Position Description:Energizeyour career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. Youdream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact andhelp people. We dream of giving you theopportunity to do just this. And withthe incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can cometrue. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealthGroup is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improveour service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make adifference and right now, we are living it up. Thisopportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum –a growingpart of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 17 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives tothe fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments;helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay ontrack with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in sucha positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared valuesof Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.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.As a key member of the Optum Conference & Event Planning team, the Senior Marketing Event / Meeting Specialist will manage small to medium budget internal conferences or events and assist the Conference Manager(s) with larger conferences. Daily duties include strategic planning and collaboration with internal stakeholders, as well as the set-up and management of their events, including logistics and special requests. This position requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment with a desire to drive successful and productive outcomes on a consistent basis.Positions in this function are responsible for arranging the booking, set-up, and establishment of company presence at events and exhibits.Primary Responsibilities:Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirementsIdentifies solutions to non-standard requests and problemsSolves moderately complex problems and / or conducts moderately complex analysesWorks with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasksTranslates concepts into practiceProvides explanations and information to others on difficult issuesCoaches, provides feedback, and guides othersActs as a resource for others with less experience Take direction from and partner with the Director of Conferences & Events Lead planning sessions, collaborate, and guide internal stakeholders on building out conference agendas Partner with key stakeholders to understand the requirements and outcomes of the events Partner with vendors to execute event to requirements set by stakeholders Build and maintain relationships with executive team, executive assistants, sales and business leaders, regarding processes and procedures necessary to execute successful events Logistical accountability for items Planning calls / meetings with key stakeholders Confirmation of executive participation / calendaring Logistical requests such as dining / events / transportation / catering / audio visualGenerally work is self-directed and not prescribedWorks with less structured, more complex issuesServes as a resource to others
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree (or higher) or High School Diploma / GED with 4+ years of equivalent experience in Marketing 3+ years of event planning or marketing experience within a matrix organization 3+ years of proficiency in Microsoft office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint 3+ years of experience in a deadline driven environment. 3+ years of experience in meeting sales promotion/marketing targetsAbility to travel up to 25% of the timeCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organizationaround one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. Sowhen it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-relatedinformation, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefitsfor millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover newways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses,brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on wherehealth care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, thatmeans working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges thatmatter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singularopportunity 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: Sales, Marketing, Event Planning, Conference Coordinators, Events, Optum, UHG
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.