Zurich NA Executive Assistant I in Hartford, Connecticut

Executive Assistant I


Job Summary

Zurich North America is looking for an ExecutiveAssistant to support the Head of Underwriting and Pricing for Zurich's NorthAmerican Life organization based in suburban Hartford, Connecticut.

Providing personal assistance and support/driving strategic analysis for members of Senior Management of medium / small size countries in order to support the day-to-day activities of their Senior Management members and contributing to the realization of the strategic objectives in the designated area.

High Level Client Internally Focused - The job's core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the executive or Sr. Management level. Includes using subject matter expertise to address advanced, high-level questions and issues.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and No prior experience required in the Administrative area


  • Associate Degree and No prior experience required in the Administrative area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Administrative area


  • Microsoft Office experience

  • Experience planning, organizing, and scheduling work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of prior administrative experience in a multi-tasked, high paced, confidential environment

  • Direct working experience with group insurance underwriting and/or actuarial organizations

  • Knowledge of company operations, and organizational procedures

  • Ability to prioritize

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Project Management experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 06/28/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003SN

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.