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Associate Underwriter Property - Core Specialty Leader in Training

Core Specialty

Core Specialty

Marketing & Communications
Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023


This position is a part of the Core Specialty Leaders in Training, full-time rotational leadership development program. Please see below the job posting for the Associate Underwriter role to learn more about this exciting program!

The Associate Underwriter Property will work with underwriters in the property division to enable them to underwrite accurately and efficiently profitable books of business that also meet annual premium goals.

Key Accountabilities & Deliverables:

  • Perform within set timeframes to ensure appropriate response time and customer service for broker partners.

  • Assist underwriters with pre-qualifying accounts submitted by broker partners.

  • Prepare accounts to be modelled in a timely manner.

  • Prepare account assessment document for underwriters to review and negotiate with brokers.

  • Communicate with broker teams as needed.

  • Draft quotes and binders for underwriter review

  • Conduct post-binding account changes/ transactions with underwriter review and sign off as needed.

  • Policy issuance and endorsement issuance within required timeframe

  • Maintain accurate and timely status of accounts within systems throughout the underwriting life cycle.

  • Pursue professional development and training for development of product knowledge, skills for the role and any personal goals set with leader.

  • Responsible for effective operation of internal controls and timely closure of Internal Audit and other actions

  • Undertake general office administrative duties as and when required.

  • In addition to the above key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require.

Technical Knowledge & Understanding:

  • Computer skills – good working knowledge of MS Office, Excel
  • Ability to simplify, analyse and explain complex issues.
  • Ability to review processes and determine opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to work at both an overview and detailed level.
  • Ability to manage time and projects effectively.


  • Bachelor's degree, required.
  • Prior insurance experience and/or insurance knowledge, required.

Core Specialty Leaders in Training

This position is part of our Core Specialty Leaders in Training, leadership development program. This is an exciting, full-time rotational program for graduating university seniors and early career professionals.

The Core Specialty Leaders in Training Program is a two-year, three rotation program designed to help you develop the technical competencies and leadership acumen to kick-start your career. You'll have the opportunity to do a deep dive and build expertise in your chosen track by getting to experience rotations in different areas of your function.

You worked hard to achieve your dream of obtaining a college degree, now it's time to do the same as you launch your career in Core Specialty's Leaders in Training Program. We believe that the best way to figure out where you want to go in life is to try new things. Let us give you the opportunity to explore an exciting career path in a supportive and encouraging environment where every ambition is within reach.

Our Leaders in Training program is designed to help you build your career as a leader of tomorrow. As a participant in this program, you will have the opportunity to build deep professional, company and industry expertise through meaningful assignments, networking and real-world experiences.


At Core Specialty, you will receive a competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and advancement. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurances; short and long-term disability; a Company-match of 100% of a 6% contribution 401(k) plan; an Employee Assistance Plan; Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and a wellness program