• Production Underwriter or Trainee

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 3:33 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    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.


    Great American Risk Solutions is currently searching for a Commercial Underwriter in our Cincinnati, OH home office. This individual will be responsible for developing agency relationships, underwriting selection, and soliciting profitable E&S property nationwide. The right candidate will excel at developing strong relationships with internal and external customers, have proficient underwriting skills, and be responsible for renewals and new business. The person hired for this position will work from our office located in Cincinnati, OH. Individual must be able to travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel.


    • Develops working relationships with assigned agencies within the assigned territory.
    • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
    • Assesses risk quality and determines appropriate recommendations subject to our management and underwriting guidelines.
    • Analyzing financial and risk data of proposed insured's to identify hazards and exposures to determine proper terms to offer including coverage and pricing.
    •  Manages agency relationships, ensuring the delivery, follow-up and servicing requirements of all quotes on new and renewal accounts.
    • Develops retail agency plant within the assigned territory.
    • Provides detailed instructions for administrative staff to process policies and statistical information.


    • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills. Uses communication skills to build trusting relationships and enhance service reputation.
    • Must have strong hands-on experience with various computer systems including rating systems, MS Word and Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Continuing education such as CIC or CPCU designation is a plus.


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