Business Associate

If you’re ready to learn the industry and become a leader…

If you’re a recent university graduate who is committed to making a difference in the world, the Ecclesiastical three-year Business Associate Program may be just right for you. Our program is a corporately sponsored, accelerated learning opportunity. Aligned with our business strategy of “home growing” talent, it combines a hands-on approach to learning that includes a rotational training component and sponsorship to the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) Program run by the Insurance Institute of Canada.

Our associates supplement their CIP coursework with practical property and casualty experience while gaining a comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry and Ecclesiastical’s role as a specialist insurer within the Canadian market.


  • A university degree, preferably in business or liberal arts, from a recognized learning institution. An interest in architecture, the arts and/or humanities would be considered an asset
  • Work and/or volunteer experience
  • A commitment to pursuing a career as an insurance professional
  • A commitment to obtaining the CIP designation within a two-year time period
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to self-manage and multi-task within a team-based environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adaptable, resourceful, and willing to travel to Ecclesiastical’s regional branch locations (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Dartmouth) as required for short-term professional development opportunities
Ecclesiastical offers a challenging, rewarding environment and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Please apply in confidence by forwarding your resume and cover letter to

Ecclesiastical is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.