Underwriter - Commercial Lines - Remote

Risk Management
69753 Requisition #

Hanover XS (now an RPS Company) while the name has changed, Hanover XS continues to serve insurance agents in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. Located in the heart of Wilmington, North Carolina we have the local expertise on all things coastal. We have weathered the storms with over 240 years of combined underwriting experience. 

Our team is looking for a Commercial Lines Underwriter who will handle new business, renewal, rating and adjustment inquiries generated from your clients, referring as required internally or to Insurers. The goal of this role is to support branch growth and develop your career as an Underwriter/Producer. This role can be seated remotely anywhere in North Carolina.

How you will contribute to the business: 

  • Underwriting and Underwriting Services which includes underwriting submissions in accordance with delegated underwriting authority and established guidelines
  • Processing customer requests for quotes, re-quotes, endorsements, renewals, planning agency travel, working with Business Development Manager to develop territory
  • Agency visits (once safe to travel) to build and maintain quality relationships with customers and prospect opportunities
  • Collaborate with internal teammates to strategically build your brand in your community  
  • Develop expertise in your market by attending corporate and carrier trainings and seminars 

Work Traits:

  • Good communication and a disciplined approach to managing leads
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Active listening and ability to negotiate 
  • Strong business development skills
  • Maintain market knowledge


  • Bachelor's degree and 2 or more years related work experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications


  • Ability to obtain P&C Licensing within 3 months of employment

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the U.S. For U.S. employment opportunities, Risk Placement Services, Inc. hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H, or L visas), such as students in practical training status.  Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. RPS will require proof of work authorization.
  • Willing to execute RPS’ Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure. 



RPS offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.


Risk Placement Services believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Risk Placement Services will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.



Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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