Associate Product Analyst - Graduate Development Program

Location US-OH-Richfield
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/30/2020 1:20 PM)
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National Interstate


National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. As one of the leading commercial transportation insurers in the nation, we offer risk financing solutions in all 50 states tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of transportation classes. Our offerings include traditional insurance and innovative alternative risk transfer (ART) programs, including more than a dozen group captive programs catering to niche wheels markets. We are proud to be a multiple Northcoast 99 winner and Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. It is because of our talented and dedicated team that we are able to live out our company values of integrity, transparency, fairness, accountability, empowerment and collaboration with each transaction we make. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!


  • Contributes to and / or accountable for product premium volume growth and profitability results within assigned product lines.
  • Provides product support for business units, agents, and other staff.
    • Assist with interactions with relevant departments such as Claims, Underwriting, Sales/Marketing, and provides customer service support (i.e. agents, regulators and industry groups).
    • May participate in business unit, compliance, claims, agency, program reviews and audits (i.e. compliance audits, rate/pricing reviews, and agency reviews.)
  • Supports action plans and strategic direction for functional areas and maintainS alignment with other product managers to ensure successful development of entire product line.
  • Supports the review, approval, implementation, and communication of assigned filings and ensures compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Participates in developing product and rate revisions, underwriting guidelines, manuals, and procedures.
  • Gathers and analyzes data from various sources specific to product.
    • Assists in monitoring product performance.
    • Assists in providing summary analysis and communicating to business units.
  • May assist in administering training and communication materials and providing training as necessary on product / rate changes for staff, field, and agency personnel.
  • Assists with the development of new and revised insurance products, policies, and other required forms to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company guidelines.
  • Monitors pertinent insurance publications to determine impact on line of business. This may include:
    • Identifying emerging coverage issues, state regulatory concerns and business unit needs.
    • Developing action plans, implementing and communicating changes when appropriate.
  • Resolves and / or assists with researching, documenting, communicating routine to moderately complex compliance related issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


National Interstate and Vanliner’s Graduate Development Program, Ignition, is an exciting way for young professionals to enter the workforce. Since 2014, The Ignition program is a cohort style paid training program that teaches participants to not only become experts in their field, but truly understand the insurance industry.

During the program you will:

  • Participate in instructor led, self-paced and on-the-job training, gaining a true understanding of what it is National Interstate does and how your role fits in the big picture
  • Become immersed in our company culture by learning our business model and value proposition 
  • Gain exposure to other areas of the business outside of your discipline through interactive presentations from industry experts
  • Sharpen professional skills through weekly personal development trainings
  • Develop your professional network with senior leaders and fellow participants through weekly teambuilding and social activities

The 4-week program is taking place in June 2021. The role will be expected to work in the Richfield, Ohio office, once deemed appropriate.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Field of Study: Business, Liberal Arts or a related discipline
Experience: 0 to 3 years of related underwriting, claims or product experience. Beginning coursework toward certification in area of expertise preferred; appropriate certifications could include Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Program in General Insurance (INS), Associate of Risk Management (ARM), Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) or other applicable designations.


Anticipated graduation date ranging from Winter 2020 to Spring 2021


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