Commercial Lines Underwriting AssistantBurbank, CA

About Specialty Program Group: Specialty Program Group (SPG) is the wholesale & MGA division of HUB International (5th Largest Global Broker). SPG acts in a holding company capacity acquiring best in class underwriting businesses to operate independently under distinct brands (portfolio companies).

About Monarch E&S Insurance Services, a Division of SPG Insurance Solutions

Monarch E&S Insurance Services is built on treating its customers with unmatched service and deep expertise in commercial and personal lines solutions. As a full-service MGA and wholesale broker, retail insurance agents and brokers have access to many different lines of business through Monarch E&S. Being in business for over 35 years has enabled Monarch E&S to gain underwriting authority with the most highly sought-after surplus line markets and an established reputation in the wholesale brokerage, binding space. For more information, please visit www.monarchexcess.com

About the Position:

The ideal candidate for this position will possess excellent customer service skills and serve as a technical resource to a large and growing commercial lines underwriting/brokerage team. Successful applicants will work with the in-house broker to request and review underwriting information for processing of endorsements, preparation of quotes and processing bind orders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle incoming calls from retail agents and carriers ensuring highest level of customer service standards are met, bringing calls to a satisfactory resolution

  • Process endorsements, binders/invoices and other documents according to established departmental procedures with accuracy, efficiency, and meeting compliance standards

  • Act as liaison between brokers or clients and the underwriter to obtain missing information, status of quote/bind, and/or other requests for information

  • Determine premiums, as well as terms & conditions, for quotes and endorsements

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate required; College courses preferred

  • Previous work experience in the fields of insurance, customer service, banking or similar, with a successful track record

  • Positive attitude and enjoys helping others through frequent phone and email communication

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • High level of adaptability to meet the needs of various situations

  • Strong organization skills, with a high level of detail orientation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and various rating portals

Disclosure required under applicable state or municipality regulations: The expected salary range for this position is $23-$24 an hour and will be impacted by factors such as the successful candidate’s skills, experience and working location, as well as the specific position’s business line, scope and level. HUB International is proud to offer comprehensive benefit and total compensation packages which could include health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, FSA, HSA and 401(k) accounts, paid-time-off benefits, and eligible bonuses, equity and commissions for some positions.

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Required Experience: 1-2 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: No Travel Required

Required Education: High school or equivalent

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