Multi-Line Production Underwriter 1 in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Drive sales through our wholesale partners and ancillary NatGen product channels. Work with agencies to sell NatGen and partner products to maximize product penetration and wholesale revenue. Increase awareness and reach of our core product lines by delivering product package options previously unavailable. Due to the interaction with many NGIC partners and initiatives, occasional off-hour support is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Support, develop and manage agents with program permissions
  • Grow agency awareness through education, partnering with marketing to maximize the business opportunities with every insured
  • Work with carriers and agents on the transfer of information to process policies
  • Maintain underwriting relationships to ensure compliance with insurer policies, processes and risk appetite
  • Perform front line underwriting, making entries as required, properly and promptly in underwriting systems to ensure accuracy of data, in relation to underwriting and aggregate exposures
  • Answer incoming questions from NatGen team members and agents with program permissions
  • Learn the products offered and be able to communicate with agencies the details of what the program offers while understanding the program's goals and objectives
  • Learn each product lines and characteristics to maintain a working knowledge of requirements to contribute to process and IT development and correction
  • Understand ANA and NPS, provide assistance to agents regarding data entry and underwriting, and learn the requisite business units that are integral to the brokerage process
  • Maintain data entry and procedure standards to contribute to accurate reporting while understanding variables that contribute to reporting for the program
  • Willing to pursue appropriate licensing for products
  • Understand educational, marketing and sales messages for internal and external partner groups and are able to relay verbally and distribute the message in a manner that drives sales and adheres to the goals of the program
  • Work collaboratively with team members to continually improve sales, development and processing efforts with regards to required initiatives
  • Learn critical areas, such as loss ratio, costs, retention ratio and new business hit ratio
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Support National General values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years of insurance related experience
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must possess strong analytical skills
  • Possess sound, balanced and timely decision making skills
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to fit the need of the program
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

  • 5+ years of insurance related experience
  • Awareness and ability to learn in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and other necessary digital programs, applications and platforms
  • Awareness and experience marketing multi-line insurance packages
  • Ability to review quotes to determine eligibility and sales opportunity stemming from NGIC products
  • Ability to qualify for agent's license

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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