Are you eager to contribute to a growing company? Does the idea of working in a fast-paced and globally connected company excite you?
Join Burns & Wilcox and our Underwriting Team in our Vancouver office. Our Assistant Underwriters directly service a book of business under the supervision of an Underwriter, offering the opportunity to learn the specialty insurance business and career advancements into an Underwriter role.
Service a book of business under the direct supervision of an underwriter
Log applications, prepare binders, and process policies and endorsements
Bind risk, post the invoice and process technical data
Screen renewal applications and send out renewal letters; perform some of the underwriting and prepare quotes for underwriter approval
Assist with new business development
Order and follow up on inspections and handle endorsement requests and referrals for the underwriter
Manage relationships with retail agents and follow up on any outstanding information needed to complete the underwriting file
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Insurance experience in underwriting and / or brokerage support with excess & surplus lines preferred
Sales & marketing experience preferred
Be technologically savvy and data drive
Competitive base compensation
Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
Opportunities for career advancement
This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive for career advancement, and desire to develop relationships while growing a book of business.