Sales Associate Intern
Company: SHARP HEALTHCARE
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Shift Start Time:
8 AM Shift End Time:
5 PM Additional Shift Information:
As Needed On-Call Required:
What You Will Do
Supports the business development department while enrolled in a
business degree program or equivalent degree. Works in conjunction
with sales and account management professionals as a part of the
sales and marketing team; provides high quality, proactive customer
service in a responsive, consistent manner to prospective and
in-force Sharp Health Plan employer groups. Performs functions such
as servicing accounts and resolving problems to maximize account
executives' field time and enhance renewal probability of Sharp
Health Plan clients.
- Other : Must be enrolled in an accredited four-year college
program and have earned at least 31 college credits (reached
sophomore standing) by the start of the internship or must be a
recent graduate (less than 1 year) from an accredited institution.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Preferred Qualifications
- 1 Year experience in sales support in the health plan/insurance
industry. Essential Functions
- Account retention/increased renewal membership
Increase total SHP membership at renewal through successful
proactive customer service.
- Completes other duties as assigned
Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.
These may include, but are not limited to, work groups, proposals,
audits and back-up support for other departments.
- Maintain marketing goals
Achievement of SHP's Sales department's annual sales goals.
- Office support
Support of account executives
Helps manage Individual Sales book of business, prospects and
brokers in conjunction with Individual Sales team.
Provides ongoing support to Sales staff.
Fields phone calls and e-mails from customers and problem-solves to
effectively resolve issues.
Keeps logs of activity.
Assists with open enrollment meetings and health fairs as
- Provides internal and external customer service
Provides prompt, accurate and excellent services to internal and
external customers. Develops solid professional working
relationships with various internal departments and units and, as
required, vendors, providers, employers, brokers and/or other
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent problem solving (cause/effect) capabilities with
experience in developing and executing task-oriented action
- Sound interpersonal skills which allows positive interaction
with corporate customers, employee associations, and community
- Basic computer literacy; i.e., MS Word, Excel, e-mail.
Excellent time-management and prioritization skills.
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment with continually
- The ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Sharp
HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected
veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual
with disability or any other protected class
Keywords: SHARP HEALTHCARE, San Diego , Sales Associate Intern, Sales , San Diego, California
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