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CNO Financial Group Senior Account Management Associate-Remote in Central or Eastern Time Zone in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

CNO's worksite division is hiring a is hiring a Senior Account Management Associate who is responsible for creating long-term, trusting customer relationships with a portfolio of moderately sized clients.

After the initial sale, and post implementation, the Senior Account Management Associate will act as the lead point of contact with the client.

In this capacity, the Senior Account Management Associate will act as an advocate on the client’s behalf and ensure that the client remains successful with their Worksite solution. The Senior Associate will be the primary liaison between the client and Worksite Sales and Implementation resources.

Key measures of success will be client retention, utilization of the solution by the client’s members and adherence to best practices, ability to create client references, and the ability to upsell / support additional sales within the client.

Senior Account Management Associate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding long-term business and benefits strategy objectives and ensure relevant resources are aligned.

  • Facilitating communication initiatives to meet engagement goals and address Client’s benefits strategy.

  • Identifying, initiating and closing new upsell / cross sales opportunities to existing Clients.

  • Ensuring that internal delivery resources are engaging Clients appropriately and in a timely matter.

  • Tracking to ensure that the client’s key objectives are being met.

  • Being viewed as a trusted advisor across client stakeholders and leadership, while regularly engage with clients’ key executives and operations team members.

  • Responsibility for ongoing value-focused reporting and communications with the Client and ensuring that the client is aware of product and service advances underway.

  • Playing a key role internally in ensuring that the Product Development, Implementation, and Sales teams are kept apprised of any news or developments that warrant their involvement.

  • Addressing risks swiftly and communicating effectively with sales and leadership appropriately for involvement/mitigation.

  • Leading contract renewal negotiations (typically between $100k - $500k).

The Sr. Account Mgmt. Associate position is well-suited for you if you have:

  • A successful track record of selling to and servicing mid-market and large self-insured employers.

  • Experience following the tenants of Trusted Advisor to clients, including being a critical thinker to foster sound business-focused decision making.

  • Good knowledge of sales methodologies and applicable skillsets.

  • Solid organizational skills; ability to manage multiple Clients and initiatives simultaneously.

  • Ability to collaborate both with internal and Client resources to find solutions.

  • Capability of being introduced during the sales process and make a positive impression with a prospect.

  • Solid ability to effectively write, listen and orally communicate professionally; Ability to present to large groups.

  • Must be able to travel.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent.

  • Three + years of proven client-focused experience in the benefits, brokers, and / or Health Care industry.

  • Experience in benefits administration systems preferred.

At this time, CNO’s Worksite Group is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

CNO Financial Group offices are reopening in April 2022 and we will be pursuing a hybrid working model. Associates who live within a 60 mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

ReqID: POS-20436

Category: Sales/Telesales

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Carmel, IN; Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Orlando, FL; Birmingham, AL