Education Underwriter - Work from Home!

Massachusetts, Worcester

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Do you have experience as an Education Underwriter?

We are growing our Education division at GuideOne!  If you are an experienced Underwriter in the education niche or have experience working on medium and large size accounts this may be what you have been looking for! You can even work from your own home anywhere in the US.  

This position will analyze, appraise and assess exposures and acceptable risks for GuideOne’ s K-12, and College business to determine coverage's and premium that are both adequate and competitive. Accounts vary in size, but may include accounts up to $1,000,000 in written premium.  The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of commercial underwriting concepts, practices and procedures; including property, general liability, professional liability, and workers compensation.


• Analyzes exposures, collect additional underwriting information, evaluate and price quotes submitted by agents to select acceptable risks at an adequate premium.
• Underwrites, prices, processes renewals and new business opportunities.
• Administers endorsements or changes in policies.
• Reviews and revises coverage forms and manuscripts to meet the needs of the insureds.
• Negotiates pricing and coverage options with agents.
• Builds successful relationships with agents and Loss Control Representatives.
• Works extensively with Loss Control to assess exposure.
• Serves as a mentor by assisting underwriters with the analysis of individual accounts

Skills & Requirements

Required Experience:
• Minimum of 3 years underwriting experience in a Commercial P & C environment.
• Minimum of 1 Education underwriting experience.

Preferred experience and credentials:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred; or comparable industry experience.
• Prior experience underwriting education market preferred
• E&S experience, a plus
• CPCU or IIA certifications, desired.
• Ability to convey clear, concise information to others, using verbal or other appropriate communication techniques.
• Superior negotiation skills.

About GuideOne:

GuideOne Insurance was founded upon two key philosophies that endure to this day: a commitment to social responsibility, and a dedication to serving customers in select niche markets.

At GuideOne Insurance, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We encourage our employees to work towards common goals and succeed together. GuideOne is a recognized expert in providing Commercial Lines insurance and financial services to:

  • Churches and Houses of Worship
  • Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Organizations
  • Schools and Higher Education Institutions
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Rich Benefits Package:
• 401K includes up to 3% match and 4% discretionary for a total of up to 7% at 100%
• Generous time off program including;  vacation, volunteer time off and paid  holidays
• Wellness incentives of up to $500 a year
• Free Basic Life & AD&D
• Free short –term and long-term disability
• Educational assistance program
• 3 different medical plans options to meet individual needs, including dental and vision
• Company sponsored community volunteer opportunities

No immigration sponsorship is offered for this position

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