Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Positions in this function are involved in developing market strategies to support products and drive membership / sales growth. Positions develop strategies and tactical plans to support consumer / member innovation, support new product and program launches, and combat competitive pressures. May analyze economic considerations, develop marketing forecasts, estimate costs, and manage program/project budgets. Primary Responsibilities: Support the Sales / Marketing team in assigned territory Establish new relationships and maintain existing ones Collaborate with Sales Agents and Agent Managers to understand their needs Identify opportunity and develop a Marketing strategy, in a diverse multi-cultural Senior citizen population, which is supportive to the Sales Agent's networking (territory) Share our mission to help people live healthier lives, throughout the communities we service Create educational and sales events within our targeted population Execute, plan and coordinate resources (i.e., Vendors, Partners, Sales Agent, etc.) to ensure a successful event Responsible for meeting or exceeding targeted growth, retention, and enrollment expectations within assigned territory
High School Diploma / GED or higher
2+ years of Healthcare Industry experience
2+ years of Marketing or Community Relations experience
2+ years of experience in a deadline driven environment
2+ years of experience managing and prioritizing several deliverables
2+ years proven experience influencing and collaborating with others
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or partner sites within a designated area for both planned and unplanned visits.
50% travel (events) mainly same day trips
Must be able to travel within territory and work evenings & weekends, when required.
Knowledge of CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Marketing rules and regulations
Bilingual fluency with English and Arabic or English and Spanish
Previous Healthcare Industry experience
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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