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Growth & Business Development Associate - Laredo, TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Laredo
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

The Growth & Business Development Associate is responsible for supporting the development and execution of Strategic plans that support the patient membership growth goals of the organization. - A primary focus of this position is to generate Medicare Advantage leads and awareness as it pertains to the WellMed health care delivery system, specifically the provider. - This position is also responsible for providing assistance with special projects and educational efforts as directed by management. - This position is accountable for Market membership goals for both growth and retention.

If you are located in within a WellMed Location in TX, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
Create & execute an action plan for territory activities and community outreach to support market growth and retention
Responsible for engagement (i.e. face to face interaction) with prospects and current patients at events and identifies "lead-generating" opportunities within the Medicare eligible population
Responsible for maintaining and updating event/activity documentation, as well as calendar updates. Salesforce will be used for managing and reporting event activity
Maintains a professional relationship with community contacts/agencies, health care delivery system administration, physicians and other staff, as well as local contracted health plan staff/brokers & agents. - In addition, develops and maintains professional partnerships with Community Senior Centers and other Associations of Influence
Coordinates event activities in the community and presents the WM Value Proposition to generate leads and raise awareness of the WellMed health care delivery system
Completes all necessary reports and deliverables using Salesforce as requested by leadership according to established deadlines
Effectively manages to a department budget with productive ROI results
Collaborates with outside vendors as needed to fulfill program initiatives
Liaises with corporate and market representatives on marketing collaterals needed for special
events, advertisement initiatives and other requests submitted by senior leadership
Some nights and weekends required
Some telecommuting - mostly out in the field

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 in a related field OR 4+ years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree
2+ years of marketing project management, communications and/or marketing campaign development, and event planning and/or sales experience
Experience with CMS guidelines and / or experience in a health care related field
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and internet research
Access to reliable transportation
Ability and willingness to travel as determined by business need
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
5+ years of business development project management, communications and / or marketing campaign development and event planning experience
Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency

Ph ysical & Mental Requirements :
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 25 pounds of force
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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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