University New Grad - Sales/Account Associate

University New Grad - Sales/Account Associate

Why Start your Career at HCSC/Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, MT, NM, OK, and TX?

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield® Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn National®, TMG Health and Medecision, offer group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other individual solutions. The company, founded in 1936, serves nearly 15 million members across five states and employs more than 21,000 people in over 60 local offices.

HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to high quality, cost effective health care and equipping our members with information and tools so they can make the best health care decisions for themselves and their families. Our health plans were pioneers in their states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures - ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care models to spur greater collaboration and accountability among various stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers and enable them lead healthier lives.

This role will be located in Richardson, TX.

What Does the Sales/Account Associate Role Entail?

This position is responsible for learning specific aspects of the Sales and Account Management operations in order to provide market-leading service to internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities include assisting in or supporting Sales Representatives and Account Management personnel in the prospecting, maintaining, acquiring and/or renewing of business.

There will be a strong focus on developing client retention and sales strategies, while researching and uncovering market opportunities. In additional, Sales/Account Associates are encouraged to cultivate relationships with prospects, customers, external business partners, and internal partners, and to network with peers and Senior Leaders.

What Are Your Responsibilities?

-Support Sales/Account Management personnel to assist in prospecting, acquiring or retaining business.

-May conduct research for prospective business by internal sources, external agencies, or reviewing RFPs. 

-Research inquiries received from customers, Brokers, or company representatives and assist in problem solving. 

-Relay information to Sales or Account Management personnel or responds directly to customer or company representative.

-May coordinate meetings.

-Prepare documentation for prospective or existing customers.  Review forms received for completeness.  

-Comply with HIPAA, Diversity Principles, Corporate Integrity, Compliance Program policies and other applicable corporate and departmental policies.

-Maintain complete confidentiality of company business.

-Maintain communication with management regarding development within areas of assigned responsibilities and perform special projects as required or requested.

What Are the Requirements You Must Meet?

-Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree with a graduation date between December 2019 - June 2020

-A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

-Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

What Do You Need To Be Successful?

-Health insurance knowledge, or interest in learning about the health insurance industry

-Interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills; telephone, public relations and customer skills; composing presentations, and summarizing findings

-Ability to learn quickly and provide feedback; represent company in sales or account management

-PC proficiency to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint

What Does the New Grad Program Entail?

-Hands-on training on insurance basics, underwriting, proposals, products, operations, soft skills, and more

-Challenging real world hands on project

-Ongoing networking opportunities & professional development workshops among peers and company leaders

-Business Resource Group involvement

-Volunteer activities

-Mentorship opportunities


HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Expertise Sales & Account Management Job Type New Grad Location TX - Richardson

Back to top