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Financial Advisor - Northwestern Mutual

Date Posted: Nov 06, 2020
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 16, 2021

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 half marathon; the feeling of accomplishment is undeniable. Now think about how helping others reach their 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[1], 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 the “World’s Most Admired” companies, Northwestern Mutual has been among the leaders in the financial services industry for over 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 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, bonus, repeat business and client retention.

The Opportunity

  • Representatives help clients to achieve and maintain financial security by providing financial advice and matching solutions with client’s needs and goals.
  • Develop rapport with clients and foster long-term relationships.
  • Be knowledgeable about Northwestern Mutual financial products and financial market trends.
  • Build and maintain client bases, keep current client financial plans up-to-date and build a portfolio of new clients on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide dedicated and focused client experiences.





Desired Skills & Experience

  • BA or BS degree from a four-year institution required. Candidate must be an accomplished communicator with strong verbal and written skills.
  • Prior sales and/or business experience preferred.
  • Enjoys building relationships
  • Candidate must also possess a history of personal and professional success.
  • Prior financial services experience not needed -- extensive training platform provided


  • Top-ranked training program (as recognized by Training magazine, 2019).
  • 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.
  • On-site Starbucks and dry-cleaning services
  • Gym membership discount

For more information, please visit our Financial Representative career page at


Company Overview

San Diego, California, United States of America

Since 1857, Northwestern Mutual has consistently focused on one ambition: to do the right thing for the people who put their trust in us. We exist to help our clients manage financial risk and achieve financial security through our insurance and inve... Read More

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