The Hartford Underwriter, Inland Marine in Brea, California
You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.
We’re in the business of helping people achieve amazing things by protecting the things that matter most. And you can help us when you join our team of underwriters. They’re at the center of everything we do – and by joining us, you’ll be on a team known throughout the industry for providing our customers with just the right amount of coverage they need to pursue their unique interests.
Your underwriting career here means collaboration, inclusivity, innovative thinking and so much more. Here, doing things the way they’ve always been done isn’t a part of the job. Here, you’ll be putting your creative insights to work with other underwriters and leaders, having a seat at the table with key decision makers. And you’ll have any number of opportunities for your career to grow in whatever direction you choose.
As an Inland Marine Underwriter within the Middle & Large Commercial organization, you will quarterback the sales and underwriting process by building exceptionally strong and lasting relationships with agents and brokers, ensuring that The Hartford is the carrier of choice.
Success in this role will also entail effective account stewardship by managing the sales process from strategic planning to operational excellence and developing cross-sell and up-sell opportunities across the team.
We have a collaborative and results oriented environment, where approachable industry leaders mentor and inspire their teams to win in the market and have fun while doing it.
We’ll Be a Good Match if You Have:
A customer-first mindset, putting our customers at the center of everything you do.
A passion for making decisions through both analyzing data and employing critical thinking skills.
A team spirit and desire to work collaboratively.
A financial mindset to help make the best decisions.
Ability to own our work and following through on commitments.
Ability to decipher and execute within a fluid and changing business environment.
An understanding of how to build relationships and trust among diverse groups.
The ability to advance their careers into technical OR leadership positions.
Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
2+ years of commercial underwriting experience; Inland Marine or Ocean Marine underwriting experience preferred
Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining solid relationships with all internal and external business partners
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
An ability to think analytically about business problems, make recommendations and propose solutions.
High energy self-starter, who is resilient and has an entrepreneurial spirit
Demonstration of solid time, organizational, and desk management skills
Goal-oriented and delivers outcomes
Ability to challenge the status quo and compete to win
Superior technical knowledge and sound decision-making and analytical skills
Valid Driver’s license as a company pool car may be provided
This position may be filled at a different level, depending on experience
At The Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance with additional opportunities for annual or more frequent incentive payments. Our incentive plans recognize employee contributions, results achieved and behaviors demonstrated. We reinforce performance through differentiated compensation and rewards. In accordance with Colorado EPEWA, the salary range for this role is $68,000 - $107,000, commensurate with experience.
Our company’s success is due to our employees’ dedication and passion for their work. They’re our greatest asset. That’s why we’re committed to offering employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package and award-winning well-being programs. By helping our employees achieve their full potential, we unlock our own. Visit https://www.thehartford.com/careers/benefits for details.
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Human achievement is at the heart of what we do.
We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.
We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further – making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.
Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines – from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.
We’re also committed to programs that drive education and support volunteerism, which put human beings first. We do it because it’s the right thing to do, and because when our customers, communities and employees succeed, we all do.