Sports , Leisure & Entertainment Underwriter - Brown & Brown Insurance - Closing date 14 Nov 2022

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  • Nov 10, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.

Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.

Are you a n Underwriter with experience in Special Events, Participants Liability & Accident coverage, Adventure Tourism and related Sports, Leisure and Entertainment classes ? Do you like to look at challenging risks with a problem-solving mind?

Special Risks Insurance Managers is currently seeking a Sports, Leisure and Entertainment Casualty focused Underwriter to join our growing team. This is a key role with room for further growth within our company.

With offices in Downtown Vancouver and Langley, we also have multiple locations across the country (Winnipeg, Markham & Nova Scotia) and offer remote work options as well!

If you are looking for an opportunity in a fast paced, motivating, hybrid work environment with great benefits, where you are empowered in your role, you may be the exact person we are looking for!
Since the people we work with are as important as what we do in our roles, go here ( https://youtu.be/fTcIM-EAIJ4 ) to get to know Jessica Fryer our Assistant Vice President & Director of Underwriting.

As an Sports, Leisure and Entertainment Underwriter, you will:
Review & apply pricing, terms & conditions to new & renewal Sports, Leisure & Entertainment & related business.
Maintain & grow the existing book of business.
Establish & strengthen relationships with retail producing brokers by encouraging additional submission inflow.
Provide high level commentary & market intelligence to the SRIM management team.
Develop broker relationships by attending broker meetings, conventions & functions.
Participate in discussions with markets & add commentary on specific programs.
Discuss new product development opportunities.
Act as a leader in the organization, mentoring junior colleagues in the UW team, including sign off where applicable.

What you bring to the team:
Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills to complete assignments efficiently and within structured timelines
An eye for detail to handle new business quotations with a high degree of accuracy
Positive, driven, and disciplined attitude with a solutions focus
Self-motivated to meet competitive individual and team-related targets
Strong independent work ethic
Ability to work harmoniously in a team environment & collaborate with teammates
Strong written language, and professional communication skills
Flexible and adaptable to change
Strong negotiation skills
Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
Level 1- General Insurance license (or the ability to obtain within a certain time frame)
CAIB, CIP, CRM, FCIP or working towards a finalizing a designation is preferred
3 or more years relevant underwriting experience with at least 1+ years direct experience reviewing & underwriting Sports, Leisure & Entertainment type risks (incl. Special events, adventure tourism, sports insurance, fitness, golf courses, resorts, indoor play centres, craft fair vendors, food trucks, inflatables etc)
Knowledge of SLE specific coverages such as participant injury coverage, Host Liquor Liability, Accident Coverage, Directors & Officers, Abuse Coverage

What we bring to the table:
A fulfilling company culture that empowers our people, provides personal support & mentorship, professional growth, and career advancement.
Competitive Salary
Bonus Structure
Company-matched RRSPs
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) through our parent company Brown & Brown (BRO)
Extended medical benefits through Canada Life
Job Stability
Continuing education and professional designation subsidy
A positive and collaborative environment; teammates are rewarded on their performance and achievement of goals.
An environment where a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude thrives.

Company Background
We are an award-winning incorporated Managing General Agent (MGA) serving Canada's specialty and niche product insurance markets, offering one of the most comprehensive product lines available. Established over 20 years ago, Special Risk Insurance Managers has grown to encompass a wide range of niche and specialty products including Hard to Place Casualty & Property, High Value Residential, Sports, Leisure & Entertainment; Health & Beauty, Special Events, Inland Marine, Logging, Aviation and Marine.
Throughout our growth, we have remained true to what has enabled our success: our work culture, service to our brokers, and strong relationships with our markets.

  • Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Work Remotely
Yes
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.