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Business Development Director

Date:  Jul 12, 2021
Brand:  EyeMed Vision Care

Mason, OH, US, 45040

Requisition ID: 336361 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


There’s more to EyeMed than meets the eye. EyeMed is the fastest growing managed vision benefits company in the country with consistent double-digit membership growth! Through our commitment to innovation, we’re reimagining the way employers and their employees think about vision care. We want them to see life to the fullest and experience more of what’s best, not more of the same.  And if what’s best hasn’t been done yet, it’s our exceptional and passionate employees driving this change. But, our passion for vision isn’t just about vision insurance benefits. Our employees are proud to support and participate in life-altering global and local missions through our partnership with OneSight, a leading not-for-profit organization with a 100% focus on eradicating the world’s vision crisis.


Your family says a lot about who you are. EyeMed is a key member of the Luxottica family of companies, global leaders in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear.  In North America, Luxottica is the home to global brands Ray-Ban, Oakley and many top fashion house brands.  Our leading retail brands include LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical.


If you’re passionate about driving innovation and change and interested in a career in the optical and insurance industry, EyeMed wants to start the conversation and help provide you a growth-focused opportunity with America’s fastest growing vision benefits company.


The Director of Business Development acts as a leader for cultivating relationships with agencies and brokerages, creating and pursuing new partnership opportunities, and driving EyeMed growth through development of new innovative programs. The Director is responsible for leading strategic initiatives and developing new models to drive EyeMed’s engagement with brokerages and deliver measurable market growth across the country. 

 The Director works with executive leadership in the planning process, leads a team focused on execution, and works cross functionally across sales, account management, marketing, operations, finance to ensure successful execution. The Director will collaborate closely with regional sales teams to identify market-specific opportunities and implement tailored programs to deliver results. The Director provides insight and decision support to leadership and collaborates cross-functionally to ensure the strategic vision is converted into a tactical plan and executed.



  • Drive strategic thinking and collaborate with cross-functional leaders to develop, execute and monitor broker engagement programs
  • Work with executive leadership to define scope, goals, and objectives for strategic programs to enhance broker relationships and EyeMed win rate
  • Develop strong relationships with key leaders in brokerage and consulting houses
  • Continuously evaluate opportunities to optimize, differentiate in the market and improve overall programs and performance
  • Analyze performance to identify trends and opportunities and drive future strategy
  • Collaborate with the reporting team to communicate overall program reporting, KPIs, communication
  • Monitor industry trends and best practices to define competitive offerings
  • Transition strategy from concepts to execution, ensuring integration across internal functional areas, vendors
  • Lead cross-functional risk identification and resolution when implementing new programs
  • Drive consistency of process, operational excellence, and rapid execution delivering desired business results / growth and maintaining a high level of client satisfaction
  • Own vendor relationships and coordinate to ensure successful delivery
  • Manage and appraise direct report(s) to deliver business development initiatives
  • Manage forecast and business outcomes within budget and time parameters



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in consulting, strategy or business development
  • Experience driving large-scale, complex projects to completion
  • Experience interfacing with executive stakeholders and clients
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong consultative selling skills
  • Strong business acumen with ability to align stakeholders and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Strong facilitation, conflict resolution, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, works well under pressure
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite



  • MBA
  • Experience managing a team
  • Benefits, insurance or healthcare industry experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to establish metrics
  • Innovative thinker

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

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