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Travelers 2VP, Emerging Partnerships in Hartford, Connecticut



2VP, Emerging Partnerships

Target Openings:


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creating new partnership opportunities with innovative organizations around emerging business concepts related to insurance; for example (but not limited to):

  • New methods of home buying, care and maintenance

  • Smart Home, IoT technology, and Auto Telematics

  • Autonomous vehicles, mobility services and alternative ownership and usage models

  • New sources of data and analytics technology

  • Create connection opportunities with Travelers business leaders and partner organizations

  • Work closely with innovation team and cross-functional business leaders to support innovation goals

  • Develop long term relationships with partner teams to grow future opportunities

Job Opening ID:


Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

25% Travel

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • An ability to navigate an external organizational network

  • An ability to see potential where others may not and an ability to help them get there

  • An ability to create and manage a financial budget

  • You likely have a variety of skills you’ve acquired through a unique set of experiences

  • Optimism and a high degree of tolerance for taking risk (you see potential)

  • You believe in people and want to bring the best out of them

  • You want to be part of something bigger than you

Job Category:

Executive, Marketing, Project/Operations Management, Technology

Job Summary:

You will bring excitement, energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship to build and grow the culture of innovation at Travelers. In your role you will launch new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with innovative and disruptive businesses. You will seek next horizon focused opportunities to partner in order to test and grow potentially unproven and emerging business models.

You will be joining a new, fast paced and growing team and will help to create the skills, practices and offerings needed to advance the innovation agenda. In your role, you will have high visibility, frequent interactions with senior leaders and a high degree of influence within the Personal Insurance business. Travelers Personal Insurance unit is an almost 10 billion dollar business performing at a high level and transforming our business through new partnerships like Amazon at , Lyft , Lexus .

Position Type:


Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • Previous experience in business development, sales or partnership roles at an executive level

  • Experience launching a business, startup a plus

  • Venture capital experience a plus but not required

  • Experience working in a startup is BIG plus but not required

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment (Continuously) Sitting (Can stand at will) (Continuously) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Continuously)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree required. 7 years of experience in corporate environment required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.