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Sales Executive - Behavioral Health

Sales Executive - Behavioral Health

Sales Executive - Behavioral Health

Atlanta, GA 30308

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Be part of an extraordinary team.
We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care. Boston-based Beacon Health Options is a behavioral health management company. It covers all 50 states through more than 70 locations with 4,700 employees. Its services encompass all levels of specialty in mental health and addiction services. Beacon is a business within the Diversified Business Group (DBG), which is a solutions-oriented business unit within Anthem.

Location: The selected candidate must reside in the Eastern US. New England/Northeast preferred. This is a work-from-home opportunity.

The DBG (Diversified Business Group) Sales Account Executive - Behavioral Health will be responsible for acquiring new business, focused solely on our Beacon behavioral health business and achievement of an annual growth target. The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain a strong new Beacon behavioral health business pipeline and have effective collaboration and relationship-building skills both with internal and external stakeholders. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Takes ownership of the sales cycle from new business development and lead qualification through contracting.
  • Builds strong client relationships and establishes executive credibility with key stakeholders including clients, government agencies, and vendor partners.
  • Acts as a thought leader to our potential clients demonstrating cutting-edge knowledge of state and federal programs, health plan business and regulations, and understanding of key market trends to develop new business opportunities.
  • Collaborates with Account Management, Clinical, Government Affairs, Product Development, Operations, and other functional area leaders to translate identified market opportunities into viable, cost-competitive, and innovative products and solutions that will create profitable new business opportunities.


Minimum Requirements: Requires a BA/BS and a minimum of 5 years of sales experience within the healthcare field; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities & Experience: Advanced degree preferred; 5 years of sales and/or business development experience in healthcare. Travel up to 50% within the region. Strong preference for experience with health plans and/or public sector program administration, business development, and operations. Behavioral health experience is strongly preferred; preferably in sales and/or business development, but other relevant BH experience will be considered. Strong preference for experience with health plans and/or public sector program administration, business development, and operations.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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