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Benefitfocus here in Charleston is looking for Benefit Administrators/Applications Consultants

By mayerm
Posted on 11 August 2015 | 1:28 pm — 

Overview:  Benefitfocus is a leading provider of benefits technology.  More than 23 million consumers manage all types of benefits in the Benefitfocus Cloud. By delivering technology that integrates all benefits in one place, Benefitfocus provides a better way to engage consumers, educate employees and simplify benefit enrollment and management.  They provides employers, insurance carriers and consumers with cloud-based technology to shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. Benefitfocus clients include small, medium and large employers from all industries, as well as the nation’s top insurance companies.


Perks to working at Benefitfocus:

  • Brand new modern building – just opened in January
  • Free Freshly brewed Starbucks coffee and a selection of teas in kitchenettes
  • 25 cent beverages – soda, juice, sports drinks and bottled teas
  • Fresh Fruit in every break room
  • Online lunch catering service (Whole Foods)
  • Casual attire (jeans)
  • Bicycles, skateboards and walking trails at the Daniel Island campus
  • Wellness programs – including boot camps, sports teams, and more
  • Xboxes
  • Software release parties – a Benefitfocus tradition
  • Anniversary and holiday celebrations that range from black tie to field day
  • Corporate Gym memberships
  • Season tickets to area sporting events

Job Description: Benefit Administrator/Applications Consultant

  • Communicate daily with clients that are utilizing an online benefits enrollment application
  • Provide assistance with benefits explanations for multiple clients, (prior medical insurance/medicaid/medicare experience strongly preferred)
  • Provide continuous support to clients
  • Manage client relationships with HR Administrators that support up to two thousand employees
  • Assist clients by phone and email to help them understand regular updates made to applications
  • Report software issues to the Engineering team as they arise
  • Provide an accurate timeframe for issue resolution to clients daily
  • Prioritize tasks and keep a continuous relationship with insurance carriers, clients and internal resources
  • Respond to email requests from clients regarding employee coverage, policy cancellations and policy renewals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Candidates must value working as part of a team and providing ongoing anticipatory service
  • Candidates must be able to manage and prioritize multiple clients’ needs simultaneously
  • Strong problem solving and follow-up skills
  • Proficient in MS office applications — Excel, Word, etc.
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced and innovative work environment
  • Call center experience is preferred but not required

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, 8:30am – 5:30pm, 9:00am – 6:00pm, 10am-7pm, 11:00am – 8:00pm OR 12pm-9pm (candidates need to be flexible)

Interested? Send your resume (no cover letter needed) to Amanda Soter or Jennifer Hull at

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