Build your career at Farm Mutual Re

Farm Mutual Re is a great place to work and grow professionally. Our outstanding corporate culture is focused on people and the development of long-term relationships. As a company, we value honesty, integrity and accountability. We’re also committed to accessibility and equal opportunity hiring practices.

Careers

If you have any questions, please email us at recruitment@farmmutualre.com

Current Employment Opportunities

Property & Casualty Review Underwriter

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We have a unique opportunity for a Property & Casualty Review Underwriter within our Product Services Department.  Within this exciting position, you will be empowered to conduct reinsurance property & casualty audits on all lines of business and challenged to think outside the box in the development of underwriting practices and guidance solutions.  You will take initiative to provide recommendations, build relationships, and conduct research to develop and enhance best practice underwriting guidelines.

The Role:

The P&C Review Underwriter is responsible for conducting reinsurance underwriting audits remotely &/or on-site, using an established review method, reviewing a pre-determined number of policies.   This role reports on significant findings, assist to identify trends, and make recommendations on best practice underwriting disciplines. They also support in the creation and delivery of best practice underwriting guidelines to support Members’ primary underwriting strategies enabling membership growth and profitability.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Conduct reinsurance underwriting audits in a timely, efficient, and objective manner.
  • Support the creation and evolution of best practice underwriting guides.
  • Support the analysis of profitability root causes, patterns, or trends to assist with the development of underwriting resources.
  • Within business context, show initiative to identify, analyze, and solve problems.
  • Contribute and maintain the integrity of the information data sources.

Success Factors:

  • Strong technical and industry knowledge having seven (7) or more years of P&C underwriting experience.
  • A post-secondary – education is required, preferably in business or a related discipline.
  • Completion or working towards a professional certification such as the CIP/FCIP.
  • Proven success and solid ability to conduct underwriting audits for different lines of business including residential, farm, and commercial related to Property and Casualty.
  • Strong ability to develop positive working relationships with peers, project members and member company contacts.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, with the ability to take initiative in an unstructured environment, exercise independent judgement, function with minimal supervision, and influence positive change.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal skills, and, the ability to prioritize competing demands and projects.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail; high proficiency in business writing and communication.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience with business intelligence software and reports.
  • Creative, and innovative contributing to excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrates a complement of product, pricing, and underwriting knowledge in decision making.

Join Our Team!

Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

We are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that help us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Flexibility and work life balance are key, that’s why we have enabled our employees to work in a hybrid environment. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, a schedule of both virtual and in-person fitness classes and wellness programming, including a Wellness Coach. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or age.

Communications Associate (Co-op)

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and help us empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

If you are enthusiastic about brand promotion, have a creative flair and a keen attention to detail, then this is the communications role for you! With this position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that takes pride in being honest, delivering on promises and is committed to doing what is right.

This is a 4-month co-op position: September 2022 – December 2022. Please note this position will be hybrid with work being completed remotely and in person.

The Role:

Your focus is to provide support for the delivery of our communication services and strategies. Responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Creating internal communications according to organizational standards (intranet, MS Teams posts, email communications, etc.)
  • Assisting with the development of infographics and graphic design
  • Developing external communications according to organizational standards (website, webinars, department blogs, department news, resource materials, etc.)
  • Enhancing communications and our brand through social media posts (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a degree or diploma program in Communications, Media and Design, Graphic Design or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills — written and verbal
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently
  • Experience conducting research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite; experience using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Premiere is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms

Join Our Team!
Recognized as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022 as well as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, at Farm Mutual Re we are committed to inclusion for all and cultivating belonging where everyone can be their authentic and best selves. Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability, and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada.

We’re passionate about empowering and supporting our employees and business partners. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and valued business partners.

Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks including complimentary access to an on-site gym, a variety of fitness classes and wellness sessions, a ping-pong table and mini massages as well as the flexibility to work remotely as we embrace the modern hybrid work environment. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

How to Apply:
Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Communications Coordinator & Social Media Administrator (Contract)

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and help us advance our mutual insurance community!

Do you have an intrinsic ability to link strategic vision to communication? Are you passionate about developing a brand and putting core values into the heart of your work? Do you love creating and implementing communications that seamlessly intertwine with organizational strategy? Are you able to turn complex information into simple, clear and brief messages? We currently have an amazing opportunity for a Communications Coordinator & Social Media Administrator in our Corporate Communications team. Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises and is committed to doing what is right.

This is a 15-month contract position. The role is hybrid with work being completed both remotely and in person.

The Role:
Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Communications Coordinator & Social Media Administrator is responsible for the creation of corporate communications for internal and external audiences ensuring adherence to Farm Mutual Re’s brand standards. This includes developing communication strategies and content for tactical and operational initiatives. This role is responsible for developing social media posts, collaborating with departmental subject matter experts to write, edit and update corporate communications, including high-quality digital media content. This role follows agency mindset of collaboration with peer reviews to ensure quality control.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Collaborate with internal parties to create and edit content for various communications (i.e. presentations, reports, resource documents, website content, promotional materials).
  • Manage the company’s social media presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook and report on key metrics.
  • Proofread and edit content for simplicity, clarity, spelling and grammar.
  • Enhance brand presence, strategic messages, and value proposition of various initiatives.
  • Ensure messaging is on point for internal and external audiences.
  • Identify cross-placement opportunities to increase consistency and emphasis of strategic and change messages.
  • Develop and enhance templates for ease and efficient use.
  • Create and distribute corporate announcements and surveys.
  • Provide graphic design expertise on corporate communications content including logos, banners, signs, posters, infographics, animated presentations, documents and reports in accordance with Farm Mutual Re’s communication and brand standards.
  • Contribute to the design and development of Farm Mutual Re’s websites and other online communication vehicles.
  • Coordinate with departmental subject matter experts to create, update and improve web content so it adheres to brand standards and is accurate and relevant to audiences.
  • Create content for other digital platforms.
  • Monitor new and emerging web communications technologies and trends.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1 to 4 years of experience in a communications-related role.
  • A university degree or college diploma/degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills for business communications.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal skills.
  • Skilled at developing comprehensive communication strategies aligned to audience needs.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere), Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Power BI), Google Analytics, marketing campaign software (e.g., Mailchimp, Active Campaign). Some experience with web content management tools and online analytics.
  • Expert social media administration and management skills (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite).
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with interactive media (e.g. video production) an asset.
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy.

Join Our Team!
Recognized as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022 as well as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, at Farm Mutual Re we are committed to inclusion for all and cultivating belonging where everyone can be their authentic and best selves. Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.
We’re passionate about empowering and supporting our employees and business partners. Our relationships are the foundation that help us advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and business partners.

Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, a variety of fitness classes, wellness coaching, a ping-pong table and mini massages as well as the flexibility to work remotely as we embrace the modern hybrid work environment. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:
Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs

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