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Careers

Bring your own perspective and let your unique experience shine through so we can create a better future together — because we're all protectors.
 
 
We're all protectors

At Protective, we've spent over a century working to better protect one another and we'll keep challenging ourselves to unlock new opportunities for the next century and beyond for our teammates, our customers and our communities.

Because we are all protectors.
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Our values

Our values — doing the right thing, serving people, building trust and aspiring for better — guide how we treat our customers as much as they guide how we treat our people.
Do the right thing
Do what’s right, always. Live with integrity and honesty. Say what you mean, do what you say and stand behind what you do.
Serve people
Have a servant’s heart. Serve by leading people to the right solutions. Always treat others as you would like to be treated. Improve the quality of life for those we serve.
Build trust
Build relationships on trust. Listen. Understand what people need. Care. Earn trust. View each customer as a friend for life.
Aspire for better
Be curious. Stay open to different perspectives. Search for better solutions. Learn continuously. Keep growing.
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2022 Great Place to Work Certification™
Protective is proud to announce that we have achieved a workplace culture certification by Great Place to Work®.
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Learn more about Protective

Company overview
Protective has been protecting people for more than 110 years. Today, we continue to provide the sense of security everyone deserves through life insurance, asset protection and retirement products.
Locations
Protective has three core sites in Birmingham, Cincinnati and St. Louis, along with a robust virtual workforce.
Corporate sustainability
Protective's sustainability plan focuses on three primary pillars where we see opportunity for continued growth and impact by living out our purpose as protectors.
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What drives you?

Explore the wide range of departments and job types at Protective.

Technology and Innovation
Our information technology, data science and analytics teams use technology and innovation to enhance our customers’ experiences.
Finance
We’re always looking for finance experts to join our  financial services, investments and accounting teams.
Internships
We think Protective is the perfect place to start a career. Our interns have the opportunity to work on real projects related to their field of study.
Marketing and Customer Service
Protective has teams dedicated to marketing, strategy, user experience, sales, social media, customer service and more.
Human Resources
Our human resources team ensures that employees have everything they need to succeed personally and professionally.
Administration and Operations
Administration and operations teams support a number of departments throughout the organization.
Legal and Compliance
Excellence in compliance is a top priority at Protective, and we‘re seeking outstanding individuals to join our team.
Project Management
Our dedicated project management team is responsible for working with teams and partners across the organization.
Actuarial and Risk Management
Actuarial and risk management teams are responsible for the measurement and management of risk and uncertainty.
Diversity, equity and inclusion

We believe all people should have the opportunity to thrive. We are committed to strengthening our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by growing and developing our people, attracting diverse talent and supporting strong, diverse communities.

Diversity and inclusion
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What is it like to work at Protective?
We asked our teammates to describe a day in the life at Protective. Find out what they had to say and read more about why they chose to become a protector. 
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Benefits

When our team of protectors is healthy and happy, we believe our overall work environment is improved. With our comprehensive program, our teammates are able to take care of their health needs, plan for retirement and build the right balance in work and their personal lives. The following are some of the benefits available upon meeting eligibility requirements.
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Join Protective in four simple steps

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Apply
Simply apply online, and we will email you to confirm that we've received your application.
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Application evaluation
We'll review your application. If you're a fit for the position and the hiring manager's needs, we'll reach out to you.
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Interviews
For candidates that appear to match our needs, we'll reach out and schedule an interview with a member of our management team.
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Candidate selection
Candidates who are selected will receive an offer. But even if you're not selected, we'll keep your information on file and reach out if we find another role that matches your profile.
 
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Ready to apply?

Visit our job listings page to explore available opportunities at Protective.

Protective is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the talents of a diverse and inclusive workforce. The Company does not discriminate, and does not tolerate discrimination, against any employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, or any other legally protected status. For additional information regarding your rights, please review the EEOC is the Law notice provided by the United States Department of Labor.