Underwriter Trainee, Casualty, NY


: $96,570.00 - $157,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Insurance

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Company Information:

What we look for

Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of

customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.

Markel Style

The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.

If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

Job Summary:

Markel's Underwriter Training Program is a premier, entry-level training program designed to equip Markel associates to be successful underwriters and future leaders. Graduates learn technical underwriting skills, build strong core competencies, consider skills and competencies required for the future of underwriting, and gain broad exposure to our company's operations throughout the program.

Job Description

Please review the application requirements below before applying. The primary purpose of this position is to develop skills to review, analyze, accept and decline risks to ensure profitability for Markel. Communicate with underwriting management, product line leaders, colleagues, data analysts, and current and proposed producers. Become familiar with and execute upon underwriting guidelines, policies and procedures. Additionally trainees will be exposed to data analytics and digital technologies that focus on the future of underwriting in the insurance industry. Upon satisfactory completion of training the underwriter trainee will be eligible for an underwriting position.

Desired qualifications

* College graduate as of June 2020
* Strong academic performance (3.25 GPA minimum) and leadership skills.
* Some background and experience with critical problem solving, data analytics, judgmental decisioning, and technology preferred.
* We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live The Markel Style gives us our competitive advantage. It's our core value which underpins how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance.

Application requirements

* Resume
* Unofficial transcripts
* Essay (300 words max) describing a time you demonstrated the Markel Style.

Candidates must also be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship.

\"Why work for us?\"

Diversity and inclusion

Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people's differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.

Community involvement

Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.

Commitment to open doors

Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style-some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.

Entrepreneurial spirit

As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.

Associated topics: underwriter * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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