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Job Category:

Sales

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Inside Sales Representative - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our Service Centers, improve our Service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions, and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their Healthcare needs, and stay on track with their Health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation, and Performance.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Generate sales leads for your own sales and for in person sales with our hearing specialists
  • Respond to general inquiry calls from marketing campaigns and make outbound calls to promote product features and benefits
  • Assist members in locating a hearing provider to obtaining a hearing test
  • Follow up on sales leads, and overcome objections by explaining the product and service capabilities and closing the sale
  • Provide customer service, including the system entry of hearing devices, post sale accessories, and payment collection
  • Work to retain customers by making outbound courtesy calls to ensure customers are successful in using their hearing devices and know what resources are available for assistance
  • Make full use of Sales Force CRM system to organize lead tracking and sales activities
  • Constantly meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards in a call center environment

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 2+ years of experience in a Sales and Customer Service role that included experience solving customer's problems
  • Experience with Windows PC applications including Microsoft Word (create documents), Microsoft Excel (create spreadsheets), and Microsoft Outlook (send emails), which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Ability to work shift within the hours of 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday through Friday
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving skills, and a passion for assisting customers with their hearing health needs
  • Compassion to help others
  • Driven by performance and results oriented
  • Ability to multi-task, this includes ability to understand multiple products and multiple levels of benefits within each product
  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive
  • Ability to navigate a computer while on the phone
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

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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