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Utica National Insurance Group Agent's Errors & Omissions Professional Liability Executive Commercial Lines Underwriter in E&O Utica, New York

If you seek a truly outstanding employment experience, Utica National is the place for you. We are always looking for conscientious, customer-oriented people - whether you're a seasoned insurance professional or just starting out. We offer a supportive and friendly work environment that features a variety of career paths.

We offer challenging assignments, advancement opportunities, full benefits packages, competitive salaries, and a great work environment. We're big enough to offer the opportunities you need to be successful, but not so big that you'll get lost in the crowd.


  • Business development, territory manager actively managing territory/affiliate agents, achieve new business sales, providing leadership support to renewal underwriters for overall achievement of growth and profitability goals.

  • Exceptional response time reviewing, rejecting or approving applications and/or endorsement requests. This includes understanding agents' operations, negotiating, highlighting & differentiating attributes of the Utica program and closing the sale.

  • Communicate by telephone and through written correspondence with prospective or current policy holders with occasional in person presentation meetings for larger and/or complex opportunities.

  • Product innovation; engaging whether acting as project manager or as an individual contributor. Development and research of new products (rates, rules, forms) or services, driving business growth, challenging conventional wisdom by creating distinctive, novel, competitive, customer-focused solutions to market.

  • Attend various state associate conventions meet with individual prospective agents to market, promote and sell Utica's insurance agents' errors and omissions professional liability insurance program.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


  • Strong technical verbal and writing skills.

  • Proven effective at developing quality relationships with teammates, agents, policyholders, facultative reinsurers, and industry resources.

  • Internal contact with home office leaders and support professionals.


  • Four (4) Year college degree or equivalent experience

  • Completion of the IIA General Insurance series and IIA Underwriting series preferred.

  • Coursework towards CPCU designation preferred.


  • 3 - 5 years previous agents' errors or omissions professional liability underwriting experience preferred. Candidates possessing other professional liability experience or equivalent commercial lines underwriting, or independent insurance agency experience may be considered

  • The successful candidate will be well-organized, goal-oriented, self-motivated and energetic, and will be able to think critically possessing a natural inquisitiveness.

  • Licensing will be required, but is not mandatory for initial consideration



We believe strongly that talented people are core to our success and are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages, career advancement and challenging work opportunities. We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan for full time employees that include the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vision care coverage
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Pay-for-Performance
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Credit Union membership
  • Employees' Club


We offer both full and part time employment with the goal of providing work life balance to our talented workforce.

This is an exempt position. By applying for this position, you acknowledge that as an exempt employee, you should expect to find it necessary to work beyond your regular work schedule in order to fulfill the demands of the position. As such, in accepting our offer, you acknowledge and agree to fulfill this expectation.

As part of our hiring process, candidates must also pass a comprehensive background check and drug screen, additional screening for credit or MVR may be required for some positions.

Utica National is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply now and find out what it’s like to be a part of an amazing team, thrive in an exciting environment and work for a company you can be proud of. Once you complete your application, you can monitor your status in the hiring process by logging into your profile. A representative from our Talent Management Group will be in touch if you are moving forward. Candidates must meet company requirements on our online assessment test.

Req Id: 26935

Posted: 06/18/2019