UCare

Community Engagement Specialist

Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
May 22, 2018
Closes
Jun 14, 2018
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.

ABOUT UCARE

At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.

WORKING AT UCARE

Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Position Description

This position is responsible to develop and implement marketing strategies to build and nurture relationships with key community-based organizations as well as educating and generating interest of specific segments of the public on UCare products and services to generate sales. This position is also responsible for Senior Ambassador Program engagement and communications.

·Identify opportunities with key community organizations, providers, vendors, broker partners, and county agencies to build brand awareness, assure a positive corporate image, and leverage those relationships to see a positive ROI.

·Act as a continuous source of creative ideas and solutions to increase sales through marketing and promotional opportunities. Plan, coordinate, and attend events aimed at reaching the public (or a specific segment of the public) to generate interest, educate, and drive sales. 

·Build and maintain a network of UCare Senior Ambassadors. Serve as the contact person for communications and engagement strategies. 

·Collaborate with UCare staff and committees that focus on member and/or community interactions with the organization.

·Provide oversight, coordination, and tracking of all sales team outreach events and activities.

·Assist with Member Advisory Committees

·Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or health care related field preferred; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Minnesota Accident and Health Insurance license required or must be obtained after six months of hire.

Required Experience

Three or more years of experience in a health plan or health care setting with responsibilities that include community outreach and organizing special events.  Travel is required, must have reliable transportation.

Preferred Experience

Marketing and event planning and management experience.

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE

UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.


Rewards

Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.
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