Berkley

  • Personal Jewelry Underwriter

    Location Name WI, Appleton
    ID
    2018-1860
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(9/11/2018 10:18 AM)
    Company
    Berkley Asset Protection
    Primary Location
    US-WI-Appleton
    Loc2
    New York
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    At Berkley Asset Protection, our preferred path to success comes from distinguishing ourselves with the industry’s finest team of underwriters, marketing, and claims professionals, all of whom are empowered to support a portfolio of insurance products that meet the evolving needs of our family of agents and brokers, and their insured clients. Berkley Asset Protection is backed by the resources and 50-year history of W. R. Berkley Corporation. Berkley Asset Protection underwrites business in all 50 states. Through our relationship with W/R/B Underwriting, a London-based affiliate under the Berkley umbrella and a Lloyd’s member, we can service a global clientele.

    Responsibilities

    Personal Jewelry Underwriter for the Berkley Asset Protection digital on-line program.This underwriter will promote profitable written premium growth and favorable loss ratios in accordance with BAPU Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority as it relates to the digital on-line program.

     

    Overall Responsibilities: 

    • Position involves handling both inbound and outbound customer interactions. This comes in nature of direct calls from insureds and potential insureds as well as email correspondence.
    • Evaluation, rating, and pricing of appraisals for New Business risks within company guidelines.
    • Executing on policy changes within authority (endorsements).
    • Development of sales techniques and processes that drive revenue.
    • Processes payments for policyholders including credit card (in accordance with PCI standards) and ACH payment, including payments that fail.
    • Preparation of Declination correspondence to insured (when required).
    • Completion/updating of data entry fields in digital on-line program.
    • Completion of Rating/Review Documents as required.
    • Adherence to BAPU Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority.
    • Communication with and solicitation of additional information from insureds and jewelers when needed.
    • Development, maintenance, and management of assigned agency/jeweler relationships through regular customer contact.
    • Communication of corporate goals, programs, and underwriting policies and procedures.
    • Evaluation of the performance of assigned agency/jeweler relationships to ensure company and agency/jeweler goals are met.
    • Awareness and maintenance of personal production, hit ratios, renewal retention ratios, spread of risk, and other production and quality measures.
    • Coordination of Loss Control services as needed.
    • Act as a liaison with finance/accounting as needed.
    • Management of special projects or program business as needed.
    • Availability to aid in additional workflow processes when needed and subject to supervisor direction.

    Qualifications

    Required Experience:

     

    • Two or more years of insurance industry/related experience and/or training.
    • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other related programs.
    • Strong basic mathematical skills and ability to work with mathmetical concepts such as probablity and statistical inference, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions.

    Education Requirement:

    • Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university (preferred).
    • Property/Casualty Insurance Agents License from the state of Wisconsin OR ability to obtain within 4 months. Continuing education as required to maintain license.

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