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Insurance Production Underwriter

Location: Ft. Pierce, FL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00
Date: 5/8/2017
Job ID: 02480681
Job Description
 
Insurance Production Underwriter - Personal lines, Ft. Pierce, Florida location.  Requires experience in underwriting Homeowner Insurance and knowledge of and working with Independent Insurance Agencies in Florida. 

Underwriting Expertise
  • Analyzes new and renewal homeowner insurance applications; including reviewing, providing quotes and binding in accordance with the underwriting standards as provided by the Company and the carriers.
  • Assists with internal and carrier audits.
  • Reviews inspections on higher exposure risks and drives underwriting actions as required.
  • Demonstrates technical underwriting skills through strategic, thorough account reviews, and file documentation, including underwriting decisions, approvals, correspondence, and follow-ups.
 
Relationship Management and selling
  • Actively engages with business development to create strong agency relationships.
  • Actively engages with users to negotiate and close unsold new business quotes.
  • Identifies cross-sell opportunities by explaining features, advantages and disadvantages of various policies to deliver and promote the sale of comprehensive insurance solutions to the agents/users.
  • Makes regular in office visits to further strengthen the Orchid brand and agency relationships.
 

Requirements:

  • Active 220 or 20-44 insurance license.
  • High school diploma/GED; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in homeowner's personal lines underwriting.
  • Solid understanding of concepts, practices and procedures of Admitted and/or Excess and Surplus Personal Lines underwriting.
  • Proven ability to sell and influence external business partners through digital media (phone, email, chat, text, etc.).
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external business partners.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.
The Butlers Company • 2451 McMullen Booth Rd. • Oakbrook Tower • Suite 200 • Clearwater, FL 33759
Phone: 727.725.1065 • Fax: 727.725.0389 •
kbutler@butlerscompany.com