The Opportunity

The Opportunity

The Independent Career Agent is responsible for educating Medicare beneficiaries in the community on Medicare options and helping them make informed decisions regarding which plan is most appropriate for their needs. An ideal candidate will have a passion for helping the aging and disabled community, confidence to work within their community as a subject matter expert, the ability to quickly learn a new industry with high compliance, and ethical standards and the motivation to work in an exceptional sales environment.

Primary Responsibilities

The Medicare population is one of the fastest growing market segments in health care, and UnitedHealthcare is one of the largest businesses in the nation dedicated to serving Medicare beneficiaries’ unique health care coverage needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team dedicated to finding bold new ways to proactively help improve the health and quality of life of our customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop your business. Medicare can be a very challenging system to navigate. That’s why we’re putting a team of independent business owners into this growing community of Medicare beneficiaries to help them sort through their choices and decide on the best way to protect their health. UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to developing agents as they become subject matter experts in the Medicare space. Teaming up with UnitedHealthcare puts you into business with a strong partner and the only Medicare Advantage plan that carries the AARP name. Run your own business with the tools, purchasing power and resources of a top Fortune 500 company, UnitedHealth Group is currently ranked #6 on the Fortune 500.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional motivated self-starter looking for a long-term career move into individual sales
  • Ability to work within a commission-only sales team environment
  • Compassionate individual with a passion for helping the senior and disabled population make challenging healthcare decisions. Ethical behavior and integrity is required.
  • Dedication to local and national training to become an industry expert abiding by UnitedHealthcare and CMS compliance standards
  • Current state health insurance license or willingness to license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years Sales, Marketing, Teaching, Medicare/Medicaid or other Healthcare experience preferred
  • Experience in business planning, sales strategy and market analysis
  • Portfolio sales experience
  • Experience in networking within the community
  • Multi lingual individuals are encouraged to apply

Other Agent Opportunities with UnitedHealthcare Medicare Solutions

  • Telesales Agents - We often have telesales openings at various locations around the country.
  • For UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealth Group employment opportunities, please visit: http://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/