Production Underwriter

 Published 15 days ago
 United States
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About the Role 

Donegal Insurance Group has an opening for a Production Underwriter in the state of Pennsylvania. This position will function as a key member of our Marietta Marketing Underwriting team playing a key role in generating new commercial lines business opportunities within given territory. This would be a Full-Time Remote position with preferred candidates residing in or near the following areas: Allentown, PA/Lancaster, PA/Wilkes-Barre, PA/Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop strong business relationships with key agents and provide underwriting guidance to the agents.
  • Select, price and develop coverage terms for commercial lines accounts to achieve profitable underwriting results and assist with providing leadership, support, and coaching for the underwriting function
  • Manage a territory of independent agents to ensure that profitability and growth objectives for the company are being met
  • Review new business applications to evaluate the degree of risk involved
  • Accept or decline risks based on the company's underwriting policies
  • Review application for completeness
  • Contact agents for missing or incomplete information
  • Maintain a profitable book of business within assigned levels of authority by using sound underwriting judgment and technical skills, and continued personal development to meet the company goals of quality and timeliness
  • Interpret insurance coverage's for agents and insureds
  • Maintain and establish a good working relationship with agents and communicate underwriting decisions to agents and insureds

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a background in insurance or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of underwriting and marketing experience at a company or agency level with a minimum of 5 years of underwriting experience should be in the commercial lines sector of insurance
  • Demonstration of self-development through the attainment of professional insurance designations, CPCU, ARM, PLU, etc.
  • Ability to create business opportunities by demonstrating excellent underwriting skills and product knowledge. Must possess a value-added service mentality
  • The expectation is this employee will travel 2 to 3 days per week to visit agents in the designated territory.
  • The preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of the Columbus/Ohio territory and established Property/Casualty agency relationship.           

To apply, please submit your resume and online application

Competitive Benefits Package

Donegal Insurance Group offers a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time, permanent positions including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage: Available to you and your dependents. Coverage begins the first of the month after start date.
  • 401(k) with the first 3% matched at 100%: the next 6% is matched at 50%
  • Paid Time Off: Paid vacation, sick days, paid holidays, & bereavement days
  • Career Development: Including college partnership discounts and industry designation(s) reimbursements

Additional benefits include company-paid basic life insurance; short & long-term disability insurance; employee stock purchase plan; and employee assistance program (EAP). Learn more about our full benefit offerings by visiting our Benefits page.

Who We Are

Donegal Insurance Group is an insurance holding company whose insurance subsidiaries offer personal and commercial property & casualty lines of insurance. We support the independent agency system, provide best-in-class service, and build relationships customers can trust.

Headquartered in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, along with four (4) regional offices located in: Athens, GA, Grand Rapids, MI, Albuquerque, NM, and Glen Allen, VA, our steady growth and successes have allowed us to establish a culture of which we're proud. Check out our Glassdoor profile where our rating speaks for itself:

By joining the Donegal family, you would be joining a team of dedicated, hard-working employees, all with a common goal of providing peace of mind to our policyholders and being there when it matters most.

Work Arrangement

Donegal Insurance Group has a variety of positions that are either onsite, hybrid, or remote. With each department and position being different, the work arrangement for a specific position will be reviewed with candidates during a initial phone screening. For a fully remote position, the ideal candidate must live within our Donegal footprint (Current approved states for remote work are: AL, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, and, WV. Please note, this list is subject to change without notice.)


Donegal Insurance Group participates in E-Verify in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah. If you reside in one of the listed states, please review the "Notice of E-Verify Participation" and the "Right to Work Poster" on the links below:

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