Position: Aviation Sales Underwriter

Location: Avemco Insurance Company, 8490 Progress Drive, Ste 200, Frederick MD, USA 

Full Time |  In-Office

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Underwriting Manager, Kim Skipper at [email protected]


Job Summary
Under supervision, sells and supports our product to pilots and other aviation customers throughout the United States through phone and internet sales. Primary objective is to assist in achieving growth and profitability goals.

 

Key Responsibilities Intro
Relying on limited experience and knowledge, this role is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments are varied in nature.

 

Key Responsibilities

  •  Qualify prospective clients and explain features of policies offered, determining amount and type of coverage based on analysis of prospect's circumstances.
  • Ensure all sales leads are contacted and production goals are met.
  • Satisfy customers with a high quality of service and confidence by responding courteously and accurately to all phone and email inquiries relating to our products
  • Initiate up-selling on all sales calls.
  • Collect premiums from policyholders.
  • Develop long-term relationships with clients.
  • Employ underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and relating manuals to ensure compliance.
  • Comply with all corporate policies and procedures.

 

Competencies

Planning

  • Follow work plans, established timelines, and predefined goals for assigned work.
  • Meet commitments on deadlines.

Communication

  • Communicate activities, results, and observations with employees and management as appropriate.

Cost Management

  • Identify areas for improvement in existing business practices.
  • Perform work thoroughly in a cost-efficient manner and at a high productivity level.

Business Controls and Policies

  • Comply with all corporate policies and procedures.
  • Report any breakdowns in controls to management.
  • Conduct all activities in a safe manner.

People Management

  • No people management responsibility.

 

Position Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements

Min/Preferred Education Level:

4 Year / Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration, a related field, or the equivalent and/or experience

 

Certifications, Licenses, and Designations: 

Minimum Property & Casualty, Life & Health licenses Experience: Years of Experience Area of Experience 2 Years relevant and progressive professional experience

 

Other:

  •  Possess and have ability to apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, claims reports, and procedural manuals
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)

 

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Overtime hours may be required to fulfill job responsibilities
  • May be required to remain stationary for extended periods of time
  • May be required to move up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other devices
  • Close vision and ability to adjust focus, such as required to read a computer screen

 

Travel Requirements
Occasional travel (up to 10% of time)

  • Passport Required
  • Driver's License Required

 

Note: This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the job. TMHCC will consider all requests for reasonable accommodation as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Avemco Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer.