Direct Sales Agent (Roanoke, VA) 62044 - SV
WellPoint - Roanoke, VA

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a proud member of the WellPoint family of companies. At Anthem, we are dedicated to our mission of improving the health of the people we serve. We believe the best health care coverage can actually help people stay healthy.

Bring your expertise to our innovative, performance-focused culture, and you will discover lasting rewards and the opportunity to take your career further than you can imagine.

This is your opportunity to join a rapidly growing, fast-paced, dynamic team! Target opportunity with an unlimited earning potential!

Responsible for selling Individual health insurance products through telesales and providing high level customer service.

Ensures sales goals are met. Sells WellPoint products in a professional and consultative manner.

Provide timely and accurate response to all customers.

Provide customers with oral and written information as well as a detailed quote on the WellPoint plans and services.

Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of all WellPoint products and services.

Studies competitive products and related industry issues and maintains a personal awareness of competitive advantages and disadvantages.

Optimizes closing opportunities utilizing all sales tools and skills available.

Complete accurate documentation, maintains records and updates database documentation of all activities during the sales cycle.

Ensures accurate documentation of leads and sales received from all sources.

Maintain efficient record keeping system and ensures all business is tracked throughout the underwriting process.

Works cooperatively and professionally with departmental and inter-departmental co-workers.

Attends department meetings and training.

And other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

High School diploma and one year of related sales experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

College degree or some college preferred.

Telemarketing / telesales experience helpful.

Life and Health insurance license required but would allow to obtain within 30 days of hire

Strong oral and written communications required.

Ability to think logically and problem solve required.

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks required.

Strong PC skills, to include MS Excel and Word.

Compensation is composed of base + sales incentive. This opportunity is an inside sales position located in our Roanoke, VA office.

WellPoint is ranked No. 1 among health insurers on Fortune Magazines annual list of Americas Most Admired Companies and has been named as one of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc Magazine. To learn more about our company please visit us at .

Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation
and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon
passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).

  • Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal
associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral
program can be found in My HR.

  • WARNING : Please beware of phishing scams that promote work-at-home opportunities and may also pose as legitimate companies. Please be advised that a WellPoint recruiter will never ask you for a credit card or any type of payment as part of consideration for a role with our company. All of our careers require that you first complete an online application on our web site.
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