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Early Careers Program - Business Development Representative - Little Rock, AR or Memphis, TN

UnitedHealth Group Little Rock Full-Time
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UnitedHealth Group is working to create the Healthcare system of tomorrow and you can help.  We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance Healthcare system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.  Join with us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Take advantage of this great opportunity to get a great start at a great company by joining our Business Development Team!  The primary duty of the Business Development Representative is to drive medical sales in the Small Business and Key Accounts space by directly marketing to clients not currently insured by UnitedHealthcare.  They begin the process of developing relationships with clients, and collecting important information needed to facilitate the quoting process, and transfer to the sales team.  The Business Development Team will also support various local, regional and national initiatives driving sales, and/or adoption of services and tools. The Business Development Representative position is housed in Inside Sales, which is a large centralized sales team located in Minnesota that supports the entire country and works closely with matrix partners at corporate and in the field.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Develops business relationships through frequent phone contact with potential clients cases.

  • Drives sales by being first UHC contact for totally new clients, never before insured by UHC.

  • Promotes sales customers directly. This includes: managing data and marketing lists, engaging clients to learn key decision makers and driving collection of key client information.

  • Execute on other ad hoc marketing initiatives.

  • Works closely and strategically with Sales teams.

  • Maintains detailed understanding of basic UHC services and programs, allowing BDR to potentially educate clients on a high level.

  • Demonstrates dedication and perseverance through contacting clients multiple times if needed.

  • Ability to present learnings and key achievements through formal presentations to health plan and national leadership.

  • Demonstrates team effort and participation to achieve goals – willing to seek out or take on additional projects if needed.

  • Ability to meet or exceed daily phone metrics of a minimum of 80 calls

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree

  • 1+ year of experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • State Life and Health Insurance license.  If you do not have a current state Life and Health Insurance license, you will need to secure one within 90 days of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher level of education  

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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.

Job Keywords: Inside Sales Business Development Representative, Life and Health Insurance License, sales, healthcare, Little Rock, AR, Arkansas


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UnitedHealth Group is Fortune 5 and working to create the health
care system of tomorrow.  We can’t do it alone.  We need your help,
skills and drive to serve others.  
Consider your future: workatuhg.com

Our industry is focused on innovation and change. You can expect
to work a little harder, because we aim a little higher to meet the rapidly
evolving needs of healthcare.  We expect more from ourselves as well as
those who share our passion for excellence. If you’re open to that challenge,
you’ve come to the right place. Yes, we’ll test your skills, then help you to
build more. 

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired
individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works
better for more people in more ways than ever.

If you would describe yourself as compassionate, decisive, and
built for speed, we want to hear from you.  This is the place to share
your ideas and your passion for making a difference right now. We won’t promise
you the world, but we will promise you the opportunity to do
your life’s
best workSM

Because we recruit talent for a diverse range of areas - from
finance and nursing to customer service, marketing, legal and beyond – chances
are, we’ll have an opportunity for you.

UnitedHealth Group Values:

Just like you, we’re driven by values that are guiding our way

– Honor commitments. Never compromise ethics. 
Compassion – Walk in the shoes of people we serve, and those with whom
we work.
Relationships – Build trust through collaboration.
Innovation – Invent the future, learn from the past.
Performance – Demonstrate excellence, in everything we do.

With these values as our foundation, and through the talents,
drive and compassion of people like you, UnitedHealth Group will transform
health care. And we’ll continue our evolution as a company, making an even
greater positive impact on the lives of those we serve. 

Consider your future:

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