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Senior Underwriter - Small Commercial

W. R. Berkley

W. R. Berkley

Marketing & Communications
Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

Senior Underwriter - Small Commercial

Location Name OH, West Chester
Date Posted
8 months ago(10/13/2023 4:04 PM)
Berkley Mid-Atlantic Insurance Group
Primary Location
US-OH-West Chester

Company Details

We don’t believe your career defines you; but we do believe you have the power to define your career. Discover your passions and pursue your dreams with tailored training, mentorships, and opportunities to grow! At Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, we do cool stuff. A lotta cool stuff. Our teams work together to develop innovative sales strategies, create disruptive business models, and deliver world class service. To make all of this happen, we have great people with diverse skill sets - including underwriters, sales teams, claims professionals and risk managers - all collaborating and working together with a common goal of improving the experience for every customer in the Berkley Mid-Atlantic enterprise. We set audacious goals, work hard and laugh together. If you’re ready for a challenge and want to work with super people - you know where to find us.

Company URL: https://www.wrbmag.com/

The company is an equal opportunity employer.


As a Senior Underwriter, you will obtain and evaluate information needed to underwrite and price new business, renewals and service endorsements on individual policies within your delegated level of authority. This role works with an underwriting team and our agency partners and offers the opportunity to learn and grow within commercial underwriting.

  • Manage a territory of select, independent agents. Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group strives to build strong, deep relationships with a limited number of agencies in each territory.
  • Develop and maintain positive agency relationships.
  • Partner with assigns territory sales managers to support customer needs and drive value.
  • Examine new business to determine if risk meets established eligibility guidelines
  • Stay abreast of competitor actions and pricing in assigned territory, make recommendations to ensure BMAG’s Small Commercial product offering continues to be relevant and differentiated in the market.
  • Evaluate prospective profitability of potential business submissions and make justifiable pre-qualification decisions
  • Train, and advocate for BMAG agency collaboration tools like our quote systems, agency portal and online endorsement capabilities
  • Utilize various underwriting tools to determine acceptable risk characteristics, determine accurate exposure classifications, set adequate property limits to accomplish appropriate insurance to value, and rate and quote business agents.
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience in Insurance Sales, Underwriting, and Marketing
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to manage multi-state marketing territory.
  • Willingness to travel as territory requires.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and build a book of business
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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