Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America is pleased to offer a paid opportunity as an Industry Relations Intern for the 2020/2021 school year. This is a remote position. The ideal candidate will play a vital role in the collaborative initiatives with key stakeholders – agents, carrier executives and Big “I” association staff – across Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA). This internship will provide a better understanding of strategic planning and project management. They will help with the logistics and strategy in newly formed workgroups across the association. The ideal candidate is an ambitious, organized, forward-thinking individual who is ultimately considering future opportunities in the insurance industry. The intern will report directly to the Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
Oversee the volunteer responsibilities of industry leaders (agency and carrier executives)
Assist in quality assurance measurements of key program initiatives
Organize workgroup meetings and key follow up items
Participate in video conference calls
Other related duties as assigned
Qualified candidates must be available to work 10 hours per week (weekly schedule TBD)
Strong communication and writing skills
Comfortable with video conferencing
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Ability to manage multiple projects and creative ideas in a fast-paced environment
Prior volunteer leadership in a professional organization is not a requirement but is a plus
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to Business Administration, Risk Management or Organizational Studies.
3.2 GPA or higher
Prior work experience is a plus
To apply please include resume and (2 to 3) professional references. Deadline to submit is October 11, 2020. Start date tentatively scheduled for on or before October 21, 2020.
This internship is paid.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing more than 25,000 agency locations united under the Trusted Choice brand. Trusted Choice independent agents offer consumers all types of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products—from a variety of insurance companies.