Position Description

Summer Student – Commercial Operations – Underwriting
Location(s) ON - Toronto
Employment Category Student
Close Date 22/03/19
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Position Overview

Number of Positions: 1

Language: This role operates in English.

Additional Information:
This is a 4 month contract position.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cooperators General Insurance, Sovereign Insurance believes your experience matters.  This is our promise to not only our clients but to our employees as well, because we know the strength of our company starts with our people.  The smart, curious and collaborative people who bring their whole heart and passion to work each day. But you can’t pour from an empty cup; we take care of the well-being of our people so that they are inspired to protect Canadian businesses and the lives, families and communities we impact. Join us and begin shaping your experience at Sovereign.

Sovereign is looking for a motivated summer student with a strong attention to detail, and willingness to learn, for our Commercial Underwriting Department in Toronto. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to improve their skills and gain valuable work experience while providing administrative support within the office.  This position will commence May 1, 2019, through August 2019.   


What you’re responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to the underwriting team which includes:

    • Entry of policy or client information into the system

    • Basic file set ups

    • Filing, printing or scanning as needed

    • Open, sort and process incoming mail.

  • Working cooperatively and collaboratively with others, providing backup, assistance or support as needed.

  • Fulfilling other general support, project work or administration duties as required.


What to expect:

  • Frequent movement, moderate exertion and the ability to lift or move up to 20 lbs is required. 

  • Repetitive, transactional tasks where accuracy is essential. 

  • Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time. 


To be successful:

  • You thrive on delivering our exceptional client experience through positive and engaging relationships; embracing accountability to achieve effective results.

Interested in applying?

Click 'apply now' to submit your current resume and cover letter. Tell us a bit about yourself, your professional experience and how you think you can make a difference at The Co-operators. We look forward to learning more about you and we welcome you to follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. #BETTERCAREER

The Co-operators values a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, and we're committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. If you are contacted for an interview and require an accommodation, please contact the hiring manager.

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