Share this Job
Apply now »

Executive Assistant II



Zurich is currently hiring an Executive Assistant II to join the team! The Executive Assistant will support our Chief Data and Analytics Officer. At Zurich North America Claims we acknowledge that work life-balance and flexibility are a priority when it comes to choosing your next career move. Designed with our employees' needs in mind, the ZNA Claims hybrid work model emphasizes flexibility, allowing claims employees to conduct individual work in their preferred location, while facilitating in-person connections and collaborative activities when meaningful and valuable. While the model provides a high level of flexibility and autonomy, occasional circumstances requiring in-office attendance should be expected.  The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report into the following North American Claims office:  Headquarters located in Schaumburg, IL. 


In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Provide executive leadership with extensive and continuous calendar management, domestic and international travel management, expense management, event registrations, detailed meeting plan management, and all other executive support.

  • Arrange on- and off-site meetings, events, appointments & travel for departmental leadership with supporting materials as needed. 

  • Ensure that executive leadership is informed of priorities, deadlines and challenges. 

  • Independently perform special projects that require a combined knowledge of administrative needs and technical operations. 

  • Complete accurate and detailed leadership department expense reporting and other departmental reports. 

  • Respond to a wide variety of requests for information, policies and procedures, and executive action. Analyze needs and problems and determine approach and priority. 

  • Utilize efficient time management with the nuances of complex administrative assistance at the executive level.

  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of team and company information. 

  • Operate independently with minimal supervision. 

  • Provide back-up administrative support to others in another department as necessary. 

  • Available for rare yet necessary off-hour urgent business related tasks (evenings and weekends). 

  • Other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Administrative area


  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Administrative area


  • Experience planning, organizing and scheduling work


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and operate with a high sense of urgency

  • Ability consistently demonstrate initiative, professionalism, poise and flexibility and work within an environment of frequent interruptions, conflicting priorities, and varying workloads

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively with a wide variety of internal and external clients

  • Advanced experience in in Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams and SharePoint

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills; demonstrated history of successfully managing multiple concurrent initiatives and maintaining one’s own workflow 

  • Ability to effectively exercise discretion and judgment in handling confidential/proprietary information 

  • Ability to anticipate needs, resourcefulness and responsiveness are essential

  • Ability to consistently strive for excellence and exercise good judgment.

  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we 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 colleagues, 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 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 
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 for resume submission. 
Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 #LI-HYBRID 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Apply now »