Underwriting Trainee

Location Name NC, Greensboro - 7823 National Service Road
Date Posted
1 month ago(10/20/2021 1:43 PM)
Berkley Key Risk Management
Primary Location

Company Details

Key Risk, a member of Berkley Insurance Company, is a leading provider of workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the eastern United States. With a sole focus on workers compensation, Key Risk works with Key Alliance agents, insurance clients, self-insured employers, and the injured workers they support to create solutions specific to their needs. Enriching each client's risk management strategies, Key Risk creates and executes comprehensive solutions proven to protect people, support business, and exceed expectations.


Committed to delivering better outcomes and industry leading service, Key Risk operates from headquarters in Greensboro, NC and through regional offices and territory-dedicated staff in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. This regional approach provides agents and clients with the benefit of working with experts who have first-hand knowledge of the local workers compensation market.


Key Risk is committed to fostering a professional work environment for all its employees. Through an ongoing commitment to innovation, continuous improvement and education, Key Risk attracts and retains associates with a unique blend of workers compensation expertise and a passion for excellence. We are proud to have been recognized among Business Insurance's Best Places to Work in 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017 and most recently in 2021.


Click here to learn more about working at Key Risk.


Key Risk is looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants to learn our underwriting appetite and approach.  The training program will include shadowing territory underwriting managers in performance of their tasks and visits with agents to observe their interactions.  Another component of the training plan includes rotation assignments with various departments, including risk management, claims, compliance and corporate marketing to understand how these departments work together to achieve the best level of service and outcomes for the client and Key Risk.   


Key functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Frequent interaction with agents, policyholders, and insurance rating organizations as necessary, to give and receive information, to market business, and to make presentations to promote company business and image.
  • Frequent interaction with Client Service Executives, Risk Management Specialists, Regional Vice Presidents, IT staff, Policyholder Services Representatives, Premium Auditors, other Underwriters and functional areas as needed to give and receive information or to provide instruction and solve problems.
  • Actively involved in development, such as pursuit of professional designations.
  • Successful completion of training plan.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Risk Management & Insurance, Finance, Economics, or Mathematics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Curiosity and desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Committed to highest standards of ethical behavior, honesty and integrity
  • Commitment to increasing knowledge of workers compensation

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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