• Production Underwriter

    Location US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Edmonds | US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Bellevue | US-WA-Tacoma
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2019 4:24 PM)
    Job ID
    25782
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    Up to 30%
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work. 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.


    The Specialty Human Services Division (SHS) partners with independent retail agents and brokers to address the coverage needs and loss exposures of more than 15,000 human and social service organizations across the country. SHS has earned the nationwide reputation as a premier carrier in this sector.

    SHS is currently searching for a Production Underwriter to help us to continue to grow our Social Service business unit. This individual will be responsible for developing agency relationships, underwriting selection, and soliciting profitable property and casualty business.

     

    The right candidate will excel at developing strong relationships with internal and external customers, have proficient underwriting skills, and be responsible for generating new business. 

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • We are seeking candidates with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-5 years of commercial property and casualty underwriting and/or marketing experience. Experience with human services and accounts preferred. Proficient with underwriting concepts, practices and procedures is a plus. 
    • 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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