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UnitedHealth Group

Sponsorship Account Manager - Advisory Board Research - Telecommute (106951801)

Science and Research

Research Manager



Washington, Washington DC, United States

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

This role is for Optum/United Health Groups’ Research arm, Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a best practice research firm that was acquired by Optum in 2017. For 35+ years, Advisory Board research has been the health care industry’s guiding light, bringing our provider and service provider members closer to best practice performance.

The Sponsorship Account Manager is the backbone of the Advisory Board Sponsorship team, with a solid focus on delivery and project management of contracts for sponsored content and events. This individual is responsible for building deep relationships with clients and internal leaders to ensure flawless campaign execution. The Sponsorship Account Manager will oversee sponsorship campaigns across various Advisory Board platforms including digital, in- person events, email, and virtual events.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
Relationship management (40%):

  • Maintain client relationships by partnering closely with internal research and marketing teams to communicate with the client
  • Schedule milestones for campaign check points, including scheduling and facilitating scoping and planning meetings with the client
  • Organize and maintain documentation related to contract delivery including task assignments, final deliverables, and presentations

Campaign project management (50%):

  • Track the sponsorship pipeline of deliverables and pre-sale discussions and report updates to key stakeholders
  • Continuously monitor campaign delivery and performance. This will include building final analytic review presentations for clients in PowerPoint using reporting from Google Analytics and Domo
  • Use Domo and Google Analytics to analyze campaign delivery and performance, identifying risks and opportunities
  • Oversee publishing cycles through the Advisory Board website, blogs, newsletters, Daily Briefing newsletter, and events by delegating tasks and deadlines to appropriate team members
  • Recommend, implement, analyze, and continually improve upon new operational workflows

Sponsorship product management (10%):

  • Help to bring exciting sponsorship engagements to life at in-person and virtual events across the nation by coordinating with internal operations and research teams as well as external sponsors
  • Partner with marketing, research, and operations teams to recommend ways to integrate innovative native and custom sponsored content within Advisory Board’s expert healthcare research

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 or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years project management, marketing, client management, B2B customer service, or administrative experience
  • Experience managing projects utilizing time management, organization, and teamwork building skills
  • Demonstrated experience building open communication channels with key external and internal stakeholders
  • Advanced skill level of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • 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 with analytics platforms like Google Analytics and Domo
  • Knowledge of the sponsorship and media industry

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.