Berkley

  • Small Commercial Production Underwriter

    Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 300
    ID
    2019-2231
    Date Posted
    1 week ago(1/14/2019 12:41 PM)
    Company
    Berkley Mid-Atlantic Grp
    Primary Location
    US-VA-Glen Allen
    Loc2
    PA, Harrisburg - 4811 Jonestown Road
    Loc3
    OH, Columbus - 4449 Easton Way
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (BMAG) is a property & casualty insurance carrier serving the Mid-Atlantic, a member of W.R. Berkley Corporate (NYSE: WRB), one of the largest property casualty insurance holding companies in the United States. We are backed by the strength of a large fortune 500 corporation and operate with the closeness and flexibility of a small company. We exclusively work with select independent agents to insure the future of business.

     

    Our leadership encourages a culture that empowers employees to question the status quo and seek innovative ways to continue to exceed the expectations of our customers. We believe our strength comes from building an exceptional team that embraces collaboration, growth and ownership. If you share our vision and want to work for an organization that values your contributions, we want to hear from you!

    Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Manage a territory of select, independent agents.  The Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group strives to build strong, deep relationships with a limited number of agencies in each geography. 
    • Build and maintain proactive agency relationships to increase production in small commercial. 
    • Cultivate and underwrite new business opportunities through personal meetings (proactive, planned calls) with agents
    • Grow premium volume in assigned territory through existing relationships as well as new agency relationships
    • Proactively develop marketing plans and new business generation opportunities with partnered agencies
    • Proactively seek competitor intelligence and pricing in assigned territory and make recommendations to ensure BMAG’s product offering continues to be relevant and differentiated in the market
    • Evaluate prospective profitability of potential business submissions in agents’ offices and make justifiable pre-qualification decisions
    • Underwrite agency submissions and deliver win-win outcomes for BMAG and our agency partners
    • Train, and advocate for BMAG agency collaboration tools like our quote systems, agency portal and online endorsement capabilities
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • Prefer 3-5 years of experience Small Commercial Underwriting and Sales.
    • Willingness to travel 2-3 days each week as territory requires; Typical week would include 3 days in office underwriting and 2 days traveling territory 
    • Demonstrated ability to influence internal and external customers
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and build a book of business
    • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management
    • The role can be located in either loctions: 

      Richmond VA

      Pittsburgh PA

      Harrisburg PA

      Columbus OH

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