Job Posting End Date: 12/03
Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world’s leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum’s financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum’s three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses – Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life – are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, – and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.
Unum is looking for a few talented MBA students for the Summer 2020! This position requires a unique balance of technical, data science expertise and a business strategist mindset. In this role you will be responsible for leveraging a broad array of data sources and analytical tools/techniques to deliver data driven insights. You will work cross-functionally with business partners, senior leadership, and creative teams to translate these insights into actionable market growth opportunities.
Responsibilities and highlights
Proactively partnering with the business to provide actionable insights and identify growth opportunities; communicate analysis to obtain buy in and drive decision making.
Lead analytics projects to capture and utilize data to identify, define, and predict behavior of key segments (broker, employer and consumer) that will optimize the marketing and sales performance.
Extract and transform data from existing data stores to create data assets and perform analyses
Identify and explore new external data sources
Apply statistical, predictive modeling and data mining methods
Collect feedback and stay in-sync with the challenges and the opportunities throughout program.
Participate in an internship where your fresh, outside perspective will be valued.
Have access to frequent networking opportunities with senior leaders.
Enrolled in a top MBA Marketing program; prior marketing experience preferred
Self-starter with a healthy degree of initiative, ideally entrepreneurs motivated to make a difference in an established company
Strong analytical skills, ideally including R or Python, and/or other business intelligence and data visualization tools
Ability to synthesize information from disparate secondary and primary sources, and distill findings into strategic insights and practical recommendations, including strategic, financial, and operational analysis
Ability to decompose complex analytical and technical problems and translate them into simple business situations to be presented to key stakeholders
Cultivate valuable relationships with business partners – own the business as if it were your own – establish credibility and trust with the ability to stand behind and deliver on business objectives
Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best – both inside and outside the office.
Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
A Fortune 500 company, Unum’s family of 10,000 employees spans three countries and dozens of office locations. Our employees focus each day on delivering financial protection benefits to millions of workers and their families when they need it most.
The Unum enterprise includes Unum in the U.S. and U.K., Colonial Life and Starmount Life Insurance – each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.
Unum is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for any applicant with a disability. If you are disabled and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application or hiring process please contact us by submitting a request here.
As we continue to operate our business during the coronavirus pandemic, we have modified the way we recruit, interview, and onboard talent to keep employees and candidates safe and healthy. Click here for more information.