Underwriter - Personal Lines

Employer
Tower Hill Insurance Group
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jun 05, 2019
Closes
Jul 20, 2019
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance

SUMMARY

Tower Hill Insurance Group has an exciting opportunity for a talented Personal Lines Underwriter who enjoys intellectual challenge and seeks a rewarding career with a company that is experiencing growth. The Personal Lines Underwriter is a key individual whose focus is customer service and building relationships with our Agents through telephone interactions and written communications. Primary duties include a balanced responsibility for underwriting new business and renewal policies, endorsements and helping to maintain a profitable in-force book of business based on Underwriting Guidelines. The position requires strong communication, time management and decision-making skills

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews insurance applications and endorsements to evaluate submissions information required to accept or reject new policies based on underwriting guidelines.
  • Assesses risk quality for in-force book of business through renewal review process to ensure compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
  • Research and follow through with requests for missing information from agency partners.
  • Communicates daily with agents via telephone, internal diary and email to assist in risk placement and rating, to obtain information and answer agent inquiries.
  • Maintains a high level of customer service.
  • Communicates with field reps and other insurance or inspection companies to obtain information, answer inquiries, or explain company underwriting policies.
  • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers / coworkers including, Actuary, Marketing, IT and Claims in order to attract and retain profitable business.
  • Interprets and explains products and services.
  • Travel periodically to assigned field.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to other team members.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 1 year or less industry experience; or 1 - 4 years industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Contribute to team discussions
  • Become proficient with all tools and technologies
  • Be open with new ideas or proposals
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Adaptable to change
  • Excellent customer focus

 TOWER HILL’S TOTAL COMPENSATION PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual merit reviews and bonus potential
  • Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Paid PTO and holidays
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • State of the Art work out facility (Corporate office)
  • Business casual dress, and more 

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