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Sales Assistant

Primary Location: San Diego, CA
Additional Locations: CA-Culver City, CA-San Diego
Candidate can reside in Oceanside, San Diego, Poway, Costa Mesa, or Anaheim.

Assists Field Sales Executives and Manager of Area Sales with sales support duties to allow the retention and growth of existing customers and effectively impact new sales growth.

Fundamental Components:
Assist Field Sales Executive with marketing of services and products through emails blasts, cold calling; researching leads, and entering of referrals.

Provide Field Sales Executive attending industry conferences and vendor fairs with administrative support including developing pipeline.

Update information and activity within Salesforce.

Assist Field Sales Executive cultivate strong relationship with accounts and claims examiners.

Assists with prospects and cross selling of products, as needed.

Helps Sales Executive in an administrative role develop and deliver strategic plans relative to retention goals.

Background Experience:
  • 3 to 5 years administrative experience needed
  • Good customer services skills required.
  • Strong computer skills required in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills by phone and by email a must.
  • Must function well in a team environment.

Additional Job Information:
Insurance industry experience a plus.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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