H.W. Kaufman Group

Associate Underwriter

Location US-FL-Lake Mary
Category
Underwriting
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Burns & Wilcox
ID
2020-5029

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Responsibilities

When someone needs insurance coverage for the unique, the unusual, or the unconventional, they come to Burns & Wilcox. Our Assistant Underwriters directly service a book of business under the supervision of an Underwriter, offering the opportunity to learn the specialty insurance business and career advancements into an Underwriter role.  Interested? Join our team! 

  • Service a book of business under the direct supervision of an underwriter
  • Log applications, prepare binders, and process policies and endorsements
  • Bind risk, post the invoice and process technical data
  • Screen renewal applications and send out renewal letters; perform some of the underwriting and prepare quotes for underwriter approval
  • Assist with new business development
  • Order and follow up on inspections and handle endorsement requests and referrals for the underwriter
  • Manage relationships with retail agents and follow up on any outstanding information needed to complete the underwriting file

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Insurance experience in underwriting and/or brokerage support with excess & surplus lines preferred
  • Sales & marketing experience preferred
  • Be technologically savvy and data driven

 

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • 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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