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Commercial Insurance Underwriter

Company: Distinguished Programs
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

COMMERCIAL INSURANCE UNDERWRITER (Hybrid - Bellevue, WA)Distinguished Programs is a leading national insurance Program Manager providing specialized insurance programs to brokers and agents with specific expertise in Real Estate, Community Associations, Hotels and Restaurants. Distinguished partners with a select group of highly rated insurance companies to provide exclusive programs to our national network of 4,000 agencies and brokerages. You will have an opportunity get to work with an energetic, passionate team that is committed to growth by helping our customers grow their business and building a best-in-class system, as well as a great place to work.Our Core values define our business. At Distinguished Programs you will achieve goals focused in the best interest of our customer. INTEGRITY plays a crucial role in the way Distinguished does business. INNOVATION enables us to remain an industry trendsetter. You will be involved in projects that advance our products, processes, and people! You will---collaborate---with leaders in the organization and build---RELATIONSHIPS---with your colleagues and customers.---Capitalize on your interests and strengths to drive an enrichment focused path allowing your---determination---to launch your career in an industry of endless opportunities.---Bring your passion to the work you do, the people you impact and the success we ACHIEVE together. Acceptance and appreciation for diversity and inclusion are at our core.Underwriter's Primary Responsibilities

  • Working within UW Guidelines, Authority and Procedure
  • Evaluate submissions to ensure proper risk selection, premium and coverage
  • Manage open submission pipeline
  • Build new business pipeline through outbound interaction with clients
  • Obtain and understand market intel and trends
  • Manage renewal list to maximize policy retention
  • Provide and create solutions for a broad range of customer inquiries
  • Develop relationships with both external and internal customers, with the "customer experience" in mind
  • Promote teamwork and organizational success, while accepting accountability and ownership, celebrating successes and learning from past mistakes
  • Navigate our online broker portal to complete tasks and troubleshoot
  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience with every interaction, in all modes of communication
  • Identify opportunities to improve underwriting efficiencies
  • Work independently within deadlines while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with stakeholdersPreferred Skills & Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Minimum of two to five years of commercial insurance underwriting experience required
    • Insurance license and professional designations preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including negotiation skills
    • Must be self-driven, detail oriented, and possess strong organizational skills including time-management and prioritization
    • Some travel may be required
    • Flexible work from home options availableCompensation And Perks
      • Competitive Salary
      • Performance Bonuses
      • Great Healthcare coverage including Medical, Vision, and Dental starting on day 1
      • The Difference Card. Used like a credit card to offset copays and deductibles
      • 401k with 4% company match. Immediately 100% vested
      • Life, disability and supplemental insurance
      • Growth and development opportunities
      • Health and Wellness Benefits including an Employee Assistance Program, Telemedicine, Peloton App Digital Membership for 1 year (or if you have Peloton equipment, receive a 4-month waiver)
      • Work/Life Balance with Generous time off policy including PTO and paid holidays, Summer Hours, Dependent Daycare flexible spending account, paid parental (maternity and paternity) leave, a commuter account, and a Sabbatical every 7 years
      • Flexible work from home options availableIn---accordance with the terms and conditions of Distinguished Programs---COVID-19 vaccination policy the health and safety of our employees are of utmost importance to our organization. In order to fully engage with other work colleagues, new employees will be asked to declare vaccination status upon enrollment, Employees who do not wish to disclose vaccination status, must follow unvaccinated protocols as outlined in our company policy. Distinguished Programs, LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Distinguished Programs, Bellevue , Commercial Insurance Underwriter, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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