Sr. Underwriter

Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Closes
May 27, 2018
Ref
1175#GIJ--CopperPoint.1
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Overview

CopperPoint Insurance Companies is seeking an Sr.Underwriter. The ideal candidate will the support the short and long-term business strategies to effectively achieve profit and growth objectives through sound underwriting and effective agency marketing for their assigned territory. The Underwriter is also responsible for partnering and collaborating with their respective CopperPoint agency marketing representative to drive profitable growth.

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes commercial accounts to make sound decisions based on individual risk characteristics, exposure analysis, hazard recognition and controls.
  • Adheres to individual authority levels.
  • Prices business according to company underwriting and pricing guidelines.
  • Must balance effective pricing and risk selection that produces profit and growth while maintaining successful producer relations.
  • Communicates with agency personnel on underwriting issues including declinations, cancellations, exposure concerns and loss control survey results.
  • Present new and renewal proposals to agency personnel.
  • Maintains the highest level of customer service internally and externally.
  • Collaborates with their marketing representative on agency production goals.
  • Meets with agency personnel on a regular basis to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships.
  • In collaboration with their marketing representative must be able to hold the agency accountable for flow, hit ratio, new business and retention goals.
  • Educating the agency staff on company products, services and underwriting philosophy.
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience underwriting and marketing all lines of commercial business; i.e. workers compensation, property, general liability, auto, umbrella, etc.
  • Strong sales and marketing skills are required. Must be able to qualify opportunities and close deals.
  • Teamwork, communication and negotiation skills are required.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to partner effectively with the Underwriting Assistant.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate-level knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point software.)
  • Education:
  • Bachelors Degree and 6 years of experience underwriting all lines of commercial business preferred.
  • Certificates are considered a plus:Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU)Associate in Risk Management (ARM)Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC)
  • About CopperPoint Insurance Companies: Rated A- "Excellent" by A.M. Best, is the state's premier provider of workers compensation insurancePromotes a culture of workplace safety statewide via partnerships and trainingIs 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.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies:

Rated A- "Excellent" by A.M. Best, is the state's premier provider of workers compensation insurance

CopperPoint has begun to offer other additional commercial insurance products as well as offering workers compensation insurance in other Western states Promotes a culture of workplace safety statewide via partnerships and training

In 2017, 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.


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