Marketing Underwriter

P&C Underwriting United States


  • Job Category:

    P&C Underwriting

  • Location:

    United States

  • Job Type:

    Regular

  • Number of Openings:

    1

Description

Position at Tokio Marine HCC

Senior Underwriter – Marketing    

Do you enjoy creative problem-solving and working independently in a collaborative team environment? Do you have experience with EPL Underwriting Franchise Affinity Group (for example, Restaurant Franchise, Pest Control Group, Plumbers)? Strong Marketing Skill is a plus. 

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) provides protection for an employer against claims made by employees, former employees, or prospective employees alleging, among other things: harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, negligent evaluation, failure to employ or promote, wrongful discipline, deprivation of career opportunity, negligent infliction of emotional distress, violations of FMLA, ADA, USERRA and other similar laws. Tokio Marine HCC's underwriters were among the first to develop an EPLI program and are located in several offices across the country with decades of combined experience.  
 
This is a market-facing production underwriting role on a close-knit team of highly motivated and productive individuals. You will be responsible for underwriting new and renewal business and developing relationships with our key customers to achieve our teams’ shared objectives. You will need to be able to operate with minimal supervision yet know when to seek guidance or approval, have a willingness to speak up and promote positive change, be results-oriented, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.   

Position Overview

The Senior Underwriter will be responsible for compliance with underwriting guidelines, mentoring, educating, and developing a staff of Underwriters. Additionally, performs quality control review to ensure compliance with company risk appetite, procedures, and reinsurance guidelines; sets the right example by providing quality care/service to clients; and works closely with Marketing and product development to ensure the company is meeting the product and pricing needs of our customers.   
 
Performance Objectives     
  • Monitor the production and underwriting function for an underwriting team dedicated to a specific product(s).  
  • Ensure compliance with both Lloyd's of London underwriting guidelines and internal underwriting.  
  • Ensure that internal underwriting guidelines are current and approved by Vice President.  
  • Approve risks for staff that are within Underwriting Authority.  
  • Decline risks that do not meet underwriting guidelines.  
  • Decrease the value of the policy when risk is substandard and specify applicable endorsements and/or apply the rating to ensure risk selection.  
  • Evaluate the possibility of losses due to catastrophe exposure.  
  • Examine documents to determine degrees of risk from such factors as applicant information, loss history, and risk management practices.  
  • Communicate with producers to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain the company underwriting policies.  
  • Analyze financial data.  
  • Follow insurance laws.  
  • Manage workflow and delegate to staff as needed.  
  • Make recommendations for procedural changes as needed.  
  • Provide support to the Vice President of Underwriting for complex and diverse activities.  
  • Fosters productive relationships between Cyber & Professional Lines Group and various brokers.  
  • Write business correspondence.  
  • Interface with peers, senior management, and other Cyber & Professional Lines Group team members to further the goals and objectives of the organization.  
   
Experience & Education     
  • A 4-year BA/BS degree in Business, Risk Management, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience  
  • 5 years of relevant and progressive professional experience  
  • Management Liability experience preferred.  
  • EPL Product development, Marketing, and Brooker relationship  
  • Franchise Affinity Group knowledge   
  • Strong Marketing skills a plus
   
Other     
  • Ability to work and lead within a team environment  
  • Portrays a good work ethic and positive attitude  
  • Performs multiple tasks and adjusts priorities quickly, as needed  
  • Possess and have the ability to apply broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy  
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously  
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable areas of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment  
  • Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)  
   
Travel Expectations     
  • May require travel outside of the work location up to 25% of the time both locally and out of state.  
   
  Colorado, New York, Washington, California & Connecticut Residents Only   
For candidates working in person or remotely in the Below locations, the reasonable pay range for this specific position is Mt. Kisco, NY, New York, NY, or Jersey City, NJ , Washington State $83,200 -$117,500 annually, Connecticut $81,600 -112,200 annually.  The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the Company. The Company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of color, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local pay equity laws. The salary range is the range THMCC, in good faith, believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future, and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. Even within the pay range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market and business considerations.   
   
The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offer a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking an energetic and confident individual to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies are equal-opportunity employers. Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.
  
 
   
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