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Marketing and Underwriting Specialist

Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group's member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty and property and casualty operations, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

At Great American, we value diversity and recognize the benefits gained when people from different cultures, backgrounds and experiences work collaboratively to achieve business results. We are intentionally focused on fostering an inclusive culture and know valuing diversity is an essential leadership quality. Our goal is to create a workplace where all employees feel included, empowered and enabled to perform at their best.

Great American Professional Risk Insurance Services (GAPRIS) provides specialized umbrella and excess liability coverages for medium ​to large-size companies in need of high coverage limits for casualty exposures by utilizing the varied capabilities within the Great American Insurance Group. We are looking for a Marketing and Underwriting Specialist to work a hybrid schedule from our Charlotte, NC office. The person in this role will be responsible for developing, growing, and maintaining a profitable book of excess casualty and umbrella business.


  • Analyzes financial and risk data of proposed insureds to identify hazards and exposures.
  • Identify growth opportunities with key distribution partners.
  • Determines appropriate recommendations subject to our management and underwriting guidelines.
  • Ensures that effective business relationships with internal and external customers/coworkers are developed and maintained to attract and retain profitable business.
  • Develops working relationships with assigned agencies within the assigned territory.
  • Ensures the delivery, follow-up, and servicing requirements of all quotes on new and renewal accounts.
  • Develops retail agency plant within the assigned territory.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 3+ years of casualty underwriting or broking umbrella/excess experience is required.
  • Experience with construction accounts or wrap ups is preferred.
  • Must have experience establishing and building strong relationships with agents and brokers.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Position requires regular travel in territory including overnight travel.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Business Unit:

Great American Professional Risk Insurance Services


We offer competitive healthcare, retirement, and paid time off benefits for full-time and part-time benefit eligible employees.