Sales Events Coordinator

AETNA - Metairie, LA

Full-time
Description:
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for generating sales leads by identifying and developing relationships with
community organizations, provider groups and other senior organizations. Plans and
facilitates sales seminars, both formal and informal. Plans and facilitates outreach
activities, special events, and presentations which support member education and health
plan awareness within the Medicaid or Medicare population. Maintains compliance with
the marketing guidelines of the state laws and regulations

Fundamental Components:
Provides lead support to assigned territory, field service representatives (sales agents)
and assigned external broker agents.
Plans and facilitates outreach activities, special events, and presentations to generate
sales leads in support of the health plans sales and membership growth goals and
increase awareness of the health plans presence in the community.
Plans and facilitates outreach activities, special events, and presentations aimed at
member retention and improvement in member experience.
Responsible for event logistics including reserving space, catering, communication,
distributing materials, facilities support, and other similar activities. Monitors and/or
participates in the preparation and tear down for the event.
Ensures adequate pre-sales or other collateral materials are available to participants in
any sales or member seminar as appropriate.
Manages budget, negotiates with venues as required, orders and manages inventory of
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promotional items for events.
Determines type of event as defined by CMS and files events appropriately with CMS
based on the Managed Care Marketing Guidelines
Obtains sales leads (consent to contact cards, etc.) and ensures they are appropriately
documented in sales management system.
Coordinate with marketing to support proper advertisement of events (fliers, direct
mail, newspaper, etc.)
Delivers individual or group presentations to potential members.
Performs other duties as required.
Exhibits the following Employee Behaviors
Background/Experience Desired
3-5 years experience in community development, building key contacts within the
community.
Minimum of three years recent and related outreach experience working with providers
or members, and/or government program managed care product experience
Demonstrated presentation skills required.
Grass roots marketing/lead generation experience required.
Previous experience working with the Medicaid or Medicare population preferred.
Complies with all state requirements in the state where job duties are performed.
Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint,
Outlook).
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and off-shifts as required.
Bilingual preferred

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
3-5 years experience in community development, building key contacts within the community.
Minimum of three years recent and related outreach experience working with providers or members, and/or government program managed care product experience
Demonstrated presentation skills required.
Grass roots marketing/lead generation experience required.
Previous experience working with the Medicaid or Medicare population preferred.
Complies with all state requirements in the state where job duties are performed.
Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and off-shifts as required.
Bilingual preferred

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Insurance/Life and Health Insurance License is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Communications/Communication Delivery - Public Speaking/1-3 Years
Functional - Marketing/Promotional and collateral materials/1-3 Years
Functional - Planning/Strategic/1-3 Years
Functional - Project Management/Time Management/1-3 Years
Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Technical - Desktop Tools/Adobe Acrobat Suite v5/1-3 Years/Power User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/Power User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/1-3 Years/Power User

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
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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Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%