Community Outreach Specialist - Kalamazoo, MI Telecommute
January 11, 2018
Position Description:Welcome to one of the toughest and mostfulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools,most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitlessopportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.You never thought your career could help millions of lives. Well, here you can.A Community Outreach Specialist is a community based role aimed at forging community relationships, brand awareness and promoting the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. The purpose of this position is to develop relationships in the community to increase and open the door to opportunities for qualified, local sales agents for UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete. The specialist must be licensed to be able to discuss benefits and train in the community as well as make member presentations. Other responsibilities will include supporting marketing communications projects as assigned.Primary Responsibilities:Build relationships with Community Based Organizations (CBO) as well as key Providers and Specialists serve the dual eligible populationSupport the Sales / Marketing team in assigned territory, collaborating with agents and agent managers to understand their needsCoordinate compliant formal and informal events in a niche market to open the door for brand awareness, member and community education and facilitate the opportunities for qualified, local sales agentsExecute, plan and coordinate resources (i.e., Vendors, Partners, Sales Agent, etc.) to ensure a successful eventIdentify opportunity and develop a Marketing strategy, in a diverse multi-cultural Senior citizen population, which is supportive to the Sales Agent's networking (territory)Share our mission to help people live healthier lives, throughout the communities we serviceTrack all activities, events, leads and lead progress, sales, appointments, contacts and relationship progress daily through internal systemsThis position will be supporting the following counties: Berrien, Branch, Hillsdale, Tuscola, Gratiot and Washtenaw counties.
Required Qualifications:High School Diploma / GED (or higher)2+ years of Healthcare Industry experience2+ years of Marketing, Sales Marketing, or Community Relations experience 2+ years of experience in a deadline driven environment 2+ years of experience managing and prioritizing several deliverables 2+ years proven experience influencing and collaborating with others1+ years of experience presenting to small and / or large and small groups in professional or working environmentState of Michigan Life and Health Producer License Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or partner sites within a designated area for both planned and unplanned visits Ability to travel within territory and work evenings & weekends, when requiredAbility to travel up to 50% of the time (events) mainly same day trips Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Marketing rules and regulations Previous Healthcare Industry experienceSoft Skills:Strong verbal, organizational, and leadership skillsCareers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place 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.Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Community Outreach Specialist, Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan, community relations, healthcare, community events, Benton Harbor, Berrien, Branch, Hillsdale, Tuscola, Gratiot and Washtenaw
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.