H.W. Kaufman Group

Underwriter- Commercial Lines

Location US-NC-Charlotte
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Burns & Wilcox
ID
2020-4927

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Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits, telemarketing and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners
  • Evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing
  • Develop and submit underwriting referrals, where required, to company brokerage facilities and Burns & Wilcox management
  • Monitor key metrics, such as, new business hit ratio, renewal retention ratio, premium growth, and loss ratio, formulating corrective action where necessary
  • Mentor and train Assistant Underwriters as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years of multi-line underwriting experience, excess & surplus experience preferred
  • Strong sales and marketing skills a must, business acumen, interest in continued education and professional development
  • Insurance license, CPCU, CIC or comparable designations preferred
     

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

  • Competitive base compensation & highly lucrative sales incentive bonus plan
  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company

Burns & Wilcox is the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager. In 1969, the late Herbert W. Kaufman recognized an opportunity to fill a void in the industry by establishing Burns & Wilcox as a wholesale brokerage and underwriting organization that would provide brokers and agents with unique access to a variety of insurance markets and help place their specialty risks. Today under the leadership of Mr. Kaufman’s son, Alan Jay Kaufman, that entrepreneurial spirit is thriving as Burns & Wilcox offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance agents of all sizes, from the large alphabet houses to the more than 30,000 brokers and agent partners worldwide. 

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