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UnitedHealth Group Senior Manager, Interactive Events Strategy - Advisory Board - Telecommute in Washington, District Of Columbia

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Advisory Board Events team oversees the strategy, development, and execution of virtual and in-person events that convene leaders across the health care industry. As we reimagine our future events strategy, we are excited to bring on a Senior Manager to support the strategy, design, and development of in-person and virtual events designed to drive interaction and discussion.

Reporting to the Director of Interactive Event Strategy and Development, the Senior Manager will play a pivotal role within the Events Strategy team, helping to craft innovative interactive exercises, workshops, and experiences. In addition, this role will partner closely with other Advisory Board teams, including Event Operations, Research, Commercial, Delivery, and Product Strategy. The ideal candidate for this role will bring creativity, the ability to organize and marshal cross-functional workstreams, experience with event design, a growth and innovation mindset, and an excitement to develop and test new-in-kind interactive event experiences.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support events strategy, development, and execution for interactive in-person and virtual events, including workshops and roundtable discussions for cohort-based and cross-industry audiences

  • Serve as a consultant to Research teams in developing event agendas with a specific focus on experience, conversation design, and innovative formats

  • Partner with the Event Operations team to design and execute interactive in-person and virtual events

  • Coordinate and schedule conversations across internal teams to gather input and perspective on interactive product strategy

  • Participate in retrospectives with internal stakeholders following interactive events to capture learnings that will support future event design

  • Capture and distribute notes, decisions, and next steps for meetings they are part of

  • Build and maintain a playbook of interactive event elements, exercises, and facilitation techniques for Research teams to utilize in event design

  • Support development and testing of new interactive event experiences

  • Help identify, source, and prepare external attendees and presenters, as needed

  • Research cohort-based events offered by other health care companies to refine our value proposition

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

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in event strategy

  • Experience creating event-related materials, such as presentation slides, interactive exercises, and facilitation guides

  • Proficiency using virtual event technology platforms; experience with Teams and Cvent a plus

  • Demonstrated project management skills, ability to coordinate across multiple projects

  • Interest in learning and supporting how new products are developed and launched

  • Ability to travel up to 25% (as deemed safe and aligned with current Covid-19 travel guidelines)

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with stakeholders across the health care ecosystem (e.g., provider, payer, life sciences, and/or services firms)

  • Experience creating innovative workshop design and architecture

  • Experience in product strategy or new product development

  • Ability to thrive and adapt in an environment of frequent change

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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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