Providence Health & Services Sales RFP Coordinator in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Sales RFP Coordinator to Providence Health Plan in Portland, OR. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with proven marketing communications and RFPs (Request for Proposals) experience to join our Group Sales Department!

In this position, you will:

  • Play a key role in the communication of information to external customers with an emphasis on insurance brokers and employer groups.

  • Be directly responsible for writing legal proposals, Request for Proposals (RFPs) and surveys, which require an in-depth understanding of health plan contracts, reimbursement models, administrative capabilities and quality improvement processes.

  • Write and design overhead presentations and displays for sales staff and other related health plan staff.

  • Be responsible for the implementation of complex, high-profile accounts and the implementation of Administrative Services Only (ASO) accounts requiring significant negotiation with the group and or the consultant regarding financial and contract terms, SPD development, benefit design, and reporting requirements.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 3 years of experience working in marketing, sales proposals,communications or insurance industry

  • 2 years of experience in a communication position with extensive writing responsibilities

  • Account management experience

  • Ability to work with the client's senior leaders during ASO implementation

  • Demonstrated ability to set up and manage a database

  • Solid computer skills with working knowledge of word processing, database, presentation design, and spreadsheet programs

  • Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing with the highest level of management within the Health Plan and with customers and consultants

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree in journalism, communications, or related field

  • Strong carrier background who understands operations, underwriting, medical management & regulatory

  • Desktop publishing and knowledge of graphic principles

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Plans

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 181867