The Hartford Executive Underwriter / Senior Underwriter, Marine in FRANKLIN, Tennessee

Title: Executive Underwriter / Senior Underwriter, Marine

Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta

Other Locations: United States-Alabama-Birmingham, United States-Tennessee-Franklin

Job Number: 1800537

Do you have a passion for identifying risks? Are you practical thinker who’s driven to help others? This is your opportunity to give those passions and talents new purpose by applying them to meaningful work at The Hartford.


The successful candidate will be assigned to the Marine Regional Office Underwriting Team. They should be able to review, underwrite and rate and prep for issue most lines of inland marine and property business according to established service and QA standards; handle telephone calls from agents; work closely with support staff.

As a Commercial Marine Underwriter, the position will produce and underwrite Commercial Inland Marine, Ocean Cargo, and Related Property business. The primary responsibility will be new business development and retaining profitable renewals. This position is eligible for an annual bonus which is based on achieving results in production and profit objectives.

The position will also assist in directing the execution of the Marine Operating Plans.

Agency Sales/Program Management: Build strong, distinctive strategic partnerships with key agents and brokers. Develop and implement segment sales plans. Keen insight into competitor's strengths, weaknesses and strategies to leverage for profitable business and increased agency penetration.

Underwriting Operations: Ensures that underwriting practices and guidelines are understood and adhered to, specifically focusing upon pricing, risk selection, mix of business, flow management and quality analysis. Utilize QA and referral programs to identify opportunities to ensure functional and regulatory integrity of the book of business and overall compliance with segment guidelines.



We are looking for skilled, experienced Marine Underwriting talent. We value those underwriters that have subject matter expertise within the Marine lines and possess the following qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will possess 7 or more years of commercial carrier production underwriting experience preferred, preferably in Inland and/or Ocean Marine.

  • Proven success in achieving profit and underwriting production goals.

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong sales acumen with proven ability to drive results.

  • Effective automation skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent in experience.

Depending on candidate's experience, we may hire at a different level

Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.

  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Job: Middle Market Speciality UW

Primary LocationUnited States-Georgia-Alpharetta

Other LocationsUnited States-Alabama-Birmingham, United States-Tennessee-Franklin


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 20 % of the Time

PostingFeb 21, 2018, 8:43:52 AM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.