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Corporate Recruiter


Zurich North America’s Talent Acquisition team collaborates with leaders, hiring managers and colleagues across HR to attract and engage diverse talents and provide an outstanding candidate experience to ensure our talents have the right capabilities, mindsets and behaviors for Zurich’s future success.  We are seeking a team member who will strive to deliver an exceptional candidate and hiring manager experience, will actively source and engage talent, and will act as a talent advisor with key stakeholders to identify innovative recruitment strategies to meet talent needs and enable the success of Zurich’s business.  In this role you will be identifying talent across business functions and specialized areas throughout the United States. The preferred location for this role is the Zurich North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL, however, may consider other locations.


This position requires a high level of consultative and influencing skills and the ability to build relationships across the organization. We are looking for a team player that is innovative, resourceful and passionate about connecting great talent with the right opportunity.


What You’ll Do


  • Perform full-cycle corporate recruiting and talent assessment,
  • Ensure collaborative, customer-focused relationships with hiring managers and HR Business Partners,
  • Develop and execute strategies with internal and external sources to build and maintain a diverse pipeline of high-quality talent,
  • Provide regular communication of recruitment status to key stakeholders,
  • Communicate our Zurich value proposition, strategy and culture to engage passive talent in our job postings, through social media, and during interviews,
  • Interview candidates and provide a recommended slate to hiring managers,
  • Regularly connect with hiring manager to determine effectiveness of the recruiting plans,
  • Manage offer process from end-to-end with internal stakeholders including negotiations and closing,
  • Participate in Global and Regional Talent Acquisition Team projects,
  • Deliver an impressive candidate experience across all interactions, and
  • Maintain accurate records in the recruitment management system.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of experience in the recruiting area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the recruiting area


  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an associate’s degree and 5 or more years of experience in the recruiting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience recruiting sourcing, screening, interviewing, and assessing talent for corporate, professional level and niche positions
  • Experience using sourcing and recruiting technologies and applicant tracking systems
  • Advanced knowledge of sourcing strategies to effectively engage passive talent,
  • Proven ability to deeply understand and delivery upon specific business needs with demonstrated business acumen
  • Ability to handle competing tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to accurately assess candidate skills/qualifications and attributes and make placements/recommendations as appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and communication, influencing, critical thinking, presentation and sales skills
  • Excellent follow-through and organizational skills 
  • Recruiting experience in the Insurance or Financial Services sectors.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • PHR or SPHR 


A future with 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 148 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, AM - Atlanta, AM - Chicago, AM - Dallas, AM - Illinois Virtual Office, AM - Philadelphia

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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