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Executive Speech Writer - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Executive Speech Writer - Minnetonka, MN(Job Number:722633)

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


The Executive Speech and Content Writer leverages writing expertise, business acumen and interpersonal skills to write and deliver communications that drive audience engagement and are integrated with the business strategies and objectives for UnitedHealthcare and its lines of business’ which serve a combined 46 million members. This position will also work closely with various team members on multi-media content development. This role reports to the head of internal communications for UnitedHealthcare.


This position requires a strategic thinker with experience working in a matrixed organization. This role requires expert writing skills, and the ability to develop relationships with teams and leaders throughout the company.


Responsibilities include researching topics and writing communications for senior leadership and working with teams throughout the organization.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop executive speeches, presentations and key messages for internal and external events, conferences, and meetings
  • Provide recommendations on how to influence audience perceptions and behaviors
  • Distill complicated, technical messages into consumer friendly language, writing in a variety of voices, including persuasive informative and personal
  • Research current trends related to news, health care, politics, technology for application to writing projects
  • Monitor best practices in executive communications for application to work with enterprise
  • Develop communications content, tailored to the specific medium and audience requirements (e.g., speeches, scripts, talking points, web sites, briefing packets, preparation materials, backgrounders)
  • Adhere to applicable internal and external communications standards established for the business (e.g., style guides, communications industry standards, etc.)
  • Adapt writing style / tone to meet the needs of the specific message / audience / channel (e.g., nuance, complexity)
  • Obtain review of communications content by internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with applicable requirements (e.g., Legal, Clinical, Compliance)
  • Manage review / revision / approval processes to ensure achievement of communications and business goals / objectives
  • Monitor feedback on communications content and address questions / concerns as appropriate (e.g., follow-up)
  • Manage / maintain communications content using established communications standards / guidelines (e.g., review cycles, sunsetting / archiving processes)
  • Ensure work is original and within the rules, regulations, guidelines and other copyright laws
  • Embody and promote UHG corporate values and ethics, and demonstrate a passion for our mission


Job Communications Specialists and Management
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location 
Organization UHC Communications
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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.

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