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PacificSource Health Plans Medicare Sales Director in Malta / Helena, Montana

Join PacificSource and help our members access quality, affordable care!

PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Diversity and Inclusion: PacificSource values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and fostering a workplace in which individual differences are appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths.

Position Overview: Represent PacificSource in the marketplace and the broader business community. Responsible for training, support and performance of PacificSource Sales Representatives and Account Managers. Oversight of solicitation, sale and retention of clients to achieve growth and financial performance goals of PacificSource Health Plans. Build positive broker relationships in the assigned region; assure education of distribution channel regarding company products and services. Provide direct sales and service to employers when required.

Essential Responsibilities:
Coordinate with and assist the Sales and Marketing Department to determine customer needs in the assigned sales territory.
Supervise training and assignments of Sales Executives and Account Managers and regional office personnel.
Conduct regularly scheduled staff meetings to ensure current knowledge of sales goals, promotions, advertising, new products, marketing policies, etc.
Work closely with Coordinated Care Networks to develop sales strategy for all regions.
Oversee development, execution, and progress toward Member Acquisition Strategies.
Serve as an escalation point to investigate unresolved client complaints/concerns Establish and maintain positive relationships with consultants/brokers to promote PacificSource Health Plans products, services, and team members.
Organize and lead the Producer or Broker Advisory Council meetings.
Work directly with Senior Vice President of Sales, and other senior executives, to achieve growth and profitability goals of PacificSource Health Plans.
Work directly with product development team to develop marketable products in respective service areas.
Oversee lead generation process and follow-up in conjunction with marketing communications.
Oversee strategies for outbound and inbound prospects.
Set, monitor and report Sales Goals, according to standard protocols established.
Oversee communication and sales methodology in deploying community health plan model in designated geographic territories.
Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and business partners providing products and services sold by PacificSource Health Plans. Review complete agent licensing assignments and forward for processing.
Oversee agent commission strategies and execution.
Analyze underwriting income by service area. Represent PacificSource at community events and functions.
Responsible for oversight, management, development, implementation, and communication of department programs.
Responsible for hiring, staff development, coaching, performance reviews, corrective actions, and termination of employees.
Provide feedback, including regular one-on-ones and performance evaluations, for direct reports.
Develop annual department budgets.
Monitor spending versus the planned budgeted throughout the year and take corrective action where needed.
Coordinate business activities by maintaining collaborative partnerships with key departments.
Responsible for process improvement and working with other departments to improve interdepartmental processes.
Utilize lean methodologies for continuous improvement.
Utilize visual boards and daily huddles to monitor key performance indicators and identify improvement opportunities.
Actively participate as a key team member in Manager/Supervisor meetings.
Actively participate in various strategic and internal committees in order to disseminate information within the organization and represent company philosophy.

Supporting Responsibilities:
Assist Provider Contracting Representatives as required. Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations.
Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Experience: Five years health insurance experience. Two years health insurance sales experience preferred. Well-developed relationships within the insurance community. Previous management experience preferred.

Education, Certificates, Licenses: Current Department of Insurance Life and Health License or eligible to obtain one. Must hold a valid driver's license. A Bachelor's degree preferred.

Knowledge: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Basic math skills required, including percentages, ratios, graphing and spreadsheet skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all types of individuals. Requires ability to define and prioritize problems and manage workload without direct supervision. Ability to develop a thorough understanding of PacificSource products and the competitive environment. A working knowledge of underwriting and risk factors. Ability to work reliably and professionally with both inside and outside the organization. Must have the ability to be self-motivated and self-directed in daily work. Thorough understanding of health insurance issues, both national and State, and the factors that affect the insurance market. Excellent public relations skills and public speaking ability. Ability to effectively explain plans and administration to groups of varying educational backgrounds and familiarity with benefits. Ability to e ffectively communicate with various internal departments.

Assignment Management
Becoming a Business Advisor
Building the Sales Team
Building Trusting Relationships
Coaching the Sales Team
Devising Sales Approaches and Solutions
Marshaling Resources
Raising the Bar
Sustaining Customer Satisfaction

Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 40-50% of the time.

Our Values
We are committed to doing the right thing.
We are one team working toward a common goal.
We are each responsible for customer service.
We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.
We actively work to advance social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, the healthcare system and community.
We encourage creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.

Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.