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Production Underwriter (Remote) United States

Selective Insurance

Selective Insurance United States United States

2 weeks ago

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Our Business...

Selective is a midsized U.S. domestic property and casualty insurance company with a history of strong financial performance for over 95 years. Focused on exceptional employee and customer experience, we are frequently recognized for awards and honors, including being named to Forbes’ 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance list.

Our Culture

We genuinely care about each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Our leaders actively champion career development and invite us to voice unique ideas and diverse perspectives. If that sounds appealing, we think you would feel inspired on our team to achieve and be rewarded for extraordinary results.

Exciting new opportunity for an experienced underwriting professional looking to expand their exposure to different territories, policies and agencies within the Western Region! This newly created role will help manage agency relationships and underwrite new business submission activity in various open territories for both small and middle market business as needed in the region. This critical position will interact heavily with Selective agents, varied corporate personnel, and other regional team members. If you like variety, you’ll want to check this one out! This role is remote preferably within the state of Arizona.

• Works with agents to write new profitable business and achieve agency goals. Ensures continuity when vacancies occur and ensures a high level of satisfaction and agency support. Assist busy AMS with overflow.
• May market and underwrite large accounts according to acceptable underwriting criteria, proper classification, and adherence to company underwriting standards and philosophy.
• Makes consistent underwriting decisions, adheres to company pricing philosophies and promotes ease of doing business with Selective. Provides world-class communication and service via digital technology.
• Monitors agency results and follows up with agent on new business opportunities, growth/profitability/share of wallet and compliance with company’s initiatives, procedures, and policies. Provides leadership in finding solutions to problems and ways to exploit opportunities.
• Develop professional working relationship with agent, regional underwriting and claim teams and corporate departments.
• Keeps two-way communication between agent and company continuously open and viable and encourages agent usage of all Selective systems, including CLAS, PLUS and e-Select.
• Keeps abreast of industry developments, new ideas, products, or changes in other carrier philosophies that could positively or adversely affect Selective.
• May assist with other needs within the region, such as assisting with book roll opportunities or with coverage on the small business or large accounts underwriting teams.
• May be responsible for limited automobile travel to assigned agents. Car travel may represent 5% of employees time.

• Highly developed marketing skills.
• Entrepreneurial and hands-on approach.
• Strong technical proficiency in CL underwriting with a broad underwriting background in Construction, CAPS, Manufacturing/Wholesale and Mercantile/Service industries
• Demonstrated superior communication, negotiation & presentation skills.
• Must be a high achiever with superior organizational skills who is self-motivated, pro-active, flexible, and able to work independently.
• Must be able to maximize technology to ensure high productivity (must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and all internal business related software).
• Strong focus on results.
• Must have valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing and be able to drive an automobile.
• College degree preferred with 5+ years of underwriting, marketing or field underwriting experience.
• 3+ years of Agency Management experience preferred.

Salary Range for Production Underwriter: $80,000.00-$132,100.00, with a sales incentive bonus plan. The actual base salary is based on geographic location, and the range is representative of salaries for this role throughout Selective's footprint. Additional considerations include the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. That means we respect and value every individual’s unique opinions, beliefs, abilities, and perspectives. We are committed to promoting a welcoming culture that celebrates diverse talent, individual identity, different points of view and experiences – and empowers employees to contribute new ideas that support our continued and growing success. Building a highly engaged team is one of our core strategic imperatives, which we believe is enhanced by diversity, equity, and inclusion. We expect and encourage all employees and all of our business partners to embrace, practice, and monitor the attitudes, values, and goals of acceptance; address biases; and foster diversity of viewpoints and opinions.

Selective maintains a drug-free workplace
United States

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