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PLS Sales Vice President

Primary Location: Seattle, Washington
Additional Locations: AK-Anchorage, ID-Boise, OR-Portland, WA-Seattle

The Senior Sales Account Executive responsibility includes initiating new sales opportunities coupled with growing existing accounts. This professional account executive is proficient in outbound calling, nurturing new prospects through closing, renewing and growing revenue in existing accounts. The prime candidate knows how to multi-task, organize their day between proactive and reactive behaviors and is proficient at moving a prospect through the entire sales cycle.

Fundamental Components:

-Cultivates strong, productive and influential relationships with Public and Labor market brokers/consultants and prospects. -Implements strategies necessary to attain sales objectives in assigned areas. -Manages complex negotiations. -Positions products, rate levels and expanded product portfolios to increase sales and maximize revenue. -Manages the integration of client's and Aetna's internal organizations to meet client's installation needs and close the deal. -Identifies various ways to partner with the prospective client by drawing from entire spectrum of product line. -Gains understanding of client's multifaceted needs and recommends appropriate benefits of Aetna's full product array (e.g., fully vs. self-insured, combination of products and/or covers a range of industries). -Provides effective presentations to Aetna constituents. -Conducts field underwriting to insure profitability of case and minimize risk


Only those sales executives who can demonstrate proficiency in the healthcare industry, and a proven track record in sales should apply.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/7-10 Years
Functional - Sales & Service/Complex negotiations/4-6 Years
Functional - Sales & Service/Fully insured products/4-6 Years
Functional - Sales & Service/Self insured/stop loss products/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/End User


Sales/Cultivating Distribution Channels/ADVANCED
Sales/Knowing Customers/ADVANCED
Sales/Selling Products and Services/ADVANCED


Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED
Sales/Negotiating Collaboratively/MASTERY
Sales/Knowing Markets/ADVANCED
Position can be in WA., OR., AK. and ID.


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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