Writer / Editor

UnitedHealth Group

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We’re creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we’re building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM


Position Details

Writer / Editor
Twin Cities Metro
Minnetonka, MN

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities, and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable, and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM

If you are located near Minnetonka, MN, you will enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid-remote role as you take on some tough challenges. We will also consider remote candidates from anywhere within the U.S. if based outside of Minnetonka.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Capable of writing and editing a wide range of topics in a creative and clear manor that emphasizes smart brevity 
  • Publishing written articles to the UHC Newsroom website within its content management system 
  • Managing relationships with E&I stakeholders and ensuring full knowledge of business priorities 
  • Write paid ads for social media platforms, catering to individual channels’ best practices 
  • Step in to help with video projects, as needed 
  • Work with designated stakeholders to engage them on story ideation and content creation 
  • Facilitate the full content lifecycle from planning to publishing. This would include, but not limited to, writing, editing, and securing stakeholder and legal approval for content 
  • Ask effective questions and carefully listen to gather and translate information that will drive creation of clear communications 
  • Write/edit content that is aligned with applicable audience/stakeholder needs (e.g., health literacy, employee/member engagement, health plan benefit education) 
  • Write/edit communications that are clear, simple, error-free, and grammatically correct 
  • Adhere to applicable internal guidelines and requirements (e.g., Legal, Compliance, Clinical, Human Capital, Subject Matter Experts, confidentiality, cost considerations) 
  • Adhere to applicable external/governmental guidelines and requirements (e.g., legal, regulatory) 
  • Proactively builds effective relationships and positive communication with business leaders to develop content that creates advocacy 
  • Champions company brand standards and Newsroom tone and voice in all communications 
  • Understands business dynamics, cycles, products, and marketing initiatives and helps identify, prioritize, and execute content initiatives

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:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher) OR 6+ years of writing experience
  • 4+ years of communications, social media and/or journalism experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations 
  • Agency or journalism experience 
  • Full understanding of content production and creation 
  • Experience interviewing subjects in different environments 
  • Strong command of AP (Associated Press) Style 
  • Knowledge of best practices on social and digital platforms 
  • Valid Driver’s license 
  • Ability to travel when needed (less than 10%)

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