• - UW - E&O
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Professional Liability Underwriter

Hartford, CT; Chicago, IL; or New York, NY

Want to join an exciting and collaborative company that offers competitive compensation and benefits packages – including an innovative open vacation plan, fully vested matching 401(k), professional and educational growth opportunities, flexible and casual work environment, and recognition for exceptional performance?

CapSpecialty® is seeking a Professional Liability Underwriter to join our Media underwriting team.  This position will be responsible for new business production and renewal business servicing, with an emphasis on providing quality and service to our wholesale production partners. The Underwriter will be expected to work in a team environment to achieve premium production goals of the department, as well as expected to build and maintain relationships with our wholesale production partners.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of insurance experience preferred but not required
  • Completion of, or continuing work towards, industry certification (RPLU, CIC, CPCU, etc.) preferred but not required.

Essential skills:

  • General familiarity with intellectual property, privacy, personal injury, security exposures and issues and knowledge of insurance technical basics. 
  • Basic understanding of financial evaluation tools.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact well with internal resources at all levels.
  • Ability to develop familiarity with a wide variety of businesses and organizations, the services they provide, as well as the regulatory, legislative, legal and economic factors that affect them. 
  • Skills with using personal computers, the internet and multiple software programs. 

CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering Commercial Property and Casualty, Professional Liability, Surety and Fidelity products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. By working with select partners through a limited distribution model, CapSpecialty's creative, hard-working team provides personalized service and cultivates mutually successful partnerships to deliver positive results. CapSpecialty's carriers have an A ("Excellent") rating from A.M. Best, writing both admitted and non-admitted policies on the paper of Capitol Indemnity Corporation, Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation and Platte River Insurance Company – subsidiaries of Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC, part of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y).

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