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Intermediate Writer / Editor Eden Prairie, MN 733513

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UnitedHealth Group

Hopkins, MN

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Intermediate Writer / Editor - Eden Prairie, MN - 733513

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Position Description

Position Description:

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements.

Identifies solutions to non - standard requests and problems.

Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks.

To write core marketing materials for Optum Products based on the product’s maturity phase.

To write pieces from scratch, modify copy to fit another audience or purpose, or edit copy developed by clients or other teams.

Work closely with your program manager and creative director on assignments, juggling day - to - day deadlines.

Prepare messaging positioning framework, FAQs, video scripts, articles, product pages, sell sheets, sales presentation / training decks, etc.

Communicate complex and sometimes technical information more easily.

Learn and master an understanding of the various products offered by Optum including what they mean to the clients who buy them and (at times) the consumers who use them to ensure that your writing resonates with our targeted audiences and helps to mitigate legal risk.

Work as independently as possible and be a critical thinker, drive for clarity and propose solutions when possible.

Seek out subject matter experts, form relationships and interview expert colleagues to extract the information needed to develop informative content.

Seek and use resources within and outside the company for your continuing professional development.

Keep abreast of new approaches to overall trends in health care.

Use Optum style and brand guidelines effectively, and become a subject matter expert and brand advocate to others.

Implement various reading levels and check the levels with each draft. When creating lower reading - level materials, strive to convey meaningful information and use a style that respects the reader.

Follow company policies and procedures, in particular in relation to legalities and compliance.

Work quickly, accurately, and fearlessly. The quality of your work is vital to the success of the team.

Collaborate with designers and creative director to propose new ways of communicating concepts and product information.

Ability to take detailed, complex product descriptions and simplify into broad sales and marketing copy.

Understanding of best practices in writing for a mobile - first environment.

Ability to write for both print and digital, and understanding their distinct nuances.


To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (or higher)

3 years of Product Writing experience

3 years of professional writing and editing experience

3 years of experience with intranets and social media (i.e., blogs, pod casting, etc.)

3 years of experience with Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

Healthcare Writing experience

Soft Skills:

Demonstrated ability to clarify, manage and prioritize several deliverables.

Experience in a work environment requiring proven organizational skills

Careers with Optum.

Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health - related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

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.


Intermediate Writer / Editor, Eden Prairie, UnitedHealth Group, Product Writing, Project Management, Writing, Editing, Social Media


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About UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term

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