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Financial Products Underwriter Trainee

Financial Products Underwriter Trainee

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Full Time
Travel Percentage 
Up to 30%

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Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


Our Fidelity and Crime Division underwrites fidelity and crime policies throughout the U.S. for mercantile businesses, financial institutions, and governmental entities. Products include employee dishonesty, forgery, theft, computer fraud and kidnap, ransom and extortion coverage.  These coverages are offered for diverse classes of business including specialized industries such as gaming, security guards, check cashers, and program business.


We are currently searching for an Underwriter / Account Executive Trainee for our Windsor, CT office.  The role of the Account Executive is to market, underwrite and produce profitable Fidelity and Crime business on a national basis in accordance with Company objectives and policies.  This is a salaried position and not commissioned sales.


  • Production: Evaluate account information, underwrite and price assigned book of business within authority guidelines.
  • Customer Service: Communicate directly with agents / brokers, develop and maintain strong relationships, promptly issue quotations, policies and endorsements.
  • Travel is required on a national basis, up to 30% of the time, including overnight travel.
  • Profitability: Evaluate assigned book of business to maintain divisional profitability. Evaluate agents and brokers potential for new business.


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum 0-3 years of business experience.
  • Insurance experience is a plus
  • High level of organizational skills, ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in PC based programs and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be open to travel up to 30% of the time, including some overnight travel.

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