Senior Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Springfield, IL

Less than 5 years experience  •  Insurance

$80K - 100K
Posted on 09/09/17
Springfield, IL
Less than 5 years experience
$80K - 100K
Posted on 09/09/17

Senior Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Our client is a regional commercial lines property casualty insurance company located in Central Illinois and they are seeking a full time Senior Underwriter. The primary responsibilitiesassociated with this position is overseeing the commercial underwriting book of business in several Midwest states and to ensure the organization reaches its profitability goals.


  • Develop and execute a business plan to achieve revenue production goals
  • Foster and maintain relationships with retail agents and market producers
  • Review, evaluate, classify, rate and assign terms to risks including new business, renewal business, and endorsements.
  • Analyze inspectionreports, location(s), and risk and credit reports to accept or reject business within pre-determined guidelines.
  • Adhere to company underwriting guidelines, corporate policy and procedures, and compliance with contract terms
  • Anticipate, monitor and communicate competitive information to management
  • Drive consistency and quality in service and operational processes
  • Be creative in developing solutions for individual risk placement


  • Minimum 3 years of commercial property & casualty underwriting experience
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining a book of commercial business required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate your position on an account
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and efficiently
  • Must be PC literate with efficient data entry and proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook
  • Current positive agency relationships is a plus
  • Valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record required

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