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Commercial Field Underwriter - Illinois (Resident)

at Acuity Cloud Solutions

Posted: 2/5/2019
Job Reference #: 2162
Categories: Insurance

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-IL-Chicagoland
    Job ID
    2019-2162
    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. Acuity's Commercial Field Underwriter will enthusiastically promote Acuity commercial products to ensure strong growth of profitable business within the Northern Illinois territory.

    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