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Product Specialist (Research & Product Development)

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P9

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

Who we are

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe-- whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our two-million Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward. Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development-- and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results. CAA Club Group (CCG) is known for providing stellar emergency roadside assistance to our motoring Members and non-Members.

We work hard and play hard.

We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

Position Details

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively participates in development of product, policy wording, insurance material, distribution channels and marketing plans.
  • Gathers and maintains competitive and market intelligence materials.
  • Conducts needs analysis with key stakeholders to identify, analyze target markets, local marketing initiatives and any ad hoc or niche marketing opportunity requirements.
  • In conjunction with Marketing and Business Analyst, develops and maintains an effective communication process, including up-dated product information on intranet, internet and club sites.
  • Conducts sales, marketing, financial reporting and analysis on an ongoing basis and provides results to Manager and key stakeholders.
  • Working closely with Business Partners and other departments to maintain regular reports related to product offerings.
  • Provide underwriting direction, guidelines and interpretation.

​​​​​​​Job Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing or Business
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Product Development, Underwriting, Marketing and Risk Management in a Property & Casualty environment
  • Strategic mindset coupled with exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and think “outside the box” looking for creative solutions and opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Visio and MS Project
  • CIP designation or working towards it will be considered a strong asset

Our Commitment

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.