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Northwestern Mutual, Financial Advisor (Entry Level), Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11603

Fri, August 5, 2016

Explore this position in your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 11603

Our financial advisory firm is seeking new Financial Advisors to join growing practice. Strong applicants will have exceptional interpersonal skills, have a history of personal success, and have a demonstrated interest in business, finance, or entrepreneurism. 

Financial Advisors provide expert guidance and innovative solutions for the planning needs of individuals and businesses in the areas of retirement planning, insurance and investment services, estate planning, business planning, education funding, and employee benefits. They strive to understand their clients' goals and dreams in order to develop comprehensive financial solutions that will help their clients reach financial success Financial Advisors are given the flexibility to build their own practice while receiving support from our firm’s exceptional network of financial specialists, training and educational programs, and mentoring opportunities. 

Desired Skills and Experience 
•BA or BS degree from a four-year institution required 
•Prior financial services experience not needed-- extensive training provided 
•Recent College Graduates (August 2016 / December 2016) encouraged to apply 
•Entry Level 
•0-2 years of professional experience 

We want people with different backgrounds and work experience, including but not limited to: 
•Financial management, insurance, and financial services 
•Executive leadership 
•Community influencers 
•Former athletes 
•Military background 
•Candidate must be an accomplished communicator with strong verbal and written skills 
•Prior sales and/or business experience preferred 

It’s also a plus if you have strong interpersonal management skills, and are a self-starter who is motivated to become an executive and has had personal success and professional success 

A career with Northwestern Mutual not only provides outstanding income potential, but will provide you the opportunity of impacting the lives of others in a professional setting that emphasizes and values relationships and integrity. 

Additionally, Northwestern Mutual is committed to offering its Financial Advisors a comprehensive compensation and benefits program which includes: 
•Exceptional Income Potential 
•Leadership Opportunities 
•Sponsorship of Licensing/Credentialing 
•Development Stipends 
•Expense Allowance 
•Comprehensive Medical Coverage 
•Retirement Package; Pension Plan 
•Group Life and Disability Income Insurance 

As a financial representative, a typical day may include: 
•Digging deep with clients and prospects to help formulate financial strategies 
•Developing tailored solutions for each client 
•Training and coaching from people who know their stuff, who are experts in management and executives in the financial field 
•Managerial team meetings to set goals 
•Making calls to prospective clients 

Devotion to its policy owners has led Northwestern Mutual through 150 years of industry success. Some of our accolades include: 
•#110 on Fortune 500 in 2014 
•"World's Most Admired" Company in our Industry by Fortune in 2015 
•Top 125 Companies for Training & Development (2009-2015) 
•Top 10 Independent Broker Dealer by Financial Planning Magazine ('05-'14) 
•Top 50 Companies to Launch a Career With by Business Week from ('06-'13) 
•Named one of the "50 Best Companies to Sell For" by Selling Power magazine 
•Named one of the "50 Best Places to Launch a Career" by BusinessWeek magazine 
•Top 10 independent broker-dealers 

Northwestern Mutual has always received the highest possible financial strength ratings from the four major ratings agencies: 
•A.M. Best: A++ 
•Fitch Ratings: AAA 
•Standard & Poor’s: AAA 
•Moody’s Investors Service: Aaa

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