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Associate Underwriter

Core Specialty

Core Specialty

Marketing & Communications
Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024


The Associate Underwriter 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:

  • 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:

  • 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


  • Undergraduate/Graduate Degree preferred.
  • Prior insurance experience preferred.


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