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Sr. Regional Production Underwriter - Ohio (Field)

Sr. Regional Production Underwriter - Ohio (Field)

Job ID 
2017-1665
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-OH
Posted Date 
12/12/2017
Category 
Underwriting
Travel 
50%
Company Car Provided? 
Yes

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Overview

 

 

Founded in 1946, United Fire Group (UFG) is a super regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. UFG was named one of “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” by Forbes for 2015, 2016 and 2017..

 

UFG is seeking a senior regional production underwriter in the state of Ohio to write profitable business for the Midwest Region. This person will have the unique opportunity to establish a presence for UFG in Ohio and build strong relationships with the independent agency force.

 

We expect this person to support our corporate mission of providing exceptional service and insurance protection for businesses, families and individuals.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong analytical skills to evaluate new submissions for acceptability within company underwriting parameters. Visit insured’s and potential insured’s place of business to better access acceptability and aid agent in the placing of commercial accounts. Make regular agency calls to assess growth and profitability of agents in their territory. In conjunction with marketing you may be called upon to perform the following:

  • Prospect and appoint new agents in the territory
  • Assist agents in answering questions and requests
  • Promote a good image for UFG
  • Provide good service
  • Submit weekly call, itinerary and expense reports in a timely manner.

UFG invites you to apply to find a career full of opportunities!

 

 

Responsibilities

 

We expect this person to support our corporate mission of providing exceptional service and insurance protection for businesses, families and individuals.

 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong analytical skills to evaluate new submissions for acceptability within company underwriting parameters. Visit insured’s and potential insured’s place of business to better access acceptability and aid agent in the placing of commercial accounts. Make regular agency calls to assess growth and profitability of agents in their territory. In conjunction with marketing you may be called upon to perform the following:

  • Prospect and appoint new agents in the territory
  • Assist agents in answering questions and requests
  • Promote a good image for UFG
  • Provide good service
  • Submit weekly call, itinerary and expense reports in a timely manner.
  • Evaluating risks and coverages
  • Traveling approximately three days per week

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent insurance experience with the INS (General Insurance) designation,
  • Four or more years of commercial lines underwriting experience
  • Risk evaluation skills and solid insurance contract knowledge and
  • Effective communication skills, good negotiation skills and excellent human relations skills.
  • The ideal candidate must have their CIC or AU designation or is making significant progress towards earning the CPCU designation.
  • Must have valid driver's license

 

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