Underwriting Assistant Underwriting Assistant …

Argo Incorporated
in Springfield, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Argo Incorporated
in Springfield, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Underwriting Assistant
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Build the Business.

At Trident Public Risk Solutions, that is what our Underwriting team does each and every day. We partner with our Marketing and Risk Management teams and get to our know customers intimately. We build relationships not only with national brokerages and local agencies, but also directly with the municipalities, counties, public schools, community colleges, and special districts we aim to serve. We intently listen. And then we apply our expertise in the in the public sector insurance and risk management marketplace to offer innovative and meaningful solutions to the issues these entities face. So that when the unexpected happens, our customers know we have provided them with the coverage to get them back to business. We hire the best people, so we can deliver the best solutions.

We are looking for an exceptional Underwriting Assistant to join our team and work in our Springfield, MA or San Antonio, TX office.

So whats it like to work on the Trident Underwriting team? Well, its different, and different can be good. The work we offer is challenging and diversified. Hate predictability and doing the same task all the time? No worries! Here you will need to think quickly to resolve a range of problems, and projects are given during the year to always keep busy. We have a very flat organizational structure, and our entire staff regularly interacts with our senior management team, including the President of Trident. We offer a work environment that inspires innovation and is open to employee suggestions. While we work hard, a work/life balance is just as important so that our employees are fully focused while working.

Sound like a team you would like to join?

First youll want to make sure you embody our core values as they are the key to our success:

  • We desire to excel
  • We are committed to our clients and to each other
  • We have the courage to do the right thing
  • We apply original thinking

Second, youll want to make sure the challenge sounds interesting to you. In this customer facing and customer focused role you will:

  • Support the underwriting team in acquiring and maintaining profitable business through customer service and rating and processing of underwriting files.
  • Learn basic underwriting skills, including risk analysis, rating, and pricing.

What will you need to be successful here?

  • A genuine excitement to not only meet, but exceed, our customers expectation on each and every interaction with the customer.
  • An eagerness and desire to learn the underwriting function with the intent of furthering your underwriting career.
  • A relentless desire to continually update your skill level through continuing education and self-development (were a bit fanatical about this, so you should be too).
  • We work in a fast paced environment that is evolving constantly; so flexibility and the ability to thrive in change are important to be successful here. Oh, as is being resourceful on your own.
  • Natural curiosity is important.
  • Like the other people on the Underwriting Team you will be working with, youll need to be enthusiastic, motivated, and hard-working.
  • A strong focus on execution in getting things done right. We are looking for people with a proven ability to consistently produce and deliver expected results to all stakeholders.

What else would be helpful for me to be successful here?

The following would be helpful for you to currently possess, but if you dont, no worries. We can help you learn these things after you start working for us.

  • A bachelors degree from an accredited university or industry specific designations is helpful, though not required.
  • Prior hands-on experience assisting Underwriters with large multi-line accounts including commercial auto, property, general liability, professional and workers compensations lines would certainly serve you well, but this too is not required.

What will we provide to you?

  • An opportunity to be your best and work with talented and inventive professionals at a Company Forbes magazine named to its list of Americas 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies for the last two years and that A.M. Best has rated an A (Excellent) for thirteen consecutive years.
  • An attractive Total Rewards package that includes:
    • Base pay and profit sharing.
    • Comprehensive benefits designed to protect and enhance your life and your dependents lives by way of health and wellness plans, life insurance, a matching 401(k) Plan, generous PTO and an opportunity to become a shareholder at a 15% discount.
  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that helps us focus on continuous learning and which, by the way, got us named in Training magazine as one of the 2017 Training Top 125 Companies!
  • Opportunities to support your local community though various outreach programs or by matching your gift to charitable causes by 150%.
  • An Employee Referral program, that resulted in 30% of all new hires last year.

Who are we?

Trident Public Risk Solutions is part of Argo Group. Argo Group, through its operating subsidiaries, offers high-quality Commercial Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance products and services tailored to the needs of businesses and public entities. At Argo Group, we leverage the success, discipline and expertise of our people and an understanding of our customers needs to provide a diverse portfolio of products and services. This approach helps those we insure drive down their ultimate cost through prevention and aggressive claims handling. Simply stated, our products and services help keep businesses in business.

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in areas of the property and casualty market. Through its operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of its clients in four business segments.

  • Excess & Surplus focuses on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite because of the nature of their businesses, their particular risk exposures or their loss histories.
  • Commercial Specialty provides standard-market property and casualty insurance and surety coverage to highly specialized commercial and public entities.
  • International Specialty writes both insurance and reinsurance business worldwide through the broker market, with offerings including specialty property catastrophe reinsurance along with excess casualty and professional insurance.
  • Syndicate 1200 operates through a Lloyds of London syndicate offering property and liability coverage.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is headquartered in Bermuda.