New York: Underwriting Assistant

    Underwriting Assistant

    Job Type: Full Time

    Description

    As an Underwriting Assistant you will support a team of management liability underwriters to provide excellent customer service to our broker clients. The primary duties include quoting, binding and policy issuance for new and renewal business, file administration and customer service, enabling underwriters to focus on business production and underwriting quality while assisting in various aspects of the workflow processes.

    Secondary objectives will be to administratively support a small office (e.g., mail, supplies, etc.) as needed and provide marketing and event planning support as needed.

    Essential Functions:

    • Liaise with underwriters to create quotes, binders, non-renewal letters, policies, endorsements and other relevant documents based on underwriting rules and/or guidelines
    • Ensure completeness of all submissions and reach out to brokers as needed for information
    • Liaise with underwriters and brokers as needed to communicate account status and complete outstanding subjectivities
    • Generate broker correspondence in electronic format (e-mail) related to transaction processing
    • Quality control to ensure accuracy of work (e.g., exposure bases, limits, coverage extensions and/or any modifications, data input)
    • Create and maintain electronic files for accounts
    • Generate Loss Runs and facilitate Non-disclosure Agreement negotiations, when requested
    • Rate premium changes for premium bearing change requests
    • Generate reporting on a scheduled and ad hoc basis to support workflow and business generation
    • Provide support in planning/organizing marketing events
    • Help maintain adequate supply levels for office

     

    Qualifications

    • Strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills
    • Strong commitment to customer service and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment
    • Desire to learn and understand our insurance product offerings
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

    Culture

    Work-life balance is highly valued, with the typical workweek of 40 hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. M-F with one hour lunch per day. The culture is entrepreneurial with an emphasis on collaboration; open-mindedness; and productivity. We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits package and a friendly, team-oriented environment, and we encourage and reward the professional growth of our employees.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Old Republic Professional provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

     

    Qualified candidates must send a cover letter with resume to: 
    NY-applications@oldrepublicpro.com.

     

    Old Republic Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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