Commercial Underwriter II

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Job Information

Job TitleCommercial Underwriter II
Home Department:Commercial Underwriting
Employment Status:Exempt; Full-time
Schedule:40 hours/week with Flexible Scheduling Opportunities 
Position Location:Telecommuting Options
Territory:Iowa & Minnesota 


Protecting our policyholders’ dreams, passions, and livelihoods has a direct impact on the communities we serve. We work towards excellence, conduct ourselves with high integrity, and take our work seriously, but not ourselves. Small Details. Big Difference. Find out how you can make a difference with a career at Society.

Society Insurance is seeking an experienced Commercial Underwriter II to join our team. This position works to develop and maintain a profitable book of business consisting of primarily small-business accounts by acquiring, evaluating, and analyzing information relative to risks to making selections and pricing. This book will include in part underwriting: bars, restaurants, breweries/wineries, food manufacturing, grocery, auto repair, lessors risk, retail, wholesale, and more!

About the Role 

  • Acquires, evaluates and analyzes information relative to risk to make selection and pricing decisions.
  • Evaluates renewal and new business accounts for acceptability. 
  • Will have sole responsibility for agencies as assigned according to territory needs.
  • Builds and maintains positive professional relationships with agents and Regional Sales Managers.
  • Provides training and mentorship to team members. 

About Yo

  • You learn new skills quickly and like to keep up on industry standards.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • You enjoy working with others and building relationships.
  • You remain cool under pressure.
  • You can negotiate skillfully in tough situations.
  • You can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal.

What it Will Take

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5+ years of experience OR 7+ years of commercial underwriting experience.
  • Continuing education in the insurance field.
  • Basic competency of desktop applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Occasional Travel.

What Society Can Offer

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Salary with bonus plan; health, dental, life, and vision insurance
  • Retirement: Traditional or Roth 401(k) Defined Contribution Plan PLUS Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work-Life Balance: Company-paid holidays; flexible scheduling; PTO; telecommuting options
  • Education: Career Coaching; company-paid courses; student loan and tuition reimbursement
  • Community: Charitable Match; paid volunteer time; team sponsorships

Society Insurance prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, genetics, veteran status or military service, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state or local laws. Society Insurance also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

Society Insurance is a drug-free workplace.  Any candidate who receives an offer of employment from Society will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test for controlled substances.  All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the pre-employment drug test, which is conducted in accordance with Society’s substance abuse policy. 


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