Are you looking for an opportunity to put your strong communication and analytical skills to the test? Would your friends describe you as driven, results oriented and convincing? Then this unique opportunity might be for you – it provides a chance to learn and grow in a team setting while laying the foundation for a lucrative career path within an established company. We invite you to read a bit further to understand the details of this role and how you can make a meaningful impact on your customers within our company.
MIDDLE MARKET TRAINEE PROGRAM
The Utica National trainee program will prepare you for a career in commercial middle market underwriting. This is a 12 week program in New Hartford, NY where you will learn the following to best position you for success:
Risk mitigation concepts
How to use statistical analysis in the underwriting process
Training Location: New Hartford, NY – Start Date: July 2019. Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST
Final assignment location: A regional office location from the geographic location where candidates are sourced from. Richardson TX, Duluth GA, Columbus OH, Utica NY, Richmond VA, Wakefield MA, Woodbury NY.
Upon successful completion of the training program (including proficiency exams/supervisor approval) you will receive a promotion to Commercial Lines Underwriter.
Foster relationships with agent customers to write new and renewal business.
Analyze investigation reports on present insureds or potential insureds and make fact based decisions based on underwriting guidelines.
Manage profitability of assigned territory by keeping current on agent's loss ratios and production.
A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Risk Management and Insurance, Marketing or Liberal Arts or an equivalent combination of education and experience is strongly preferred.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong sales and business acumen.
Strong time management skills.
About Utica National Insurance Group
If a claim happens, you want to know that the company you have trusted to offer you protection will be there for you. At Utica National, over 1,200 employees countrywide take our corporate promise to heart every day: To make people feel secure, appreciated, and respected.
While we had humble beginnings in 1914, today the Utica National Insurance Group is an award-winning, nationally recognized organization providing personal and commercial insurance products and services.
We are proud to sell our products through more than 2,200 independent insurance agents around the country as we have been since 1928. These agents provide their clients with valuable insight and resources. And, as the second-largest insurer of Agents’ Errors and Omissions (E&O) business in the United States, we insure many of the agents who work with our policyholders.
Together, with our agents, we are committed to providing our mutual policyholders with valuable services and products to help them feel secure.