Commercial Field Underwriter - Montana

Location
Bozeman, Montana
Salary
Salary range for this position is $75,000 - $160,000 annually based on experience
Posted
Aug 12, 2022
Closes
Oct 11, 2022
Ref
COMME002429
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Full Time

Acuity is seeking a Commercial Field Underwriter to quote and issue new commercial accounts for a selected group of committed agents. Acuity's Commercial Field Underwriter will enthusiastically promote Acuity commercial products to ensure strong growth of profitable business within a territory consisting of agencies located in both Montana and Wyoming. Residency preference is the Bozeman or Billings Montana areas to be able to service both Montana and Wyoming agencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Visits each agency on a regular basis with the purpose of soliciting new business and enhancing agency relationships

  • Must be prepared to inspect a risk and to immediately make acceptability and pricing decisions.  All the agency's prospects submitted should be reviewed.

  • Make appropriate selection and pricing decisions consistent with Acuity goals for growth and profitability

  • Keep abreast of all company underwriting policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as events affecting the industry

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Recommend additional coverages or options to make our proposals more responsive to the insured's needs

  • Encourage and assist in the production of profitable commercial business by maintaining an excellent working relationship with agents and other Acuity personnel 

  • Ability to operate computer keyboard

  • Be available to travel throughout the assigned territory as well as occasional travel to other territories as needed
  • Maintains valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record to operate a corporate vehicle
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or equivalent experience.  CPCU, CIC or similar insurance designations preferred. 

EXPERIENCE: 

Minimum of five years of commercial underwriting experience is preferred.                        

OTHER:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively sell Acuity

  • Ability to communicate unpopular decisions tactfully

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic

  • Goal oriented

This position is classified as exempt

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.