You’ve tasted success. Now you seek new opportunities to innovate and be inspired. At Zurich, you’ll be challenged to simplify the complex, delight our customers and fulfill your potential. That’s why achievers like you, from wildly varied backgrounds, are drawn to Zurich. And that’s why we’re a leader in commercial insurance.
Opportunities to grow
Here, you’ll be surrounded by colleagues whose integrity, energy and customer focus match yours, even when their experiences and backgrounds differ.
When businesses buy our insurance, they're counting on us to be there when they need us most. Our claims professionals play a pivotal role in delivering on that expectation. They have a reputation for excellence: Customers who have experienced our claims service are twice as likely to recommend Zurich. If you enjoy helping people in their time of need, check for Claims roles ranging from assistants and claims handlers to inspectors and lawyers.
Our underwriters are critical to Zurich’s strategy. Using strong analytical, decision-making and negotiation skills, they evaluate risks for large and multinational companies and determine the prices and terms to cover those risks. If you are sales-focused, can build strong relationships and have the passion to grow and manage a portfolio of complex and challenging businesses, this could be the perfect role for you.
These math experts at the heart of our business work with statistics, analyze trends, weigh risks and create models that allow us to make sound strategic decisions. They turn raw data into insights that enable our customers to identify, manage and finance their risks. If you like working with numbers and want to provide insights that help shape business decisions, an actuary position might be a great fit for you.
Direct Markets – Sales/Marketing
Zurich Direct Markets offers a wide range of Property and Casualty insurance and F&I (Finance & Insurance) solutions, such as extended warranties for auto dealerships, through our direct sales force and select agents. If you are an experienced and aggressive sales leader, take a closer look.
Drawing on strong technical capabilities and underwriting experience, our technical underwriters work on risk selection and pricing; profitability and portfolio management; product strategy; risk insights and more. The goal is to build the most profitable book of business for Zurich. If you enjoy working on risk selection and want to help shape Zurich’s portfolio, this might be a great team to join.
This team delivers distinctive, data-based insights and analysis of catastrophic damage and hard-to-predict events. If you have extensive modeling capabilities combined with industry experience, consider joining a team that allows us to better understand risks locally and globally.
A critical resource, Zurich Risk Engineers work in the field, helping our customers identify and mitigate risks that could lead to large losses. If you’re looking for a challenging, exciting role that offers you the chance to work outside of our office and directly with our customers, Risk Engineering could be ideal for you.
Underwriting Support and Services
Zurich’s Underwriting Support and Services (USS) supports our underwriters with the end-to-end underwriting process, including risk assessment, rating, quote preparation, policy issuance, endorsements, customer service and application support. If you enjoy working to simplify processes and want to support the Zurich strategy, consider joining our USS team.
Distribution and Regional Management
These sales specialists are on the frontline of profitable growth. They work strategically with our Select Brokers® and underwriters to ensure we’re delivering the high level of service our customers and distributors expect from Zurich. If you love working with people and want to help drive our strategy, take a closer look at the opportunities.
The HR team supports everyone at Zurich so they can be fully engaged and at their best. HR makes sure that Zurich remains a place where all are committed to a shared purpose, strategy and values, where accomplishments are recognized and rewarded, and where people feel inspired, show compassion and thrive. Does that resonate for you?
Our IT team plays a central role in Zurich’s success in a time of rapidly changing technology. The team integrates profitable, effective and efficient technology products, delivers new solutions and maintains platforms for business processes. There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of our IT team.
Our Operational Transformation team partners with the business and support units to drive strategic, transformational and operational initiatives that benefit our customers and employees. Are you skilled in simplifying processes, with a desire to innovate for customers?
Zurich’s in-house legal team provides guidance and recommendations to mitigate legal, regulatory and governance risks to an organization. This team also helps Zurich achieve strategic and commercial goals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Join a team that aspires to be the best in the commercial insurance industry.
Marketing and Communications
These storytellers bring Zurich’s key messages to life for customers, distributors, employees and communities. Our Marketing team supports our business priorities through research, digital marketing and brand awareness/advertising. Our Public Relations and Media team promotes Zurich as the best global commercial insurance provider in North America. If you’re creative, this could be a great fit for you.
Our finance specialists work in a wide range of areas, including product development and investments. They’re recognized as trusted advisers who provide analysis and reporting that fosters our growth and ensures our competitive edge. If you enjoy working with numbers, consider joining one of our Finance teams.
Sabrina Hart recently celebrated 20 years at Zurich, during which she has progressed into a variety of executive vice president roles in locations including Chicagoland, New York City and Zurich.
“People frequently leave companies for growth opportunities. I am fortunate and grateful that I have been able to continue to learn and grow at Zurich.”
Mike Esqueda, an Army veteran, came to Zurich in a contract role and was soon hired into a full-time position, from which he helped launch the Veterans Engagement Team at Zurich (VETZ). VETZ now has chapters in five states.
“One of my goals was to get a professional certification every other year. I’ve been able to do that at Zurich. I became a Certified Diversity Recruiter in 2014, then got a Northwestern University Leadership Certification in 2016. Zurich has given me the resources to get better and drive my career.”
Working at Zurich is working for your community
At Zurich, you can write your success story while helping others write theirs. Since 2012, Zurich has donated more than $6 million and over 166,000 hours to six core charities and hundreds of local nonprofits. From packing backpacks for foster children to swinging hammers for Habitat for Humanity, Zurich welcomes your help in spreading hope and supporting resilience.
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