Associate Underwriter

  • Breckenridge Insurance
  • Dallas, TX

Job Summary

The Underwriter is responsible for working with retail agents and carriers to obtain specialized insurance coverage for insureds. The Underwriter will meet growth, profit and production initiatives by developing positive and productive business relationships with retail agents, producers, carriers, co-workers and others.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage a book of new and renewal accounts by evaluating the viability of accounts through opportunity assessment and requesting information from retail agents as needed to ensure a thorough and accurate review of accounts
  • Underwrite accounts based on designated contract authorities and/or submit risks to carriers to consider risks outside of authority
  • Review requests to bind coverage to ensure accuracy before processing
  • Set and attain goals for book management, including production, agency visits, product updates, collection, hit ratios, legal environment and market changes
  • Manage and cultivate new and existing relationships with business partners to secure and expand recurring revenue streams
  • Use underwriting discipline to manage loss ratios based on carrier expectations
  • Provide timely and accurate monthly and quarterly forecasting to management
  • Participate in and support an interdependent cross sell environment
  • Effectively offer solutions to business challenges inside area of focus

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in insurance, risk management, business or related field
  • At least three years of commercial lines insurance underwriting experience with a focus on property.
  • Experience in MGA/MGU strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use technology effectively and efficiently
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).

If you are a self-motivated, results-oriented professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment, please send your cover letter (including salary requirement) and resume to our Human Resources department.

EOE / Qualified veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to mmccullough@breckgrp.com

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