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Cigna Sales Academy

A Great Start…

A Sales career at Cigna means control over your own career and earning potential. Our Sales professionals have the opportunity to grow as far as their own drive and ambition will take them. At the same time, they are helping our clients develop high-quality, affordable benefit plans for their employees, and helping consumers make more informed decisions about their health, well-being, and sense of security. If you have the competitive edge, and are looking for a fast-paced and rewarding career with a company that’s making a difference, look no further.


Bring your excellent communications skills, outstanding negotiation skills, and results-driven approach to Cigna. We will train you to identify, secure, and maximize profitable selling opportunities for one of the nation’s leading providers of integrated health care and group insurance products. You’ll help expand our business by providing programs that improve the health, well-being, and sense of security of the people we serve. Your career possibilities will expand too, through classroom training, on-the-job training, coaching, and mentoring.


Sales offices are located in most major metropolitan areas in the United States, but locations of opportunities vary based on business need.



Challenge Yourself

The Cigna Sales Academy program is designed for recent college graduates and early-career professionals looking to begin a career as a top-performing sales professional in the employee benefits industry.


You will learn to manage opportunities and relationships by working collaboratively with your manager, producers, customers, and other channels of distribution to achieve your goals in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.


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Teach Yourself

The Cigna Sales Academy program integrates a variety of learning methodologies including, classroom training, role-play, self-study, manager coaching and feedback, and job shadowing. Throughout, you’ll sharpen your skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Professional selling skills
  • Cigna products
  • Underwriting and risk selection
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Service and operations
  • Relationship and territory management


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Reward Yourself

You will emerge from the program with the professional knowledge to become a successful sales professional. Your in-depth knowledge of the industry and Cigna's product offerings, coupled with your ability to build relationships with potential clients, will position you for a professionally satisfying and financially rewarding career. 


Cigna's Sales organization has clearly defined career path guidelines. Based on your performance, you can take on additional responsibility and advance your career. If people management is something to which you aspire, your career path at Cigna could take you up through the Sales ranks to a management role. Other career paths include moving across business units to sell new product lines, or moving into a new functional area such as Underwriting, Marketing or Training.


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Differentiate Yourself

If you are a recent college graduate who is highly motivated and results-driven, and has excellent communication and negotiation skills, Cigna’s Sales Academy may be for you.


At Cigna, we are seeking people committed to delivering quality health care and related employee benefits to our customers. We want the very best and brightest – people who act with diligence, respect, and personal accountability – are we describing you?


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Strong leadership skills developed through involvement in campus and community organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding negotiation and influence skills
  • Strong sense of initiative and perseverance
  • Comfort working with math/numbers
  • Results-driven approach to goals and challenges
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team environment
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. on a permanent, full-time basis
  • Ability and desire to relocate and travel
  • Valid driver’s license


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How to Apply

Think this opportunity is right for you?  To be eligible for consideration, please apply online


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