Aviation Underwriter

Location
Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary
Competitive Based On Experience
Posted
Aug 28, 2019
Closes
Oct 27, 2019
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Full Time

Hallmark Financial is a specialty property and casualty insurance holding company with a diversified portfolio of insurance products written on a national platform. With six insurance subsidiaries and offices in Dallas/Fort Worth, San Antonio, Chicago, Jersey City and Atlanta, Hallmark Financial markets, underwrites and services over $650 million annually in commercial and personal insurance premiums in select markets. Hallmark Financial is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and its common stock is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol "HALL."

As Hallmark continues to grow, we strive to find talented, innovative and creative professionals to join our team. We offer very competitive compensation and benefit packages combined with a team atmosphere that encourages independent initiative and professional growth.

Position Summary
The individual works under general supervision to underwrite aviation insurance accounts and to market aviation insurance products to our producing agents

Job Description
Receive, analyze and evaluate aviation insurance account submissions
Using company guidelines, apply appropriate rules and rates to prepare and release insurance quotations for aviation risks.
Accept (bind) or decline risks on behalf of the company.
Communicate with the company’s producing agents to service new and in force accounts.
Market the company’s aviation insurance products to current and new producing agents.  Some travel required.

Individual is required to perform the duties outlined above within company guidelines and individual underwriting authority with little or no direct supervision.  Risks that fall outside of standard guidelines or individual underwriting authority must be approved by a supervisor.

 

 

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 
Private or Commercial Pilot Certificate or equivalent experience in an aviation related field.
Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
3 to 5 years experience in the aviation insurance industry.

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written/ verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills and presentation abilities with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Ability to independently manage priorities
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Customer service oriented
  • Advanced skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  

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