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Field Underwriter (Binghamton,NY)

Company: Sentry
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Job Description:

OVERVIEW Sentry s dedication to customers is embodies by our best employees. At Sentry, our associates take care of our customers with a passion for service and delivering business results. We are currently seeking a results-driven individual to provide consistent customized service through professional communication with customers and brokers. The primary responsibility is to retain accounts by developing and delivering a comprehensive Stewardship process that fosters strong relationships with assigned National Accounts. The Field Underwriter applies underwriting policy, philosophy and procedures to evaluate the acceptability of submitted or existing business. The Field Underwriter will serve the East Coast territory and can reside in New York or Stevens Point, WI at the Sentry Home Office.

WHAT YOU'LL DO Our Field Underwriter within Sentry s Business Products National Accounts unit will lead the underwriting strategy, customer service, and renewal negotiations for an existing book of business while developing and maintaining a positive working relationship with our territory executives, brokers and clients to obtain information needed to properly underwrite, price, and determine program structure of individual policies/accounts.
In addition, you ll:
At both Sentry Home Office and broker/insured location, present issues and opportunities that affect efficient services, profit and growth opportunities, and the promotion of specific insurance products.
Through use of manuals, established procedures, and information collected, work on basic to complex underwriting assignments. Refer business outside of authority limit.
Coordinate services between the National Accounts customer, broker, claims, loss control and customer accounting.
Work within specific underwriting limits and authority on National Accounts assignments that require technical knowledge and experience.
Handle renewal order and initiate renewal processing and billing. Follow up on security and agreement issues.
Demonstrate an understanding of the insurance marketplace and emerging industry issues.
Be directly involved in solving credit problems with assigned accounts and brokers.
Handle day-to-day service issues including retro adjustment and audit questions.
Be responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive Stewardship Reports that will include benchmark targets and results.
Encourage the sharing of insurance expertise and foster stronger relationships with customers.
Coordinate communication to National Accounts customers on new or enhanced services.
Monitor loss control plans and other service plans to ensure that the customer is receiving the services that have been promised. Encourage use of all of Sentry s Risk Management programs by demonstrating cost savings to National Account customers.

WHAT IT TAKES Bachelor s degree required.
2 years Business Products underwriting experience required. National Accounts underwriting experience preferred.
Completion of IIA, CEBS, CPCU and LOMA insurance courses/designations preferred.
Demonstrated communication skills required to provide excellent external and internal customer service.
Ability to obtain and maintain a property and casualty license.
Ability to have and maintain an acceptable driving record to meet travel requirements of the job (up to 50% travel requirement).

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE There is a reason why Sentry made Forbes list of America s Best Midsize Employers in 2017, 2018, and 2019. At Sentry, we recognize there are many factors that contribute to your overall satisfaction both at work, and in your personal life. So, we provide a perfect mixture of compensation, benefits, company culture, and resources to ensure your everyday happiness. Below are some benefits that you ll receive.

  • Competitive compensation to reward you for your hard work every day.
  • Generous Paid-Time Off Plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help fund your future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
  • Volunteer Time Off so you can dedicate time to the community.
  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving. HOW YOU LL APPLY If you are interested in joining Sentry s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you ll need to create an account. Please upload your resume directly, in addition to completing your online application details.


    ABOUT SENTRY All of us at Sentry more than 4,000 associates have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

    Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

    Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

    Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

    Associated topics: underwriter

Keywords: Sentry, Binghamton , Field Underwriter (Binghamton,NY), Other , Binghamton, New York

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