Job Title:   Renewal Underwriter - Wholesale Brokerage
04 / 07 / 2014
Columbus
OH

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Westfield is a great place to work for many reasons. You could be one of them.

Westfield Services Inc. is a specialty insurance agency and services firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.  We are wholly owned by Westfield Group in Westfield Center, Ohio, although we operate independently of our parent company.

Our employees are a valuable part of the company, and they are treated that way. Our environment fosters personal growth, professional development, community participation and total well-being. Our history of success was built on strong relationships – with our employees, business partners and customers. At all levels of our organization, our employees know how their efforts contribute to our success. They know the value of their contributions and, as a result, can enjoy and fully appreciate the rewards that come with their hard work. In addition, our employees embrace accountability, act responsibly and support their co-workers’ efforts to succeed.

Renewal Underwriter Wholesale Brokerage (Commercial Lines) – Columbus, OH

Description:Responsible for all renewals as assigned.  The job requires review of all renewal materials.  All MGA accounts must be underwritten and all other accounts must be submitted to appropriate carrier.  Remarketing will be necessary in some cases.  The job will also require cross-selling on current accounts. Works as a liaison between the agents and the carriers on product coverage and eligibility issues.
 
Desired Qualifications and Physical Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years Commercial Lines Property & Casualty experience.
  • Valid Property-Casualty agent license.
  • Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as:  telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
 Job Duties (not an all inclusive list):
  1. Provides quality customer service to producing agents in the day-to-day servicing of renewal business including answering calls, correspondence, processing policy changes, providing quotes, etc.
  2. Reviews incoming renewal information and determine whether re-marketing is necessary
  3. Manages renewal business by working assigned renewals 90-120 days prior to expiration date.
  4. Binds and invoices business on a timely basis.
  5. Maintains customer service standards as defined in Specialty Brokerage Services’ procedure manual.
  6. Correct documentation maintained in our Agency Management system.
  7. Tracks retention ratios and production results for the renewal book and provides reports to management.
  8. Cross-sells additional coverage lines on the existing renewal book
  9. (*) Performs other functions as assigned to support operations.
 
At Westfield Group, our employees know how their efforts contribute to the success of the company. Join an organization where your work is important, your time is productive, and your contribution is rewarding. We encourage a culture of sharing knowledge, open communication, supporting co-workers, and accountability. Our employees feel good about the work they do and the people they work with. Our compensation and benefits package is designed to enhance our employees’ work/life balance by addressing their need for financial security, personal and professional growth, family involvement, and a commitment to making a difference in their communities. Our Total Rewards package includes 401(k), Pension Plan, Annual Incentive Plan and Education Reimbursement.

To learn more about opportunities available, please visit www.westfieldinsurance.com

Member companies of the Westfield Group are Equal Opportunity Employers (M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran).
  
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Member companies of the Westfield Group are Equal Opportunity Employers (M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran).