Products / Services
Competition Number:
2014-065
Competition Dates - From: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
To: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Title:
Proposal Specialist
Location:
Etobicoke
Employment Type:
Full-Time, Permanent
Salary:
Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package
Description:

“To help improve the health and well-being of people and their communities.”

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.

Role Summary:
The Proposal Specialist will work in partnership with the Proposal Specialist and will be responsible for providing support to the Ontario Corporate Sales team by assisting in the development of new business proposals, finalist presentations and sales related initiatives that focus on new business and retention.
As a Proposal Specialist your key responsibilities will include:
  • Liase with Account Executive team in creating and writing the supporting tactical proposal materials for Ontario audiences.
  • Support custom client communications (develop strategies/plans/concepts, write content, maintain materials) for our clients.
  • Work in tandem with Account Executives to support finalist presentations including: developing and revising templates, sourcing imagery or reviewing sourced imagery, editing contributed material for flow and consistency.
  • Contribute to the ‘Request for Proposal’ process including gathering relevant information, verifying requests with contributing internal parties (i.e., case management, health and dental) to ensure we have accurately captured requests.
  • Ensure that data gathered during the proposal process is accurate, up-to-date and delivered in a concise and timely manner.
  • Manage related administrative tasks as required (i.e., printing, binding, logging, etc.).
As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

Education and Experience:
  • Knowledge of Group Benefits Products an asset;
  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, in particular PowerPoint and Word;
  • Previous experience with reviewing and editing proposals and creating PowerPoint presentations a definite asset;
  • Previous experience working in a deadline driven, sales support environment a definite asset;
  • Degree or diploma in business, marketing or communications.
Other Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to set priorities, meet goals, work independently and contribute to a team effort;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must;
  • Effective problem solving, internal customer service and time management skills;
  • Strong technical aptitude a must;
  • Exceptionally organized with an acute attention to detail.

If you are interested in working with a team of professionals in a challenging role and you possess the necessary qualifications, please follow the instructions for applying online via the Medavie Blue Cross Corporate website by clicking on the link below.

 

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We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Citizenship - Useful Information

Please indicate in your application the reason you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Reliability screening will be required.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.