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Zurich NA Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021 in Independence, Ohio

Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021


Job Summary

Zurich is currently looking forSales & DistributionIntern to work out of ourIndependence, OH, office for Summer 2021. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in Commercial Insurance!

Our interns will work under immediate supervision and will perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a program with an assigned mentor. As a Zurich Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain career-building experience with an industry-leading global insurance company.

The Sales & Distribution team is committed to delivering sustainable, profitable growth for Zurich North America. Through our efforts to keenly understand our customers and work strategically with our Select Brokers, we are committed to developing winning solutions for customers that set us apart from competitors and position us to be the carrier of choice.

Development opportunities include:

  • Working alongside local distribution & commercial underwriting professionals

  • Developing & implementing market research

  • Building broker & customer profiles

  • Assisting in the creation of account pipelines

  • Memorializing prospect & customer intelligence

  • Assisting with the planning & execution of local broker/client events

Skills the intern will develop/learn over the summer

  • Relationship building

  • Communication skills

  • Thoughtful creation of tools to assist in managing business workflow

  • Excel & PowerPoint projects used in day to day activities

Other development opportunities:

  • Gaining significant commercial insurance industry knowledge through exposure to multiple facets of the business including underwriting, claims and risk control.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university program and will be enrolled in the upcoming Fall Semester 2021

  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior)OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and no prior experience required in the administrative area

  • Minimum cumulative GPA average of 3.0 (current GPA reported by your school)

  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S. indefinitely

  • Microsoft Officeexperience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Risk & Insurance majorsor any Business-related major

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills in a customer focused environment

  • Strong communication, organizational & communication skills

  • Excel and PowerPoint experience

  • Presentation Skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

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 forresume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Independence

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 10/12/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200005YJ

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.