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Direct Sales Representative

July 12 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Sales, Business Development
Moncton, NB

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.

Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.

Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.

Job Title: Direct Sales Representative
Department: Sales
Competition: 27424
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
Salary: Starting $36,519 + Incentive
Reports To: Team Leader

What's in it for you?
Recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Medavie Blue Cross understands each one of its 1,900 employees plays a key role in building a strong and successful organization. Throughout the six provinces in which we operate, we know our people make a difference in our customers’ lives each day. We encourage our employees to be involved and to support activities that allow for personal and professional growth and development. As a not-for-profit organization, we also place a high priority on giving back to the communities in which we live.

If you are looking for an opportunity in a challenging, fast-paced and team-oriented work environment with a leading local organization, the career you’ve been looking for may be waiting for you at Medavie Blue Cross.

Common goals and collaboration to deliver outstanding service is what our team is all about, we offer:

  • A diverse team of colleagues with multiple fields of expertise
  • A stimulating and flexible working environment
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
  • Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discount
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth
  • If getting involved in charitable causes is something you’re passionate about, we support and offer plenty of opportunities to give bac
  • As a not-for profit organization we are dedicated to our purpose, we are focused on health outcomes, not profit, both in our everyday work and we contribute the community.


Your every day with us:
The Direct Sales Representative is responsible for growing the Individual business by providing Life & Health solutions to new and existing customers, following an established sales process. For this position, you would be expected to work until 6 pm.

As a Direct Sales Representative, your Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Selling Medavie Blue Cross insurance products, including Health, Life and Travel, capitalizing on sales opportunities from inbound customer calls, outbound calls resulting from leads, and face to face sales interactions in order to achieve sales targets;
  • Cultivating relationships with potential customers by advising how our products and services can benefit them using proven sales techniques to influence buying decisions;
  • Effectively probing to identify customer needs and formulate appropriate recommendations for product options. Use problem solving skills to find creative solutions to address client needs while providing a highly customer focused experience;
  • Developing and maintaining business relationships with policyholders in order to retain their business and maximize sales opportunities and referrals;
  • Responding to client questions and concerns, including outbound follow-up activity, communicating final decisions before placement of policy and working with clients to resolve any post-sale service issues;
  • Ensuring that our sales team maintains a high Service Level while communicating with clients through telephone and email interactions;
  • Using systems and processes to efficiently manage leads and applications through all stages of the sales process;
  • Adapting to changing products and processes as our business evolves;
  • Demonstrating our corporate values through each interaction with clients and internal colleagues


What you need to succeed:

Education: Post-secondary education in Sales and/or Business or equivalent;


Work Experience: Minimum 2-3 years sales experience; some experience in Insurance, Call Center or Customer Service Environment

Other Qualifications:

  • Provincial Life, Accident & Sickness licenses ideal upon hire; otherwise LLQP program and Provincial exam successfully completed within 3 months of hire;
  • Valid driver’s license as some travel is required for training purposes


Computer Skills: Strong technical aptitude; you can navigate between multiple software applications simultaneously;

Language Skills: Bilingualism (French and English) is a requirement

You also demonstrate the following Core Competencies:

Communication Skills: Communicates clearly and confidently verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences. Demonstrates the ability to tailor information and delivery to suit the nature of the material, audience and situation.

Customer Orientation
: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; relates well to all kinds of people

Execution and Organizational Skills; Organizes work and info in a well thought out manner to deliver on specific tasks and milestones to meet deadlines. Exhibits high levels of energy and perseverance on the pursuit of established goals.

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We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

In order to keep our employees, candidates, and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our employees are working from home within Canada. All interviewing, onboarding and most work takes place remotely at this time. For those employees who must work in our offices, we have taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our people by providing strict protocols/practices to meet legislated client and company needs, as well as modifications to the worksites to mitigate the risks for everyone's protection.

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