Associate Graduate Underwriter- Entertainment, New York

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Prepares underwriting process within own area of responsibility and expertise (with limited underwriting authority) and liaises with other functions to ensure timely/accurate policy administration. Develop and maintain peer level relationships with brokers.

##Underwrite new and renewal accounts to meet top and bottom line targets within predefined underwriting authority.~crlf~##Participates in the acquisition of new business and retention of existing business (including client and broker negotiations where necessary) in line with underwriting strategy.~crlf~##Proactively prepare relevant underwriting information including client/market research and claims data.~crlf~##Assist in the evaluation of Natural Catastrophe Accumulation for Entertainment.~crlf~##Assist in pricing of risks, using global tools as appropriate.~crlf~##Ensure underwriting compliance is in line with Entertainment governance framework (e.g., Underwriting Authorities, global MSU, Underwriting Guidelines, and Rules and Principles).~crlf~##Assist in ensuring contract certainty is achieved on all accounts at time of inception.~crlf~##Proactively establish and maintain policy file (whether electronic or paper) for each risk and transaction handled.~crlf~##Ensure accurate policy documentation issued to broker (where AGCS responsibility to do so) or broker has issued documentation (where broker responsibility).~crlf~##Support administration of International Insurance Programs for Entertainment.~crlf~##Manages timely and accurate booking of policy premiums and credit control/collection processes.~crlf~##Proactively work with other functions (e.g., operations, credit control) to resolve outstanding accounts queries.~crlf~##Positively represent AGCS externally to the market.~crlf~##Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in Underwriting process, including MMC, ARC, Claims, and Operations.~crlf~##Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g., risk managers).~crlf~##Continue to develop knowledge of policy forms and underwriting proficiency.~crlf~~crlf~

##Degree in Economics, Law, or other appropriate discipline preferred;~crlf~##Basic understanding of AGCS Entertainment products and portfolio;~crlf~##Ability to build relationships with brokers at peer group level;~crlf~##Willingness to learn regional/local Entertainment insurance markets and competitor landscape;~crlf~##Basic understanding of legal and regulatory framework;~crlf~##Willingness to work in a complex, global matrix organization;~crlf~##Ability to learn to assess risk inherent exposures and natural hazards relevant to Entertainment;~crlf~##Ability to learn how to analyze current performance against benchmarks, applying how the market operates and functions, the business needs and customer needs;~crlf~##Aptitude to learn how to design, develop and implement consistent, robust wordings;~crlf~##Willingness to learn about the policy administration life cycle, information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, credit control, and cancellation;~crlf~##Ability to clearly and effectively express ideas and messages verbally and in writing;~crlf~##Ability to persuade and motivate others to act without direct authority; and~crlf~##Ability to effectively absorb information from various sources, then analyze, study or examine data in detail and draw appropriate conclusions.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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