Career areas

At Markel, we encourage you to take charge of your career. We will be there to help you with the resources and guidance you need. Your success is our success.

Interested in joining a Fortune 500 company with a reputation for excellence? Explore some Markel’s career areas below! See where you can help make Markel one of the world’s greatest companies.

Underwriting
Markel underwriters use creativity and analytical skills to evaluate and set coverage conditions for our clients. To ensure we make decisions profitable to Markel and our clients, underwriters analyze information to determine the risk of insuring a customer and to determine appropriate premiums and amounts of coverage as well as develop the policy language to cover potential losses. An underwriter helps to strategically position and market new policies to wholesale brokers or retail agents.

Claims
Claims associates investigate, evaluate, and settle claims. They apply technical knowledge and skillful negotiation skills to ensure fair and prompt closing of cases.

Actuarial
Markel’s actuaries help predict the risk involved in writing various types of insurance policies and identify the potential profitability with different business opportunities. Our actuary associates use their strong analytical skills to provide data that allows management to plan for the future and reserve for possible losses.

Finance, accounting, treasury, tax, and internal audit
Markel’s finance, accounting, treasury, tax, and internal audit associates are responsible for the integrity of the company’s worldwide financial operations and policies.

Information systems and technology
Whether it’s computing or communicating, IT delivers all of our systems worldwide, with an eye toward speed and reliability, technical expertise, and knowledge of our business.

Regulatory and compliance
Associates in regulatory and compliance are responsible for ensuring that we meet federal and state mandates to protect both the company and our insureds. Strong attention to detail and an ability to identify potential problems and opportunities within the regulatory arena are important assets for this position.

Customer support

Associates in customer support work effectively in a fast-paced environment, work well in a team environment, communicate clearly and professionally. Our associates are reliable and dedicated to providing the best customer experience possible.