Commercial Training and Communication Intern/Co-op Fall 2023

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Job ID : 6601
Category : Commercial Insurance
Brand : Economical
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
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Economical is part of Definity, which includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

YOUR NEXT PLACEMENT 

Work term: Fall 2023 

Work term length: 4-month 

From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment. 

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Work with and learn from a team of training, communications and insurance professionals to support a positive experience for our Commercial Insurance staff across Canada -by creating and engaging communications and training experiences 
  • Collaborate with the communications team to develop, refine and publish communications to our employees across Canada - May include both written and video communications 
  • Participate in working sessions and interviews to understand the degree of change the business and our staff will experience as we prepare to implement enhancements to our products, pricing, systems, processes and training 
  • Support the training team in designing and developing training experiences and supporting materials for underwriting staff across Canada 
  • Participate in planning and hosting training sessions-including opportunities to facilitate portions of training sessions as they arise 
  • Gian experience developing e-learning materials, with support and input from insurance subject matter experts 
  • Assist with coordination and logistics around mass email distribution and document sharing via Microsoft SharePoint

What you bring  

  • Currently completing a college program or bachelor's degree in business Administration, Commerce, Communication, Arts, English, Insurance industry or related programs 
  • Interest in the insurance industry, as well as business writing, communications, adult education, and/or training 
  • Key skills include attention to detail, business writing, logical structuring and a curiosity to learn

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it:

 

Did you know?  

  • We care about our co-ops: Definity’s co-op students are considered the best pipeline of talent for our full-time, permanent positions. 
  • We care about students: Definity distributes $85,000 in scholarships to students across Canada each year. 
  • We care about our community: Definity donates more than $1 million every year to causes that drive true change in the neighbourhoods in which we live and work. 

What can Definity offer you?  

  • Meaningful work forwarding our purpose of building a better world by helping our clients and communities adapt and thrive in their hardest times of need.  
  • Culture of accountability, empowerment, and collaboration.  
  • Opportunities to support personal and professional growth through real-life experience and unique learning opportunities. Our Leadership Essentials program builds knowledge and skills to Team Leaders to Directors  
  • Opportunity to join our employee groups - focused on women's empowerment, LGBTQ+, anti-racism and cultural equity, and environmental activism   
  • Determined to create positive change for our environment, our people, and our communities, now and in the future. Check our ESG work!  

Visit www.definityfinancial.com to learn more about us and what we’re up to.   

 

 

 

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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