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UnitedHealth Group Communications Specialist in Minnetonka, Minnesota

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

This position will serve as a key member of the UnitedHealthcare Internal Communications team and will contribute to several communication vehicles and projects to support the team. In this role, this person will work with various tools and platforms to ensure the high-quality production of communications and events that will engage employees in the mission, vision and strategy of UnitedHealthcare. This person will be part “tools team” that supports the internal communications function across all UnitedHealthcare lines of business. This person will report to the Senior Director of Internal Communications.

This isn't packaged goods. It's a bigger challenge than that. Here you're making a difference in people's lives, starting with your own. Join us and start doing

If you reside near Minnetonka, MN, you will enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid-remote role as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft content, create tiles and post intranet articles for clients

  • Draft content, coordinate materials and schedule meetings for UHC all-employee meetings

  • Research, interview, write content and coordinate logistics for collateral that tell the UnitedHealthcare story (i.e., Everyday LifeChanger campaign)

  • Draft content for messages, including ghostwriting for executive as required

  • Send mass communications to UnitedHealthcare employees based on Internal Communications team direction

  • Support leader meetings with webcast support as needed

  • Support the Internal Communications team as needed with research, event planning and execution

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays

  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account

  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)

  • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or 5+ years of communications experience

  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft programs (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint)

  • 3+ years of experience in a position that requires the need adapt quickly to new technologies

  • 3+ years in a self-driven role with the need to be resourceful

  • 3+ years of experience in creative thinking, showing ability to understand the relationships and interconnections among projects, and logistics management as crucial success factors

  • 1+ years of corporate communications, public relations, or journalism experience

  • 3+ years of experience navigating across a complex organization to find information

  • 1+ years of experience displaying strong writing and editing skills with a proficiency in Associated Press style

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations, English or Journalism

  • Experience with Adobe Master Collection programs (e.g., Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Audition)

  • Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and others

  • Experience in the health care industry

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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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