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Marine Underwriter

JM Wilson Baltimore Full-Time
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JM Wilson is seeking a Marine Underwriter; this role can work remotely with ability to travel.

To successfully collaborate with brokers/agents in an underwriting role resulting in premium growth and profitability.  Help third parties sell to end source in a competitive market over a short sales cycle and to compete against incumbent vendors, price and/or industry leaders.  To quote, issue, and service commercial marine accounts via phone, e-mail, and fax in a manner, which creates an exceptional customer, experience.

Essential Job Functions:

  •          Quote or decline new business by evaluating the submissions for acceptability to company underwriting guidelines including review of applications, websites and loss runs
  •          Quote or non-renew existing business by analyzing the file to verify if it still fits company underwriting guidelines, obtaining renewal information, checking loss runs, and utilizing all available internal markets
  •          Bind and set up policies for issuance
  •          Phone calls to customers and companies, returning customer calls and making calls to company underwriters for assistance on account service issues
  •          Understand weather trends, named storms and how this affects boating in the Great Lakes, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
  •          Able to understand and monitor market trends
  •          Maintain daily workflow in ImageRight by analyzing, handling or forwarding to the techs daily tasks for processing
  •          Meet service standard requirements
  •          Make regular tele-sales calls as directed by manager
  •          Write SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and Idea Suggestions by following guidelines as determined by team goals
  •          Maintain underwriting knowledge by attending underwriter-training meetings at JM Wilson and insurance carriers also by reviewing company underwriting changes and manual updates
  •          Back up others in the department and company by answering phone calls, handling customer service needs, quotes, binding and handling rush items
  •         Meet premium volume goal after 2 years in the position
  •         Average PJR (Performance Job Review) score over year prior must be at least 5
  •         Perform other duties at the direction of management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •         BS Degree or equivalent work experience
  •         Min of 8 years  - Marine Underwriting Experience
  •         CPCU or Marine Designation Preferred
  •         Excellent written and oral communication skills
  •         Detail accuracy
  •         Effective decision making and negotiating skills
  •        Willing to work overtime as necessary, depending on volume of work in office, to meet company guidelines and goals
  •        Effective time management skills with the ability to handle requests within company guidelines and goals
  •         Effective organizational skills with the ability to work with multiple interruptions
  •        Work in a sitting position for several hours
  •        Knowledge of Lotus and ImageRight software programs
  •        Knowledge of Company rating program
  •        Willing and able to travel 

Skills required

Written Communication
Problem Solving
Decision Making
Claims
Procurement
Microsoft Excel
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