Underwriter/Underwriter Associate
Hiscox Ltd - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Description

Hiscox is a leader in specialist insurance, underwriting a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial risks. We believe that by specializing we can deliver real value to our customers in our chosen area. Hiscox strives to create an exciting, challenging, and rewarding work environment that allows our employees to flourish.

Job Title: Underwriter


  • Underwrite, price and negotiate accounts consistent with the quality of the risk and according to the company‚Äôs strategy and guidelines
  • Responsibilities include production for E&O and D&O product lines in the Los Angeles region, including MPL, AHC, A&E, Technology, Media, D&O, EPLI, Crime, and K&R
  • Engage in marketing efforts and new business development
  • Handle new and renewal business for both wholesale and retail brokers
  • Work with operations, claims, external marketing to build products and contribute to financial performance of unit
  • Maintain excellent service standards
  • Develop relationships and maintain existing relationships with regional broker base
  • Monitor product results and develop ideas to increase results
Person Specification


  • B.A./B.S degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Risk Management or related degree
  • Minimum 0-2 years insurance marketing/sales and underwriting experience
  • Possess strong analytical skills to identify business needs
  • Sales focus or ability required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with presentations and negotiations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external customers, including brokers
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Outlook and Internet applications
  • Some travel required
  • Insurance background ideal but not required

About this company
At Hiscox, we encourage courage in our partners, our clients and ourselves. We work with our broker partners and the insured to give...