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Associate Underwriter

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Atlanta, GA, United States

Posted on
Jan 14,2020

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Associate Underwriter
Hallmark Financial is a specialty property and casualty insurance holding company with a diversified portfolio of insurance products written on a national platform. With six insurance subsidiaries and offices in Dallas, San Antonio, Chicago, Jersey City and Atlanta, Hallmark Financial markets, underwrites and services over $650 million annually in commercial and personal insurance premiums in select markets. Hallmark Financial is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and its common stock is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol HALL.
As Hallmark continues to grow, we strive to find talented, innovative and creative professionals to join our team. We offer very competitive compensation and benefit packages combined with a team atmosphere that encourages independent initiative and professional growth.
Position
: Associate Underwriter
Summary/Objective
Associate Underwriter is a staff trainee position working closely with other members of the underwriting department to become technically competent with underwriting operations, policies and procedures. This position is involved in reviewing, appraising and recommending applications for insurance for acceptance, setting conditions for or to denying coverage. It is also involved in handling questions from brokers received via telephone and email. Upon successful and satisfactory completion of training, the Associate Underwriter will be eligible for an underwriting position.
Core Functions:
Under the direction and supervision of Department Head and assigned Team members:
Learns to evaluate the experience of a risk against the class of business under review.
Learns to evaluate loss potential due to catastrophe, severity and/or frequency.
Learns to rate policies or reviews previously rated policies for proper rating.
Learns to utilize knowledge of automated systems to develop information for new or renewal policies.
Learns to prepare quotations for agent and helps underwriter answer questions from agents, policyholder or prospects.
Learns to assists agents with comments or questions about applications and the likelihood of acceptance by the company.
Learns to review and processes requests for cancellation, endorsement, etc.
Learns to review policies for renewal consideration.
Competencies
Independent Learner and Self-Starter
Efficient in MS Office Products including Outlook, XCEL and Word.
Effective oral and written skills
Must have exceptional interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Preferred Area of concentration
risk management
marketing
communications
business

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