Farm & Ranch Underwriter
We are a Property & Casualty Managing General Agency writing 120+ million in annual premium seeking a Farm & Ranch Underwriter to assist in all aspects of underwriting and rating new and renewal Farm, Ranch, and Auto risks.
- Service new business accounts based on a defined set of underwriting guidelines.
- Develop relationships with independent agents by negotiating coverage terms and premiums.
- Assist independent agents with renewal and new business quotes.
- Develop rapport with company underwriters.
- Assist the department in meeting monthly production goals.
- Train agents on products, underwriting appetite systems and submission requirements.
PREFERRED SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:
- High School, Professional designations a plus.
- Minimum of 3 years Commercial or Personal Lines underwriting experience in Company, MGA or Agency environment.
- Self-directed, energetic and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
- Strong organizational and analytical skills.
- Aptitude for critical thinking and problem resolution.
- High level of computer proficiency with experience on insurance company systems. A background with ImageRight a plus but not required.
- Friendly, upbeat personality with strong written and oral communication skills.
- Inherent desire to embrace change and pursue continuous improvement.
- Team player with collaborative attitude.
South & Western General Agency, Inc. has been in business since 1974 and is the Premier Managing General Agency in the mid-south and southwest. We offer employees a pleasant work environment that challenges those who are seeking further career advancement. Our business segments consist of Specialty Personal Lines, Farm & Ranch, Specialty Commercial P&C and Commercial Transportation and are only distributed through retail independent agents.
South & Western is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive base salary and generous bonus program. Our benefits package is outstanding and includes health, dental, disability, 401k and paid time off.
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