Direct Sales Agent

at Elevance Health in Westchester, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Direct Sales Agent

+ Job Family: SLS > Sales – Inside

+ Type: Full time

+ Date Posted:Jan 22, 2024

+ Anticipated End Date:Apr 22, 2024

+ Reference: JR103044


+ Virginia, Richmond

+ Indiana

+ Texas

+ Arizona

+ Nevada

+ Colorado

+ Tennessee

+ Illinois

+ Georgia

+ California

+ North Carolina

+ Ohio

+ Connecticut

+ New Jersey

+ Florida

+ New York


Direct Sales Agent

Our telesales agents have drive and passion for helping Medicare beneficiaries find the best healthcare solutions to meet their needs. We provide our telesales agents the ability to manage a books of business through cultivating relationships and becoming our client’s trusted partner in their healthcare journey. Anthem provides training our robust product portfolio that includes Medicare Advantage, DSNP, CSNP, Medicare Supplement, Part D and ancillary products. Training will include our CRM system, sales tools and resources to help you hit the ground running. Agents receive inbound calls from Anthem marketing campaigns as well as make outbound calls to follow-up on sales opportunities as well as various campaigns to provide a pipeline of sales opportunities year round. Our culture is one of positivity and inclusion. If this describes you, please come join us!

Location: Virtual role from any State.

Do you have an active state health insurance license and want to work from home? Join our Medicare Telesales team!

Anthem telesales agents have Incredible earning potential! You will have the opportunity to earn a base salary + commission. On average, our agents earn over $65K their first year. Top performers earn in excess of $100K!


The DSA is responsible for selling activities through both inbound and outbound calls to discuss Individual Medicare Products.


+ Translate knowledge of our product portfolio to Medicare beneficiaries through a consultative selling style that helps the client find the right solution to their healthcare needs

+ Understand what it takes to achieve monthly sales goals to hit Anthem’s growth targets as well as retain current membership.

+ Demonstrate professionalism, integrity and impeccable quality during interactions with our Medicare client.

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

+ 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.

+ Completes 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.

+ Maintains record keeping system and ensures all business is tracked throughout the underwriting process.

Minimum Requirements:

+ Requires a high school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of sales experience; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

+ Must maintain appropriate license required by the Department of Insurance to sell Medical, Dental and Life products in all states served by the Company’s Direct Sales.

+ Be flexible! Our scheduled hours are 8AM to 8PM M-F, with OT requirements during our AEP (10/1-12/7) on weekdays and weekends. Schedule choices are awarded based on performance, not tenure.

Preferred Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

+ A strong drive to succeed and have personal accountability towards achieving goals

+ Previous Call center experience preferred (2 years) Experience with selling Medicare Products strongly desired.

+ Excellent verbal communication skills and telephone etiquette. Bilingual preferred but not required.

+ Able to multitask and manage time efficiently and quickly adapt to changes in a fast paced environment

+ Intermediate level of computer proficiency and ability to navigate multiple tools during a sales presentation seamlessly

+ Energetic, outgoing, and positive attitude! Can work independently but you are a team player.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $36,878 to $66,394

Locations: California; Colorado; Hawaii; Nevada; New York; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

  • The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company’s sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Work at Home Requirements

+ Cable or Fiber Optic home internet that can be hardwired (through Ethernet cable) into your home internet router

+ Internet speed requirement of 20mb download and 5mb upload

+ A dedicated workspace that minimizes distractions and protects consumer’s private information.

Anthem Perks!

Comprehensive benefits including 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Paid Time Off including Company Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement – Fitness Center Reimbursement and Associate Well Being Programs – Competitive Base Pay and Commission Structure

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success – for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our bu

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Job Posting: JC254205423

Posted On: Jan 24, 2024

Updated On: Apr 19, 2024

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