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Writer / Editor - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/12/2018

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

The Writer / Editor is responsible for the planning and execution of content assets and related tasks for UnitedHealthcare. You’ll work within the Medicare & Retirement (M&R) business to develop content that drives engagement from consumers / prospective members and drives business objectives. From charting a course for M&R editorial planning to developing content and overseeing the review process, you’ll truly be at center of content creation for M&R.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Help facilitate the full content lifecycle within M&R, from editorial planning to publishing. This would include, but not be limited to, writing, editing and securing approvals for content.
  • Ask effective questions and carefully listen to gather and translate information that will drive creation of clear communications.
  • Write / edit content that effectively address relevant business priorities (e.g., Medicare education, member acquisition, product / program highlights, etc.)
  • Write / edit content that is aligned with applicable audience/stakeholder needs (e.g., health literacy, wellness / healthy lifestyle, prospect / member engagement, etc.)
  • Write / edit communications that are clear, simple, engaging, 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 [CMS]).
  • Work with M&R external communications team to evaluate ongoing and long-term opportunities in content, including repurposing across channels and ways to expand reach of content efforts.
  • Proactively build effective relationships and positive communication with business colleagues to develop content that drives brand awareness and engagement.
  • Champion UnitedHealthcare brand standards and voice in all communications.
  • Understand business dynamics, cycles, products and marketing initiatives and help identify, prioritize and execute content initiatives.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Strong command of AP (Associated Press) Style 
  • Must be able to proof - read and copy - edit the work of others
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations or higher
  • Agency and health care experience preferred
  • Understanding of complex, policy - driven health care topics
  • 4+ years of communications or journalism experience preferred
 Soft Skills: 
  • Keen attention to detail and strong organization skills
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near - obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work. sm

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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