Financial Advisor

Northwestern Mutual - Louisiana & Mississippi
Job Description
Choose a Career That Lets You Live Life Differently

Think about a goal that you've accomplished; whether it was helping your team win a championship, paying off debt or running your first 10K; the feeling of accomplishment is undeniable.  Now think about how helping others reach their financial goals will feel- both for you and your clients.  
Financial representatives with Northwestern Mutual help clients reach their financial goals, staying with them over time and evolving their plans as their needs change. And with more than half of Americans believing their financial planning needs improvement (Northwestern Mutual Planning and Progress Study 2015), a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities.
You’ll partner with clients by creating personalized financial plans built on their unique needs and desires. And through our industry-leading solutions, you’ll help them protect what they’ve worked so hard to achieve while also growing their assets for the future.
We’re looking for competitive individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. You’ll be matched up with experienced mentors and coaches who will help you get started and stay with you throughout your career.
Recognized by FORTUNE as one of the “World’s Most Admired” companies, Northwestern Mutual has been among the leads in the financial services industry for nearly 160 years and has a proven track record of financial success.
By joining our team, you’ll have access to:
  • An award-winning training program to help you get started.
  • Mentorship and professional development training throughout your entire career.
  • A culture that promotes diversity, teamwork, work/life balance, recognition, and rewards.
  • Full financial support for professional designations and certifications for both your personal and professional business growth.
  • The opportunity to pursue leadership and specialized roles.
  • Exceptional income potential, as your hard work will directly relate to your sales results. Our financial representatives are compensated through commissions, bonuses, repeat business, and client retention.
Our clients desire the following from their financial representative:
  • A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
  • Someone who builds relationships centered on trust, open communication, and transparency.
  • The courage and ability to have difficult conversations when needed.
  • A commitment to ongoing learning, including staying current on financial news, laws and the impacts on their clients.
  • Someone who is proactive and focused on providing excellent customer services.
  • While you help your clients achieve financial security, Northwestern Mutual will also help you.
  • Top-ranking training program (as recognized by Training magazine, 2015)
  • Exceptional income potential.
  • Comprehensive medical coverage.
  • Two company-funded retirement plans (pension plan and 401(k) plan).
  • Sponsorship of licensing and designations.
  • Personalized mentorship from top-performing advisors.
  • Group life and disability income insurance.
Northwestern Mutual?has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for 161 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to spend life living. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients. 
With $265.0 billion?in assets, $28.1 billion?in revenues, and more than?$1.8 trillion?worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.5 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company holds more than $125 billion of client assets as a part of its wealth management company and investment services. 
We are strong supporters of our financial workforce nationwide as well as our home office professionals in Milwaukee, WI. We’re continuing to grow, and we believe diversity makes us stronger as we help shape the future of financial security.
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