Represent the Ameriprise Franchise Group (AFG) and/or Ameriprise Advisor Group (AAG) to all channels of distribution with the goal of recruiting quality new advisors into the firm. Travel throughout their territory building relationships with advisors at competing firms who may be open to considering a change in affiliation and is accountable for overall regional recruiting results.
Manage advisor recruiting pipeline by leveraging team resources, implementing best practices and activity. Maintain accurate and timely candidate records in recruiting contact management system and report accurately on results. Communicate advisor recruiting status and results effectively to internal and external audiences. Answer advisor questions and resolve issues as needed.
Communicate Ameriprise value proposition through brokerage knowledge and expertise effectively to prospective advisors. (i.e., overcome objections, provide clarifying information, etc.). Evaluate advisor practices to ensure portability of assets and compliance with company hiring standards.
Create a consistent, high volume flow of qualified candidates through various sources including referrals from online tools, networking with local wholesalers in the region, and firm marketing/advertising through industry publications. Build centers of influence to promote advisor referral opportunities with existing franchise advisors and other field staff to develop local recruiting sources.
Build and maintain strong partnerships between corporate partners, field leaders and advisors to achieve recruiting goals aligned with business strategies. Set expectations with advisors and field leaders around recruiting process. Extensive phone work is instrumental to success in the role.
Demonstrate and maintain a strong fundamental knowledge of products, process and capabilities for broker dealer. Maintain current industry competitive intelligence, benchmarking and analysis.
Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent (4-years)
Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience.
Post-secondary education and relevant work experience may be interchanged to meet the combined total years of minimum required qualifications for
education and experience.
Proven understanding of products, process and capabilities for broker dealer.
Experienced in recruiting efforts within the financial services industry.
Proven success in driving results and managing multiple priorities effectively.
Demonstrated ability to work independently; viewed as effective and trusted business partner with field leadership and internal partners.
Outstanding relationship management, negotiation, collaboration and influencing skills.
Demonstrated ability to assess readiness and to coach and develop others.
Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, tracking and follow-up.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Support and drive diversity hiring efforts.
Series 7 preferred.
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At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.
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