Job Description

Account Executive
Job Number: 19-05621
Be part of the Financial Services Industry. Eclaro is looking for an Account Executive for our client in Chicago, IL
Eclaro’s client is one of the largest Insurance Brokerage and Consulting Firms in the United States. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
  • To interact with clients and develop relationships in order to meet clients' needs
  • Will research, analyze, and evaluate medical, dental, life, disability and other benefit plans and act as a benefit advisor to clients
  • This role requires the employee to provide strong support to the Director to whom they report
  • Day-to-day client servicing including eligibility issues and specific client questions and needs
  • Implementing the Client Service Playbook with high attention to detail and company standards
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with clients and carrier representatives and the Account Management team
  • Act as the subject matter expert in terms of Health & Benefits and vendor/carrier products and services
  • Maintain current knowledge of wellness programs, trends, and offerings that are available to clients
  • Leverage opportunities to introduce wellness and engage the appropriate subject matter experts and vendors to assist
  • Anticipate client needs and identify the strategies to solve them
  • Prepare annual client renewals, plan marketing and renewal meeting presentations according to company standards
  • Collaborate with analysts, or work independently, to market and analyze insurance plans, negotiate with carriers and recommend renewal actions
  • Oversee implementations of new business
  • Prepare employee presentations and attend open enrollment meetings
  • Review Benefit Plan Summaries and carrier source documents for accuracy
  • Keep clients aware of all industry trends and events, including all state and federal regulatory issues and updates
  • Explain legislative guidelines including COBRA, HIPPA, ERISA, Section 125, ARRA and Health Care Reform to clients
  • Keep clients aware of updates on all guidelines
  • Build and maintain corporate wellness programs by using healthcare carrier and third party vendors as resources
  • Ensure all client data is entered into CRM System (SalesForce) in a timely manner
  • Maintaining confidentiality and HIPAA compliance with all client information obtained in the course of work
  • Additional duties as assigned
Required Experience:
  • Four Year college or university degree with course work in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, and Industrial Psychology, Economics or Healthcare related field
  • 2 years of health and welfare experience with self-funded, healthcare plans for groups of 500+ preferred
  • Employees required to possess or obtain the Illinois Life and Health License within 4 months of employment
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of benefits administration, HealthCare Reform, industry trends, carrier products and services
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to anticipate and meet client and team needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated in communications with both external and internal clients
  • Demonstration of project management and consulting skills
  • Effective time management and decision making skills
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro 

If interested, you may contact:
Maria Navarro
Maria Navarro | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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