American Family Insurance

Surety Development Specialist

  • American Family Insurance
  • Remote
  • Other
  • 30 days ago
$60K - $99K / Year


Job Description

Experienced-level role responsible for day-to-day underwriting and high level agency management support of agents within defined territory. Underwriting authority is limited to commercial surety products. You will report to a Manager, Bonds Sales and Service.

Position Compensation Range:

$60,000.00 - $99,000.00

Pay Rate Type:


Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Responsible for day-to-day underwriting and high-level agency management support of agents within defined territory.
  • Work as part of an overall team to support the achievement of annual business plan for assigned key agencies and maintain and nurture existing agency relationships to ensure a strong, growing, profitable partnership and achieve expected premium production.
  • Meet and maintain service level commitment to both internal and external customers.
  • Analyze financial information, credit reports, contracts, statutes, bond forms, etc. and applies the appropriate use of individual discretionary underwriting authority, while adhering to company and department mandated underwriting guidelines and submission processes, to drive profitable bond growth.
  • Train and provide on-going support to agents.

Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service.
  • Demonstrated experience underwriting bonds.
  • Solid knowledge of bond form language.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing credit and financial information.

  • You will travel up to 10% in this position.
  • Prior surety bond experience preferred (1+ years)

On occasion you may be asked to travel to an office location for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, trainings, and culture events.

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of location and will be considered based upon the needs of the role.


We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirements listed above. Skills can be used in many different ways, and your life and professional experience may be relevant beyond what a list of requirements will capture. We encourage those who are passionate about what we do to apply!

We provide benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, 9 paid holidays and a paid time off program (23 days accrued annually for full-time employees). In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Insurance Group benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination, non-harassment and equal opportunity. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


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