Associate Communications Specialist, UHG

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we’re building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we’re looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant – and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Position Details

Associate Communications Specialist, UHG
Twin Cities Metro
Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group (UHG) is hungry, motivated, detail-oriented, and organized, Corporate Communications Coordinator. In this role you will support a group of leaders on the Corporate Communications team, by balancing a combination of administrative and project execution responsibilities. Ideal candidates will seek excellence in execution and view proofing a document to be just as critical as organizing a conference call.

This role will place you in direct contact with Sr. Communications leaders, and provide an opportunity to learn the business, be involved in critical projects, and break into one of the best Communications teams in the world.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create/maintain calendars/coordinate meetings avoiding scheduling conflicts 
  • Create/prepare meeting materials (e.g., PowerPoint deck; agendas) and ensure distribution to appropriate individuals in a timely manner 
  • Schedule, coordinate, and/or set up resources and technology (e.g., conference rooms; food; WebEx; Telepresence) needed for meetings/events (e.g., training) 
  • Make travel arrangements (e.g., airline; hotel; ground transportation; office space assignment) for meeting attendees (e.g., external customers; executives) 
  • Host, coordinate, and/or facilitate meetings/external events as needed (e.g., introduce speakers; manage PowerPoint deck; ensure time schedules are adhered to; assist with technology; take notes) 
  • Research and/or provide needed information to respond to requests in a timely manner 
  • Provide coverage for internal team members as needed 
  • Supports leaders and initiatives through writing, editing and securing approval for content and deliverables. 
  • Execute specific tasks within critical work streams; for example, routing content for review with legal

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 in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising or the equivalent. 
  • Demonstrated ability to write short-form and long-form content for digital channels (e.g. a website newsroom, mobile app, and social media). 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills 
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location 
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

« Back