Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Commercial Lines Underwriter / Account Executive

    Location US-VA-Richmond
    Experience (Years)
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
    Job ID
    Travel %
    Relocation Cost
    Auto Reimbursement
  • Overview

    This position serves to contribute to the Service Center profit, growth, retention, service and quality assurance goals and marketing initiatives through acceptance, modification and/or declination and pricing of risks submitted by agents as well as by servicing existing policy holders.  The shift for this position is 9:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m.


    Key responsibilities include:

    • Answer incoming calls from policyholders, agents and lending institutions responding to inquiries on coverage, and adjustments to policy information based on established Service Center best practices and within prescribed authority on commercial property and casualty lines of business residing in the Service Center.
    • Initiate outbound calls and performs follow-up work required to close out inquiry/transaction.
    • Examine and evaluates exposure through risk documentation (e.g. application, loss control reports, D&B etc.)
    • Work within authority to quote, accept, decline, modify and renew risks within territorial assignment in accordance with accepted underwriting guidelines.
    • Ensure adequate pricing of individual risks through proper classification, accuracy of information and adherence to company underwriting standards and philosophy.
    • Apply knowledge and understanding of coverage forms, rating plans and guidelines in the selection and pricing of individual risks.
    • Will be proactive in improving and/or making proactive recommendations to improve risk profitability.
    • Prepare and provides new insurance quotes for existing policyholders on existing accounts generated through cross and up-selling opportunities.


    Qualifications (Skills)Required:


    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Insurance coursework or related Property/ Casualty experience. 
    • Va P&C License (to be obtained within 30 days of hire)
    • Minimum 2+ years experience in automation


    Qualifications (Skills)Preferred:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Insurance or related field
    • General Insurance Program (INS) 
    • Intro to Insurance
    • 1+ years experience in commercial lines underwriting. 
    • Knowledge of Selective’s organization, products and automated systems.

    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.


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