Career Opportunity
Position: Underwriter I - Personal LinesJob ID: 12-040
Company Name: Collectibles Insurance ServicesDepartment: Underwriting
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PAEmployment Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 6/5/2013Relocation Provided: No



In this position you will develop profitable collectibles insurance business and maintain relationships with insureds and/or assigned agents. The incumbent will utilize and comply with the company’s Underwriting, Actuarial, Operations, Financial, Marketing, Reinsurance, Systems, Claims and Legal functions.  The individual will manage and develop underwriting aspects of relationships including visitation to present our Collectibles products and underwriting appetite, production and profitability.


Position & Responsibilities:

  • Select, price, quote, or decline new property business referred in accordance with company underwriting guidelines utilizing sound underwriting judgment
  • Review, price, and manage renewal business in accordance with company guidelines
  • Service existing accounts through the evaluation of endorsement requests
  • Maintain service standards on new submissions; provide same day turn-around on phone calls and emails
  • Work collaboratively with other Underwriters to maintain 24 hour response time on new submissions
  • Partner and maintain collaborative business relationships with insureds and appointed agents to develop, grow and underwrite a profitable book of business
  • Handle business within prescribed authority grant and underwriting guidelines
  • Develop familiarity and proficiency in company tools and systems utilized in servicing business and monitoring production and loss ratio
  • Participate in other projects as assigned


Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years underwriting experience in either personal lines or within the Property and Casualty industry;
  • Current agents license required
  • Prior experience in an underwriting supervisory capacity preferred
  • Insurance coursework beneficial
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be team-oriented
  • National travel required
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred
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