At Amwins, we succeed together — and have a good time doing it.
We know people don't leave companies. They leave cultures — which is why we work so hard on ours. At Amwins, we thrive on collaboration, not cutthroat competition. Our teams work together to help each other succeed, and we do right by our clients so they can do right by theirs.
First and foremost, we invest in our employees. That investment shows in everything we do; education and development programs, comprehensive and competitive benefits, and an organizational structure that's 43% owned by employee shareholders.
Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion helps cultivate an open, welcoming workplace that reflects the communities we serve. ?You will have the opportunity volunteer within Amwins through a wide range of committees and in your community through the Amwins Foundation and Summer of Service.
Working at Amwins means you love what you do, how you do it and, ultimately, who you do it with. Whether it's today or 150 years from now, we continue to invest in our culture and your development so opportunities for growth and career advancement are never in short supply.
At Amwins, we win together — and have a good time doing it.
Our Amwins Access Underwriter Development Program is designed to guide participants through an intensive 2.5-year professional development program, where candidates will participate in technical and sales workshops, on the job training, mentoring, and attendance at industry events. The program is designed to accelerate candidates toward a career as a Production Underwriter at Amwins Access..
This position will be in person in our Lafayette, CA office with the occasional travel to our regional offices for additional training. Pursuant to California regulation, the salary range for this position is $65,000 to $72,500, and includes eligibility for performance-based bonuses.
Upon graduation of the 2.5 Year UDP program, duties of the Production Underwriter role will include:
Successfully create and manage a profitable book of new and renewal business
Prospect for new business by developing relationships with retail agents through both traditional and creative marketing strategies
Remain up to date with new insurance companies' offers and how to leverage them
Prospect for new business markets and/or lines to write with sales techniques based in trust and relationship building
Mentor and train new team members
What we are looking for:
Higher education preferred
Less than 3 years of insurance experience, preferred no prior underwriting experience
Individuals who desire and can hit metrics throughout the entire training program within a sales environment
Located in the listed area
Able to work in office
Professional development training
Substantial interaction with Amwins Leadership
Attendance at industry conferences, seminars, and carrier meetings
Active mentorship and accelerated on job training
Ability to specialize in Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, or Garage
Competitive starting rates with the potential for annual bonus and the ability to increase compensation based on your success as a coded producer
Full benefits package available, benefits start first day of employment
Generous Paid Time Off
Collaborative, continuing education focused work environment
We are committed to providing you the best tools:
Access to a myriad of markets, including many that are exclusive to Access
Cutting edge technology to help you deliver competitive small business solutions quickly and easily. Our continued investment in the latest in technology encompasses everything from in-house built account management software to platforms that provide ease of use when marketing accounts.
As a leading global specialty insurance distributor, Amwins brings decades of experience and an expansive global network to deliver creative solutions to your clients' complex insurance challenges.
Amwins understands your clients' businesses aren't static — they're complex and evolutionary in nature, and require future-focused insurance solutions that keep you a step ahead of risks. As a leading, global specialty insurance distributor, our unparalleled expertise spans 13 industry and risk specialty practices. Coupled with an extensive partnership network and granular analytics that drive every decision, Amwins uncovers the right insurance solutions for your clients — tackling today's obstacles, and anticipating tomorrow's challenges.
Partnering with Amwins is more than a standard business transaction. Our team of specialists touts a deep bench of niche industry experts, each committed to strategizing and investing in your success. Comprised of five core divisions, 52 underwriting programs and a worldwide reach, our dedicated practice groups, brokers and underwriters have the expertise, knowledge and relationships of the firm at their fingertips — giving you a distinct advanta...ge. We value all segments and relationships equally, weaving collaboration into the fabric of our organization, within teams and across divisions.
At Amwins, we believe in finding solutions together. Your challenges are our privilege. And when you win, we all win.