Benefits Specialist
AFLAC - Grand Rapids, MI

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Company Description

More than 50 million people worldwide have chosen Aflac insurance because of the confidence they get from knowing they will have financial assistance when an illness or serious accident occurs. Aflac policies help policyholders with expenses such as their mortgage payments, utilities and car payments in the event of injury or illness. In other words, the bills major medical insurance doesn't pay, but that arrive even if you are sick or hurt. Aflacs philosophy is to combine innovative strategic marketing with quality products and services at competitive prices to provide the best insurance value for consumers. Aflac has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 14th consecutive year by Fortune magazine and has been the only insurance company to make Ethisphere magazines list of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies for six consecutive years.

Job Description:

This is a lucrative sales and marketing position within a rapidly growing Fortune 200 company that involves business to business sales, account management, and account development. Our professional Aflac representatives act as trusted advisors with key decision makers to understand their critical employee benefits issues and objectives, while developing and implementing an effective strategy that quantifies the value delivered by Aflacs solutions, provides tax savings to the employer, and provides employees with a solution to rising out-of-pocket health care costs.

Aflac provides effective and thorough on-the-job training, which has been named The Best Training in the Industry by Training magazine. The training period generally lasts between 9-13 weeks or until you feel you have acquired enough confidence and knowledge to complete the duties individually. Aflac University provides ongoing classroom and online courses for individuals who are eager to grow and develop professionally.

We employ a management development model that enables our representatives to earn promotions based on his/her productivity- NOT seniority. Each of our representatives are in full control of how quickly they move up within our company.

Here's How We Support Our Associates:

Brand awareness/national advertising campaign

Aflac stock bonus program where associates share in the profit and growth of our company

Professional orientation, training, and certifications

Professional marketing materials

The latest in sales automation technology- on your computer, tablet, and mobile phone

One of the most competitive and satisfying compensation packages in the industry

Contests and all-inclusive trips


We require that a candidate be very professional, have developed customer service and people skills, be ambitious, be a team player, as well as be able to work individually when needed. Previous success in account development and managing a book of business is preferred but is not required.

This is a SALES oriented position.

At this time, we are only interviewing local applicants who are presently living within a 30 mile radius of the office. Please, no out of state applicants.

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