Location: Deerfield, Illinois
Underwrite Brokerage Casualty in Markel's Midwest Region to include reviewing, analyzing, accepting, and declining risks to ensure profitability for Markel. Communicate with underwriting management on individual accounts, current and proposed producers, and make recommendations concerning operations, systems and procedures when appropriate. Underwrite and select new business that will produce an underwriting profit. Review submissions and identify exposure and risk from information provided. Review terms, conditions and pricing. Underwrite renewal business and handle related servicing. Implement corrective measures on renewal accounts as needed. Monitor producers for profitability and production. Market products to producers by coordinating marketing plan with the Underwriting Manager, regional marketing manager, and regional management. Participate in audits and/or underwriting meetings as required.
Minimum 5 years current casualty underwriting expertise in surplus lines.
Proven, recent expertise in underwriting casualty business.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Proven excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility.
Four year college degree and/or CPCU or similar designation preferred.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
PC literate with emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Must be a team player that enjoys a flexible and spontaneous business environment.
Up to 25% travel.
State or Province