Financial Advisor

Northwestern Mutual
Job Description

Northwestern Mutual Charleston is seeking talented professionals who are interested in exploring how to build a financial business with the potential to earn a significant income, set their own pace, and maintain a flexible schedule. We are looking for people with a great drive to succeed, the passion to make a difference and the desire to love what they do.

Ideal candidates live in, or are from, the Charleston, WV area.

Choose a Career That Lets You Live Life Differently

Financial Representatives with Northwestern Mutual help clients reach their financial goals, staying with them over time and evolving their plans as their needs change. With more than 50% of Americans believing their financial planning needs improvement, a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities.

For over 100 years, our team of advisors in Charleston has focused on holistic financial planning, building long-term relationships with each other and their clients, and affecting positive change in our community. Mentorship, personal and professional development, and a strong sense of responsibility have driven our track record of success.

As a financial professional, you'll make an impact in the lives of your clients by:

  • Building and managing client relationships by offering personalized, industry-leading solutions to help them protect what they've worked so hard to achieve while also growing their assets for the future
  • Establishing a book of business through organic, sustainable client-focused growth, managing client communication and relationships, and retaining client business
  • Integrating into our firm of 50+ advisors throughout our 5 offices across the state and leveraging the strength of our team to address individual client concerns and needs
  • Growing your own skillsets and knowledge by utilizing our industry-leading training and development programs to hit your own personal career goals

By joining our team, you'll have access to:

  • Our award-winning training & mentorship program, including full financial support for all required professional designations and licensures
  • Continual professional development and training throughout your entire career
  • A culture that promotes diversity, teamwork, work/life balance, recognition and rewards
  • Sponsorship, training, and support to achieve CFPWMACLU, and other industry designations
  • Designated tracks to develop and pursue leadership opportunities and specialized roles
  • Comprehensive Planning Analysis tools, brokerage and advisory platforms, as well as wealth management
  • Client Servicing, Product Sales Support, and Investment Solutions Support through our Financial Planning Services Team (FPS)
  • Compliance Operations through our Onsite compliance staff within the network office and compliance support in the home office

Devotion to its policy owners has led Northwestern Mutual through over 160 years of industry success. Some of our accolades include:?

  • Fortune’s 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies #1 among life insurers for “Financial Soundness” and “Use of Corporate Assets.”
  • Named one of the "50 Best Places to Launch a Career" by BusinessWeek magazine
  • Highest Financial Strength Ratings by Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, Fitch ratings, and A.M. Best
  • Top 5 independent broker-dealers (by 2017 total revenues)
  • Fortune 100 rank: No. 90

Benefits / Rewards: We offer an attractive total compensation package for building a financial security practice

  • Exceptional income potential, as your hard work will directly relate to your sales
  • Up front incentives, commissions, bonuses, and re-occurring revenue (including financial equity in your practice)
  • Expense allowance
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Two company-funded retirement plans
  • Income deferral plans
  • Group life and disability Income Insurance
  • Paid family leave, including for new fathers & adoptions

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree from a four-year institution, or 4+ years of military experience
  • Entrepreneurial ambitions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Track record of personal success
  • Honest, ethical and a strong sense of morality
  • Good communication skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, highly productive, value-driven environment

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: average $40,000 - $100,000 in first year + paid training

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