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Distinguished Programs Underwriter in St. Louis, Missouri

UNDERWRITER

Job Summary:

Bring your questions, ideas and your voice! You will have the opportunity to work with a motivated team focused on building strong relationships with each other and our customers. If you like navigating changing landscapes, are a quick learner, want to work with smart and engaged colleagues in a coaching culture?consider growing with Distinguished. Creating a great experience for our customers and ourselves is what makes us Distinguished.

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 stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor?s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum two to five years of commercial insurance underwriting experience preferred

  • 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

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