SECURA Insurance

Commercial Lines Underwriter (Trucking Emphasis)

US-WI-Appleton
5 months ago
Job ID
2042
Job Grade
Grade 8
Category
Commercial Lines - Underwriter

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain profitable Commercial Lines book of business.
  • Select accounts according to SECURA’s underwriting guidelines.
  • Routinely monitor trucking industry publications and trends.
  • Participate and lead efforts on trucking projects that will ensure long term profitability of the book.
  • Generate new business sales and increase renewal retention through developing and maintaining agency relationships.
  • Negotiate appropriate pricing of accounts to ensure profitability.
  • Monitor growth and profitability of appointed territory.
  • Assist the Market Managers in agency relationships by recruiting and appointing new agencies, rehabilitating and canceling poor performing agencies, soliciting book rollovers, and developing an annual agency plan.
  • Agency visits, as needed.
  • Commitment to staying current with insurance industry developments by attending seminars and/or participating in insurance-related classes.
  • Willingness to coach/mentor underwriting staff with less experience.

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL:

  • Excellent understanding of commercial property and casualty coverages and endorsements.
  • Superior customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Great problem-solving and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, and decision-making skills.

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Three to five years of multiline commercial middle-market underwriting experience.
  • Minimum of five years commercial trucking underwriting experience with thorough knowledge of the transportation industry, coverage features, and pricing techniques.
  • AU, CPCU, or ARM designations either completed or in progress.

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