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Underwriting Assistant, Commercial Auto

Hudson Insurance Group

Hudson Insurance Group

Chicago, IL, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Headquartered in New York City with offices throughout the U.S. and in Vancouver, Canada, Hudson is a market-leading specialty insurer that offers a wide range of property and casualty insurance products to corporations, professional firms and individuals through retailers, wholesalers and program administrators.

Hudson underwrites specialty primary and excess insurance on an admitted basis through Hudson Insurance Company and on a non-admitted basis through Hudson Specialty Insurance Company and Hudson Excess Insurance Company. Hudson Insurance Company is admitted in all U.S. jurisdictions. Hudson has surplus lines eligibility in all U.S. jurisdictions through Hudson Specialty Insurance Company and Hudson Excess Insurance Company.

Hudson Crop is a unit of Hudson Insurance Group that provides a broad range of crop insurance products to farmers in all 50 states.

Collectively known as Hudson Insurance Group, its companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, Financial Size Category XV. Hudson Insurance Group is the U.S. Insurance Division of Odyssey Group, a leading worldwide underwriter of reinsurance and specialty insurance and wholly-owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Position Summary: The Underwriting Assistant is responsible for issuing all bind and endorsements requests for all Commercial Auto products. They are responsible for reviewing, maintaining, and implementing guidelines for commercial lines of business for all states while working exclusively with agents and wholesale brokerages.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists underwriters with all new and renewal business.
  • Responsible for maintaining underwriting endorsement inbox.
  • Issues policies and endorsements on instruction from underwriters.
  • Set up and maintain policy files, follow up for outstanding subjectivities and process mid-term policy changes.
  • Independently identifies and requests additional information required to complete assigned work.
  • Maintain professional communication with underwriters, as well as outside production sources, agents and brokers.
  • Assists with special projects and other assignments as requested.
  • Assist accounting and agents with billing inquires.
  • Performs other related duties as required to achieve the goals and objectives of the company and department.
  • Maintain necessary processing manuals and/or other reference materials in order to appropriately process assigned work.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the company.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Experience with policy wording and endorsement issuances.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain process manuals and/or other reference materials in order to process assigned work
  • Excellent time management skills in order to organize and prioritize daily work commitments
  • Organizational skills with a strong attention to detail


  • High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree a plus.



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