Acuity

Commercial Field Underwriter - Louisville, Kentucky

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-1748
Category
Commercial Lines Underwriting

Overview

Acuity is seeking a Commercial Field Underwriter to quote and issue new commercial accounts for a selected group of committed agents.  To enthusiastically sell Acuity commercial products.  To ensure strong growth of profitable business within an assigned territory of Louisville, Kentucky. 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Visits each agency on a regular basis with the purpose of soliciting new business and enhancing agency relationships
  • Must be prepared to inspect a risk and to immediately make acceptability and pricing decisions.  All the agency's prospects submitted should be reviewed.
  • Make appropriate selection and pricing decisions consistent with Acuity goals for growth and profitability
  • Keep abreast of all company underwriting policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as events affecting the industry
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Recommend additional coverages or options to make our proposals more responsive to the insured's needs
  • Encourage and assist in the production of profitable commercial business by maintaining an excellent working relationship with agents and other Acuity personnel 
  • Ability to operate automobile
  • Ability to operate computer keyboard
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or equivalent experience.  CPCU, CIC or similar insurance designations preferred. 

 

EXPERIENCE: 

Minimum of five years of commercial underwriting experience.   

                       

OTHER:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively sell Acuity
  • Ability to communicate unpopular decisions tactfully
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic
  • Goal oriented

 This position is classified as exempt

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