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Underwriting Assistant - Cleveland, OH

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Join one of the fastest growing and successful Managing General Agents in the country, with a highly digitized underwriting process and much room for advancement.

Under minimal supervision, the position supports the underwriting team in providing efficient and accurate handling of the technical aspects of the underwriting process. Position requires knowledge in Property, GL, Automobile & Excess / Umbrella coverages.

Responsibilities Include

  • Set up and pre-underwrite new and renewal policies

  • Ensure underwriting files are complete

  • Process simple endorsements

  • Follow up of subjectivities

  • Market excess casualty submissions


· Interest in advancement

· 2 years of multiline commercial insurance experience

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

· Ability to work independently and make sound judgments

· Ability to provide excellent customer service and develop strong relationships

About Novum

At heart, Novum is an insurance carrier operating on an agency platform. Novum was formed in 2018 by former Fortune 500 technology and underwriting insurance executives who recognized the deterioration of unwriting expertise in the Managing General Agent space and the gap between startup digital wholesalers and the traditional commercial insurance distribution model. Our core focus is offering customers competitive quotes in a fraction of the time of our competitors, without sacrificing an ounce of underwriting integrity. Located in the Cleveland Ohio area, Novum’s foundation is built on exceptional underwriting and IT talent.

Our Mission

To continuously move forward while always doing what’s right for our customers and partners. To never lose sight of the importance of innovation and underwriting profitability. To never lose sight of our values.

Core Values

Integrity - You can make money doing the right thing. Grow the business in a way we can be proud of.

The Best People - Don't be afraid to hire talent. Surround yourself with the best. Leverage collective genius. Encourage healthy debate.

Partnership - Focus on delivering a great experience and all else will follow. Listen to our customers.

Innovation - Be a problem solver through technology. Do not let structure handcuff you. Implement a better way, then top it.

Diversity - It takes people with different ideas, strengths, and backgrounds to be successful. Create a culture of belonging where all are welcome.

Desire to Be the Best - Deliver the very best in all we do. Hold ourselves accountable for results. Measure success.

Novum Underwriting Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • In-Office / Remote - hybrid


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Independence, OH

To apply, email resume to:

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