Hobson Associates

Business Development Underwriter (Northeast-CT/RI)

Job Id: 21488
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Insurance
Worksite Location: Remote (Must reside in Northeast US preferred CT or RI)
Location: Remote (Northeastern US - CT or RI) .
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Surplus Lines Production Underwriter
Looking for something MORE!?... A fun, collaborative work environment- PLUS longevity, and an upward career trajectory!?

It’s OK to admit you want it all, such as:

  • Exceptional & diverse team of employees…
  • Great company culture…
  • Profitable business model…

Join an innovative excess and surplus lines insurance provider that has the best specialty insurance products out there! They are growing, and on the hunt to add an experienced Business Development Underwriter to their team!


As Business Development Underwriter, you’ll be primarily responsible for managing an assigned underwriting territory to achieve profitable growth, including underwriting new business, renewals, endorsements, and other transactions. In addition, your role will include identifying new business opportunities and managing agency relationships.


  • Bachelor's degree plus 6+ years of related insurance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated success working in commercial lines property casualty insurance.
  • Experience with General Liability & Property underwriting required. Excess & Surplus highly preferred.  Middle Market Commercial underwriting with Construction also considered.
  • A background working with and building relationships with independent agents.
  • Proficiency with computer programs, including Microsoft Windows, Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.), familiarity with online underwiring programs- (e.g., SAGE, Silver Plume, and Reference Connect).
  • Advanced professional insurance designations (i.e., CPCU, ASLI, and AU) or completion of other-insurance related classes is preferred.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD
  • 401(k).
  • Work/life balance, generous PTO, and flex hours.
  • Diverse, dynamic team environment.
  • Tons of career development opportunities


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Contact Recruiter:

Robin Bland, CPC

Partner, Practice Manager - Insurance

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