H.W. Kaufman Group

Marketing Underwriter

Location US-MI-Farmington Hills | US-TX-Houston | US-GA-Atlanta | US-FL-Tampa | US-LA-Metairie | US-TX-Arlington | US-FL-Lake Mary | US-FL-Miami | US
Job Type
Regular Full-Time


*This position is open to multiple U.S. locations*


Responsible for underwriting Property, Casualty, Inland Marine & Commercial Auto business written via binding authorities issued to a nationwide network of General Agents. Marketing to agency base in order to increase production and profitability of business written.

  • Underwrite new and renewal business for insurance company partners based on underwriting authority and contract guidelines
  • Serve as a contact point for underwriting referrals and enquiries from agents in your designated region
  • Underwrite certain types of insurance that, due to their size or complexity, are required by Atain to be written outside of binding authority facilities granted to agents; this will include evaluating, classifying and rating each risk to determine acceptability, coverage and pricing
  • Work closely with the company’s agents located in your designated region to develop their understanding of the company’s underwriting appetite, philosophy and criteria
  • In conjunction with the underwriting management, work with agents located in your designated region to ensure relationships are developed and strengthened, resulting in increased production of profitable business
  • This will involve regular regional travel and face-to-face marketing at agent’s offices to market Company products and services
  • Mentor and train Assistant Underwriters as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in related work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of Property and Casualty underwriting experience is required, preferably in the Excess and Surplus Lines market with a Carrier
  • Designations such as CPCU, CIC, AU, ARM, CPIW, CWIS or ASLI are preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of Property, Casualty and Inland Marine insurance products
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated history of proactive performance
  • Detail-oriented service professional with the ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Ability to travel: approximately 25% regionally & up to 4 times per year to Corporate HQ

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Flexible, hybrid, and remote work options
  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company

An established national provider of property and casualty insurance, Atain has an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Atain provides national excess and surplus business through wholesale general agents and brokers and also underwrites non-profit D&O, general liability, and commercial multi-peril risks.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The H.W. Kaufman Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


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