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Zurich NA Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021


Zurich is currently looking for Sales & DistributionIntern to work out of our Philadelphia, 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.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Clean up Broker contacts for Select Brokers within Und. Desktop

  • Updating Broker Profiles for Zurich Select, BU Select & Developmental

  • Updating Relationship Maps for Zurich Select and Developmental

  • Underwriting Desktop utilization and reports

  • Zurich Select Broker contact sheets

  • Support Sales Execution and Pipeline development efforts in the Region

  • Attend thought leadership events

  • BU project support

  • Attend and help prepare for all Deep Dives

You will learn:

  • Implementation of a customer management system (change management)

  • Understanding of the Brokerage industry as it relates to Insurance

  • How to manage large projects involving multiple people across the East Region

  • How to communicate issues/progress at various stages in a project

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

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

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

  • Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree inRisk & Insurance majors,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

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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