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Senior Associate – Innovation & Partnerships


GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

Why Apply

As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About The Role

This role is tailored for someone who thrives on innovation and learning, offering a blend of digital tech development and in-depth healthcare industry exposure. With opportunities to lead and learn, you'll not only advance your technical and strategic skills but also make a lasting impact on the health & well-being of our customers. This role offers a unique opportunity to drive strategic collaboration with internal and external partners, defining and bringing to market innovative commercial offerings. As a key leader in strategic initiatives, you will identify opportunities for business expansion and develop partnerships through ideation, negotiation, and operationalization. 

What You’ll Do

  • Discover and define new digital solutions within the healthcare space, leveraging your technical curiosity and innovative thinking. 
  • Spearhead initiatives to explore and develop new business opportunities. 
  • Lead from ideation to execution, managing relationships with partners to ensure successful, innovative outcomes. 
  • Analyze projects for their strategic and operational feasibility, prioritizing those with the most significant potential to improve healthcare for seniors. 
  • Engage in decision-making processes with strategic partners, interpreting data to guide the financial and operational improvement of our services. 
  • Stay ahead of the curve by researching industry trends and best practices, integrating them into our strategic planning to maintain our competitive edge. 
  • Coordinate pilot projects, ensuring alignment with our strategic vision while managing stakeholder involvement to guarantee project success. 
  • Craft and present compelling proposals to leadership, advocating for innovative ventures that drive forward our mission to transform senior healthcare. 

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field; ideal for recent graduates with start-up experience or early-career graduates with an interest in healthcare innovation. 
  • Strong relational skills to build partnerships with external parties, fostering trust and collaborative innovation. 
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, eager to initiate and manage dynamic projects in a fast-evolving tech-driven environment. 
  • A track record of setting and achieving ambitious goals, illustrating your capacity to navigate and succeed in complex environments. 
  • Keen interest in gaining in-depth healthcare industry exposure. 
  • Analytical prowess, with a readiness to learn financial modeling and strategic planning, turning complex data into actionable insights. 

Location: Chicago, IL 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend


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