Recreational Marine Underwriter

Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Date Posted
1 month ago(10/26/2021 7:40 PM)
Berkley One
Primary Location

Company Details



Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We’ll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.


Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.


Berkley One, a Berkley company, is hiring for the position of Recreational Marine Underwriter. The position reports to the Recreational Marine Product/Underwriting Manager.


This role will be responsible for transactional underwriting and functions associated with underwriting risks on behalf of Berkley One.


  • Review and approve new business, endorsements and renewals that fall within underwriting authority and company guidelines. Refer risks that fall outside authority or guidelines.
  • Review risk management reports to identify and recommend risk management solutions and requirements.
  • Provide pro-active quote coaching for agents on new business submissions; align and convert referred accounts to new business.
  • Recommend service and risk management solutions at new line and other points of the underwriting transaction with agent/broker.
  • Manage book of business as it grows ensuring high quality and profitability of business.
  • Anticipate insured and agent needs and find service solutions.
  • Collaborate with Distribution, Marketing and Customer Service colleagues to ensure alignment and a consistent customer experience.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Previous Recreational Marine, High Net Worth or Personal Lines experience, a plus.
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike.
  • Able to be a pro-active advocate for Berkley Recreational Marine customers and are passionate about their brand experience.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, a communication style flexible to the situation, and able to communicate clearly and with a purpose.
  • Calm under pressure, possessing excellent organizational skills, integrity, and follow-through on tasks, able to challenge the norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
  • You have a strong sense of accountability, fun and adventure.
  • A strong customer service bias with a goal to get to yes. Known for super responsiveness. Able to can say no and preserve relationships.
  • Natural curiosity, a love of learning how things work and always on the lookout for innovative improvements.
  • An analytical mind, a love for diving into the details of an account in order to craft pricing and coverage that meet underwriting guidelines, profitability models and customer needs.
  • Ability to travel as needed, including occasional overnight travel.
  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.


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