Executive to join Group Benefits team.
As a National Account Executive for Group Benefits, you will be responsible for managing national accounts, performing both sales and account management activities for one or more assigned national customers. Your portfolio will consist of complex group accounts in the national segment, generally over 5K covered employees. You will assist your customers with the stewardship, renewals and adding additional lines of coverage while ensuring their escalations and needs are being met. This opportunity will provide the ability to grow within the group insurance industry while gaining new skills and building strong working relationships. If this sounds like a role for you, please read on!
What you'll be doing
You will build effective working relationships with internal stakeholders, customers, buyers, Benefit Managers, key executives and brokers/consultants to facilitate the sale of new products to the client or additional participation on employee paid coverages while also ensuring the retention of existing business.
You will develop, implement and maintain a business plan and client relationships plan to achieve sales, growth and profitability, retention and market share goals for Lincoln’s Workplace Solutions while ensuring overall service needs are satisfied. You will manage and be accountable for renewal/financial strategy on assigned accounts by presenting the renewals to the customer and managing the strategy/process when account team presentation is involved.
You will provide consultative account management services to assigned national clients, providing continual education and counseling to clients on their benefit plans, manage the delivery of services to customer and consistently demonstrate value of these services. You will develop comprehensive understanding of existing/targeted clients including market segments, how they operate, and/or their value propositions.
You will assist large and/or National Accounts Sales Representatives with sales presentations as needed.
What we're looking for
Must-have experience (Required):
4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's)
5+ Years of experience in group benefits that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this opportunity
Group benefit product knowledge (Life, Dental, Disability, Worksite, etc.)
A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
Ability to drive performance targets to completion
Nice-to have Experience (Preferred):
- Group Benefits Sales Experience
- Up to 25%
What’s it like to work here
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
Paid Time Off
Competitive 401K and employee benefits
Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
Tuition assistance program
A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
About the Company/Who is Lincoln Financial
Led by over 10,000 employees Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.
This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.
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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.
Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.