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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition:

As a MetLife Regional Market Account Executive, you will be responsible for the sales and maintain a book of business for customers with 100 to 5000 employees. You will have the opportunity to distribute MetLife’s Group Benefits portfolio which includes life, dental, disability, vision, group legal, accident & health, whole life and more.  The MetLife Regional Market Account Executive is responsible for the top and bottom-line performance of their books of business

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Identify and foster new client relationships
  • Sell Group Benefits products and services through brokers up to 4,999 life group benefits market. 
  • Grow the book of business through proactive product sales, upsells, and renewals, within assigned territory. Maintain ongoing relationships with existing customers and brokers.  Partner with key internal resources (Client Service team) to identify opportunities to grow existing relationships.
  • Develop a strategic sales approach to attain new clients based on buying influences, risk factors and business objectives.
  • Recognize, shape and deliver profitable deals and anticipate strategic developments to the mutual benefit of the customer and MetLife.
  • Leverage the full suite of MetLife’s benefit offerings to position multi-product offerings for comprehensive benefit solutions.
  • Participate in strategic account planning processes to build lasting reciprocal relationships with new clients through open communications around mutual objectives.
  • Effectively partner and collaborate with MetLife’s Product, Marketing, Client Services, Legal and Enterprise Relationship Management and Finance organizations as needed.
  • Provide financial consultation to client organization, and gives consideration to financial decision making for MetLife and client organization.
  • Track sales and prospecting activity, progress, and strategies.
  • Participate in setting expectations, and driving successful implementation experience. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 2+ years previous experience successfully selling/servicing related products. 
  • Ability to attain appropriate licensing as required including Life & Health and Property & Casualty licenses or obtain within six months of hire
  • Excellent partnership and influencing skills
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation and presentation abilities
  • Highly skilled at listening to prospect needs and translating into workable solutions
  • Ability to probe for additional detail and to identify root cause or unstated needs
  • Strong financial acumen around product earnings
  • Strategic and creative thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills and highly developed ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Highly adaptable and capable of working in a very fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Accomplished change management leader, able to operate effectively in a highly matrix environment.

Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies; providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
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