UCare

Community Relations Assistant

7 days left

Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 15, 2021
Ref
2368
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.

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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ABOUT UCARE UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.

WORKING AT UCARE Working at UCare is more than 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. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 11 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS ASSISTANT

Position Description
This position is responsible to raise awareness of the organization and its work through diverse and underserved communities in Minnesota. Assist in managing a variety of large and small scale, innovative community events.

• Promote UCare's positive presence in communities through regular participation at professional conferences, health fairs, community events and other community initiatives.

• Coordinate UCare presence at events that are a strategic fit with UCare's community relations plan. This will include, but not limited to; manage registration, payment, advertisements, logos, volunteer staffing and other logistic aspects before the event, attend and manage event, looking after set up, event and tear down and ensure appropriate marketing materials and/or giveaways are ready to be used at each event.

• Assist with representation at HealthFair 11events and participate in UCare's involvement at the Minnesota State Fair in the HealthFair 11 building.

• Record, track and maintain all information and activities related to Community Relations in database program (Microsoft Dynamics 365).

• Update and maintain volunteer program. This would include recruiting and supporting event volunteers.

• Maintain trinket inventory and coordinate ordering process for UCare departments. Fulfill orders as requested.

• Assist at special events which may occur in outdoor venues and will require some weekend and evening hours.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field required; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Required Experience
Two years' experience working in diverse community outreach and/or promotional programs. Experience relating and connecting with individuals of varied ethnic, cultural backgrounds, ages and economic circumstances within the community. Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel to events which may occur evening and weekends. Must be able to lift 15 lbs. and move materials easily.

Preferred Experience
Outgoing, friendly, highly organized person with experience with low-income, ethnic, disabled or senior populations preferred. Ability to speak, write/read in Spanish or Somali is a plus.

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE
The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, 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.

JOB POST DATE: 04/23/2021

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