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Director of Underwriting and Marketing

Posting Date: 10/12/2018
Closing Date: Until Filled

Reports to: Executive Director
Exempt, Supervisory

  • Develop and implement strategies to identify and develop new business opportunities within our target market.
  • Develop and manage client service teams to develop strong client relations, respond to employer service needs, manage new business implementations, provide employer reporting, and other employer-related service.
  • Develop and manage marketing teams that are responsible for new business development, coordinating RFP responses with underwriting, delivering annual renewals, consulting with members on plan design and benefit strategy, broker relations, and on-site service as needed.
  • Manage underwriting and proposal unit to balance growth goals with the financial integrity of the pool and the profitability of our book of business.   Ensure that rates and plans are quoted within the IEPB underwriting guidelines.
  • Develop and implement an outcomes based reporting process that enables IEBP to track and measure sales and marketing growth towards goals and objectives.  Provide reports to senior
  • Coordinate closely with other departments to ensure business processes and work flows are effective and efficient.
  • Support the organization’s strategic goals by developing departmental, team and individual performance measures that align with mission and vision. 
  • Implement the underwriting strategies and guidelines as determined by the board of directors and senior management.          
  • Develop and implement training and employee develop programs to ensure department staff has the appropriate knowledge, skills and expertise.
  • Monitor competitive and regulatory environment and develop recommendations for new products and services that support the mission and vision.
  • Coordinate marketing, proposal and renewal communication to ensure that it adheres to IEBP branding, style and editorial guides.
  • Assists in planning and implementing of new and expanded technologies and infrastructure to accommodate growth and the changing needs of TML MultiState IEBP
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the information technology field
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Uses creativity and latitude to perform job functions
  • Effectively interfaces with alliance, partners and vendors to provide successful outcomes to the TML MultiState IEBP membership
  • Protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and records that TML MultiState IEBP creates, receives, maintains or transmits by complying with TML MultiState IEBP policies and procedures, including policies and procedures on physical, administrative and technical safeguards.

Qualifications / Skills Required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Demonstrated experience in managing a book of business to balance underwriting profitability with growth
  • Strong knowledge of employee benefit plan design, employer strategies to manage benefit costs, and commercial insurance marketplace
  • Strong knowledge of underwriting methodology, rating techniques and principles of self-insurance
  • Demonstrated success in marketing and sales of health insurance or employee benefits products
  • Demonstrated success in managing individuals and teams to achieve organizational goals as well as individual growth and development
  • Experience in developing relationships with agent/broker/consultant community



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, advanced degree preferred
  • At least 10 years’ progressively responsible experience in group health underwriting and/or marketing, with a pool preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Strong skills with MS Word, Excel, Power Point and ability to quickly learn proprietary databases• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. eoe.

To Apply
Please submit your resume with a cover letter to Human Resources. Indicate the position you are applying for and detail how you meet the qualifications listed. You may fax this information to (512) 719-6717, email us at Email Us, or mail it to:
TML Health
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 140644
Austin, TX 78714-0644