ACUITY is seeking a Commercial Field Underwriter to quote and issue new commercial accounts for a selected group of committed agents. To enthusiastically sell ACUITY commercial products. To ensure strong growth of profitable business within an assigned territory.

Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Visits each agency on a regular basis with the purpose of soliciting new business and enhancing agency relationships
Must be prepared to inspect a risk and to immediately make acceptability and pricing decisions. All the agency's prospects submitted should be reviewed.
Make appropriate selection and pricing decisions consistent with ACUITY goals for growth and profitability
Keep abreast of all company underwriting policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as events affecting the industry
Attend meetings as required
Recommend additional coverages or options to make our proposals more responsive to the insured's needs
Encourage and assist in the production of profitable commercial business by maintaining an excellent working relationship with agents and other ACUITY personnel
Ability to operate automobile
Ability to operate computer keyboard
Regular and predictable attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or equivalent experience. CPCU, CIC or similar insurance designations preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of five years of commercial underwriting experience.

OTHER:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to effectively sell ACUITY
Ability to communicate unpopular decisions tactfully
Highly motivated, enthusiastic
Goal oriented
This position is classified as exempt