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Sales Development Program Associate

Highmark Inc.

  • Company Highmark
  • Home, PA
  • Development Program
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job participates in a sales focused job rotation program to support our organization's mission and goals. The incumbent is given six month functional assignments in varying business units over four rotations. During the course of the two years, incumbents will gain experience across the sales organization and related business units, performing and responsible for various work streams and assignments. Uses regular discretion and judgment to solve problems, create innovative solutions, and interact with customers and senior leadership. Acts as champion for the Sales Development Program to include program optimization, growth through outreach and recruitment, and mentorship of future recruits. Receives focused, regimented development and exposure to positions for accelerated advancement. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete assignments and project work in the assigned functional rotational area including gathering and synthesizing data into meaningful observations, analyzing, identifying, and problem solving various for situations. Present findings and recommendations to leadership and workgroup at the close of each rotational assignment.
  • Performs work in compliance with all Highmark Health standards, policies and procedures. 
  • Use analytical, organizational, and project management experience and skills to contribute in completing assigned rotational projects. 
  • Research best practices, leading technologies, and emerging industry trends for consideration in design and improvement relating to rotations. Use educational and prior professional experience to operate in an advisory capacity, both to leaders within the assigned function and customers. 
  • Serve to advance objectives of the Sales Development Program, by contributing to recruitment of prospective candidates to infuse top talent, program branding and awareness, and overall improvement enrichment. Participate in development programs to accelerate leadership competencies and skills.
  • Support customers during the implementation of sales contracts and throughout the relationship by resolving difficult issues in a timely and professional manner; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across business units, vendors, and partners during rotations.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Graduated from an accredited Bachelor's (or higher) Degree program no more than six months prior to the Sales Development Program start date with a degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing, Finance, Health Administration, or relevant field

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Active in one or more club, volunteerism effort, or other activity outside the classroom 
  • Have completed at least one quality internship in a relevant role to this position 
  • Must be legally authorized to work for any US employer without requiring sponsorship 

Preferred

  • None

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  •  State specific Producer License’s for Life, Accident & Health are required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Project Delivery 
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making 
  • Written and Spoken Communication Skills 
  • Adaptability 
  • Analysis 
  • Collaboration 
  • Leadership and Interpersonal Skills 
  • Listening skills 
  • Ability to build and sustain internal and external customer relationships 

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

25% - 50%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Frequently

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Occasionally

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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