Make a difference with a career in insuranceAt The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, we put people first and apply the Golden Rule to our daily operations. To put this into action, we're looking for extraordinary people to join our talented team. Our service-oriented, ethical, knowledgeable, caring associates are the heart of our vision to be the best company serving independent agents. We help protect families and businesses as they work to prevent or recover from a loss. Share your talents to help us reach for continued success as we bring value to the communities we serve and demonstrate that Actions Speak Louder in Person®. If you're ready to build productive relationships, collaborate within a diverse team, embrace challenges and develop your skills, then Cincinnati may be the place for you. We offer career opportunities where you can contribute and grow. Start your journey with usThe Surety department is currently seeking a polished regional director for our Surety Field Operations for Large Contract in the Boston, MA area. Be ready to\:manage and develop a large contract surety book for the assigned territory, including\:identifying opportunities and working with agencies to write new accountsconducting meetings with agents and contractorsevaluating principals, operationally and financially, for surety creditapproving bonds and programs within assigned authorityrecommending underwriting decision on bonds or accounts exceeding authorityunderstanding and employing the company's underwriting approach and philosophyperforming analysis and recording activity in underwriting and administrative tools and systemsability to appoint new agencies relationships that have a core focus on surety development.ability to develop and maintain close agency relationshipsdisplay a high degree of professionalism, underwriting expertise and familiarity with the local construction and economic environmentsupport commercial surety and small contract lines with a hands on knowledge of related tools, procedures and objectivesdevelop growth and profitability plans including cross-selling strategies for all surety linescommunicate and interact with agencies and customers, effectively and with confidence. This includes your HQ underwriting and support teams and CIC sales people in your territorygive polished surety presentations to agents and bond principalstravel to meet with agents, account executives, and bond principals in your assigned territory
Be equipped with\:
supplemental surety and/or insurance-specific training or knowledge, such as represented by AFSB, CPCU or other designations and/or courses of study
basic computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
strong organizational and decision-making skills
excellent written and verbal communication skills
strong proficiency with financial analysis and knowledge of construction accounting methods
existing agency and contractor relationships that can attract and develop large contract surety business preferred
evaluate and interpret bonds, contracts, credit reports and loan agreements
adapt to change
manage multiple, competing tasks or priorities
work independently and with others
set and adhere to goals
work as needed to get the job done
deliver superior service
A bachelor's degree, preferably in finance ,accountancy, or economics and five years surety underwriting experience, focusing on larger contractors with higher levels of bond activity
Providing outstanding service and developing strong relationships with our independent agents are hallmarks of our company. Whether you have experience from another carrier or you're new to the insurance industry, we promote a lifelong learning approach. Cincinnati provides you with the tools and training to be successful and to become a trusted, respected insurance professional - all while enjoying a meaningful career.
Enjoy benefits and amenities
Your commitment to providing strong service, sharing best practices and creating solutions that impact lives is appreciated. To increase the well-being and satisfaction of our associates, we offer a variety of benefits and amenities. Learn more about our benefits and amenities packages.
Embrace a diverse team
As a relationship-based organization, we welcome and value a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race; creed; color; sex, including sexual orientation, gender identity and transgender status; religion; national origin; age; disability; military service; veteran status; pregnancy; AIDS/HIV or genetic information; or any other basis prohibited by law. Learn more about the Federal Employment Notices.