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The Hartford Small Commercial Underwriting Trainee, BTT Gateway Job ID 7047

Wed, May 29, 2013

The Hartford Small Commercial Underwriting Trainee, BTT Gateway Job ID 7047

Underwriter Trainee - Small Commercial 
San Antonio, Texas 

The Hartford is hiring for our underwriting trainee program. The Commercial Underwriting trainee program is designed to prepare college graduates and business professionals for the commercial insurance market. 

Trainees complete a formal 14 week training program in San Antonio, TX. Class scheduled to begin June 10, 2013. This program is the first phase of several levels of training that will continue throughout your career in underwriting. 
• Achieve standards established for success in the program by completing daily assignments, including reading of text materials, completion of on-line courses, case study work, exams, and general activities. 
• Actively participate in class by asking questions, volunteering answers, and assisting teammates as appropriate. 
• Participate fully with the other trainees on any group/team activities, as assigned by the training manager. 
• Adhere to The Hartford's employment policies and procedures, including attendance and professionalism in the workplace. 
Beyond the 14 week training period you will: 
• Build and leverage personal relationships with key customers that allow The Hartford to obtain new accounts as well as retain and expand sales to existing accounts. Identify customer's needs and demonstrate how The Hartford's products and services can meet those needs. 
• Achieve the operating plan objectives via new business production through frequent interaction with assigned agents in order to significantly increase The Hartford's penetration of the agent's existing books of business. 
• Review insurance policy submissions and determine appetite to underwrite, underwrite and price new renewal business, and present quotes to the agent. 
• Maintain knowledge of the regional office strategic direction and plan, including goals and objectives to achieve profit and growth. 
• Become the carrier of choice by communicating, publicizing, and providing training to agents and their staff on new products and programs. 
• Plan and prioritize work activities to achieve desired results within necessary time frames. 
• Effectively use on-line resources, automation tools, and computer software packages. 
• Continuously develop and strengthen the skills required for success in the sales underwriting position to prepare for additional responsibility.

To apply, visit using job number 1301500. Application deadline is 5/29/2013.

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