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Job Title
Personal Lines Underwriter
Overland Park, KS 66210 US (Primary)
About Our Company Information
Burns & Wilcox is the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager. In 1969, the late Herbert W. Kaufman recognized an opportunity to fill a void in the industry by establishing Burns & Wilcox as a wholesale brokerage and underwriting organization that would provide brokers and agents with unique access to a variety of insurance markets and help place their specialty risks. Today under the leadership of Mr. Kaufman’s son, Alan Jay Kaufman, that entrepreneurial spirit is thriving as Burns & Wilcox offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance agents of all sizes, from the large alphabet houses to the more than 30,000 brokers and agent partners worldwide.
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Sales, Underwriting
Job Type
Job Description


• Develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits, telemarketing and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners 
• Evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing 
• Develop and submit underwriting referrals, where required, to company brokerage facilities and Burns & Wilcox management 
• Monitor key metrics, such as, new business hit ratio, renewal retention ratio, premium growth, and loss ratio, formulating corrective action where necessary 
• Mentor and train Assistant Underwriters as needed 


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience 
• Minimum 3 years of multi-line underwriting experience, Personal Lines experience preferred 
• Strong sales and marketing skills a must, business acumen, interest in continued education and professional development 
• Insurance license, CPCU, CIC or comparable designations preferred 


• Competitive base compensation & highly lucrative sales incentive bonus plan 
• Health benefits & 401K with employer match 
• Employer paid continuing education courses and designations 
• Many opportunities for career advancement 

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive for career advancement and desire to develop relationships while growing a book of business.