New Job Contract Surety, Underwriter In Nova Scotia

Contract Surety, Underwriter

Company : Travelers
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nova Scotia

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Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

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Job Description Summary

The Bond & Specialty Insurance (B&SI) group at Travelers provides a broad array of competitive management liability, professional liability and surety products and coverages to businesses of all sizes.

This Associate Account Executive (AAE), Bond & SI role will partner with brokers to provide Commercial Surety, Construction Services, Financial Institutions, Private/Non-Profit, Professional Liability, Public Company Liability coverage for new and renewal business based on customers’ needs.

As an AAE, you are decisive, detail-oriented, and are learning how to build relationships internally and externally to drive results. You are developing the ability to assess risk and promote our products, which will contribute to the profitability and success of Travelers.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the profitability, growth, and retention of an assigned book of business through knowledge and understanding of Travelers risk appetite to make appropriate decisions within own underwriting authority.
  • Underwrite and negotiate customer accounts to minimize risk and maximize profitability.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal partners within the business unit and across the enterprise to create sales plans and identify cross-selling opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with external partners by regularly meeting with brokers to market and promote Travelers products with a goal of writing and retaining accounts consistent with our risk appetite.
  • Identify and capture new business opportunities using consultative marketing and sales skills.
  • Execute sales plans to ensure retention and new business targets are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year of finance-related experience or relevant insurance or underwriting experience required.
  • Valid driver’s license or alternative means of transportation required.
  • Travel 10-25% of time required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in a finance-related discipline preferred.
  • One to three years of finance-related surety underwriting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of surety products, the regulatory environment, and the local insurance market preferred.
  • Relevant experience interacting with brokers preferred.
  • Associateship of Canadian Surety Bonding designation preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.