United Fire Group

  • Regional Production Underwriter

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 1:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1868
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TN-Nashville
    Category
    Underwriting
    Travel
    50%
    Company Car Provided?
    Yes
  • Overview

    UFG can offer you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially-stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the “2017 Top Workplaces” list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on Forbes’ "America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” list for the fourth year in a row. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

     

    Most important, UFG can offer you a work environment where you can easily see yourself in the big picture from day one. You become part of a successful team that works together to do great things. In addition, we believe in supporting our employees by providing a great benefits plan and allowing our people to develop flexible work hours that align with their personal schedule.

     

    As a regional production underwriter you will be working at an awarded Top Workplace. Here is how you will spend your days: Putting your underwriting and marketing skills sets into daily practice within the insurance realm. You will use your analytical skills to write profitable business within our underwriting parameters. Your marketing skills will assist you to build strong relationships with agency personnel and provide excellent customer service. You can plan to travel an average of three to nine days per quarter to visit assigned agencies. We believe in a team environment; you will have regular contact with marketing representatives, fellow underwriters, raters and loss control colleagues. In addition, your leadership skills will be used to mentor associate underwriters as assigned.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluate insurance coverages and risks
    • Review applications, endorsement requests and renewals for requested limits and coverages
    • Price the risk and secure its proper class
    • Work with marketing to monitor production and loss ratio for each assigned agency
    • Regularly visit agents to maintain strong relationships and market products and services
    • Provide guidance and coaching to other underwriters
    • Submit call reports
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Four-year college degree preferred
    • Must have or be working toward your AU, CIC or CPCU designation
    • Five to seven years commercial lines underwriting experience, with risk evaluation skills and solid insurance contract knowledge
    • Strong analytical thinking

    ATTIBUTES WE SEEK: 

    • Good memory retention levels for detailed work
    • Ability to handle large workload and prioritize to meet deadlines
    • Promote a positive and professional image and develop productive relationships
    • Demonstrate an open-minded, collaborative work style

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