Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Phoenix, Arizona
Up to $95,000 a per year plus benefits
Sep 02, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

CopperPoint Insurance Companies is seeking qualified candidates for a Commercial Lines Underwriter.  This position will assist with the launch of our property, general liability, inland marine, umbrella and auto product offerings.


  • Book Development: develop a commercial lines book of business (Property, General Liability and Auto) with assigned agents
  • Agent/Broker Relationships: develops agency relationships to build pipeline, agency intelligence and drives performance to meet and exceed results
  • Cross Sell: operates with an enterprise perspective to identify cross sell opportunities and create growth within other lines of business and customer segments
  • Risk Selection: evaluate and assess accounts by reviewing operations and exposures and determining proper pricing, policy terms and conditions in accordance to underwriting guidelines and authority
  • Book Management: Manage portfolio to achieve premium, profitability and product mix goals
  • Data Analytics: Monitors the LOB underwriting strategy relating to performance metrics, data and insights
  • Product Development: investigate, recommend and assist product development efforts and best practices, including controls and procedures
  • Industry Knowledge: keeps current on state/territory issues, regulations and trends


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of Commercial Property and Casualty Underwriting experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and/or experience with lines of business referenced above
  • Possess strong sales and marketing skills
  • Teamwork, communication and negotiation skills are required
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail  
  • Extensive knowledge of underwriting processes, coverages, and pricing methodology
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of external and/or internal business partners
  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter(CPCU) or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) a plus

 About CopperPoint Insurance Companies:

  • Rated A- "Excellent" by A.M. Best, is the state's premier provider of workers’ compensation insurance
  • Promotes a culture of workplace safety statewide via partnerships and training
  • In 2015, CopperPoint employees reported more than 5,500 hours of volunteer time 
  • Is a four-time winner, Best Places to Work

CopperPoint is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. CopperPoint maintains a drug-free workplace.