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Territory Underwriter - MT- Work From Home

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. Billings, MT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Company Overview

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALL) is a specialty property and casualty insurer focused on niche commercial and personal lines coverages. Through various business units Hallmark distributes a diverse and balanced portfolio of specialty products to our target customers through either wholesale or retail channels.

Hallmark knows that our most valuable resource is our people and that our growth and success depends on the strength of our team. We take pride in our workforce and believe in cultivating an atmosphere that supports and values our greatest asset: talent.

Position Summary

This position will report to the Vice President of Underwriting in our Commercial Insurance Services (CIS) division. CIS is the standard line property and casualty division of Hallmark that works directly with retail agents. As a territory underwriter you main objectives are to profitably grow an existing book of business, have strong agency relationships and provide outstanding customer service.

The lines of business the position will underwrite includes the following:

  • Commercial Property

  • General Liability

  • Automobile

  • Umbrella

  • Inland Marine

  • Cyber

  • EPLI and Crime

  • Commercial Business Owners Policy (BOP).

The classes of business the position will underwrite includes the following:

  • Construction

  • Manufacturing

  • Wholesale/distribution

  • Professional Services

  • General Business Services

  • Real Estate

  • Automobile Services

  • Restaurants

  • Retail

  • Hospitality

Key Responsibilities

  • Examine documents such as applications, inspection reports, supplemental applications, financial reports, motor vehicle reports and past loss experience to determine business operations, degree of risk, and risk acceptability.

  • Determine supporting coverage terms, limits and pricing based on analysis of business operations and risk characteristics.

  • Work within specific authority level to quote, accept, decline, modify and renew risks within territorial assignment in accordance with accepted underwriting guidelines.

  • Determine and place reinsurance when required for high exposures.

  • Proactive ownership of territory to ensure long term profitability. Including agency management, portfolio management and providing insight for strategy changes.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with agencies. Travel is required to meet with agents to strengthen relationships, generate new business opportunities and maintain the existing book of business.

    Qualifications

  • Four or more years of relevant underwriting experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Established territory agency relationships preferred

  • Strong written/ verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills and presentation abilities with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels

  • Excellent relationship building skills

  • Ability to independently manage priorities

  • Exceptional attention to details

  • Customer service oriented

  • Advanced skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Insurance related course work

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Competitive Compensation, Great Location, Paid Training, Room to Grow and much more!

Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. is a diversified specialty property/casualty insurer with offices in Dallas, San Antonio, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Hallmark markets, underwrites and services approximately half a billion dollars annually in commercial and personal insurance premiums in select markets. Hallmark is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas and its common stock is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol "HALL." As Hallmark continues to grow, we strive to find talented, innovative and creative professionals to join our team. We offer very competitive compensation and benefit packages combined with a team atmosphere that encourages independent initiative and professional growth.

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Billings, MT
USA

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