Senior Communications Specialist

UnitedHealth Group

Careers with Optum.

Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Position Details

Senior Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Eden Prairie, MN

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 your life's best work.(sm)

As a Senior Communications Specialist, you will create and coordinate company communications, including internal/external communications targeted at engaging and inspiring team around business goals and the company’s mission and aspiration. An individual in this role will be responsible for supporting the communications plans and priorities and gathering and reporting on metrics to show engagement and reach of specific vehicle or campaigns. This role will specifically support the OptumHealth business and will join a team of internal/external communications professionals who collectively advance the mission of the organization.

Working Schedule:

This is a full-time position with standard working hours of Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. Our office is located at 11000 Optum Circle, Eden Prairie MN 55344.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed 
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues 
  • Serves as a resource to others

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 a High School Diploma/GED + 7 years of professional experience in a business/corporate setting 
  • 5 years business/corporate communications experience 
  • 5 years project management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years’ experience using written and verbal communication skills 
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Assessing and interpreting audience needs and requirements 
  • 5-7 years’ experience solving moderately complex problems and/or moderately complex analyses 
  • Ability to use collaborative skills

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