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Achieve your dreams and help clients realize theirs with a career at Ameriprise Financial.

Our success is based on relationships, established and strengthened by talented people like you. Ameriprise Financial is a longstanding leader in financial planning and advice with a holistic approach that fosters lasting personal relationships and helps people feel confident about their financial future. When you join Ameriprise, you’ll find unparalleled culture, support and opportunities to make a difference in clients’ lives.

Take the first step in joining our team of talented professionals by applying for a position below.

Associate Financial Advisor

Help conduct the operation of a financial advisory practice with an independent franchisee of Ameriprise Financial. Assist financial advisor(s) to help clients achieve their financial goals. The franchise owner will lead you to hone your skills, build a base of clients, and create a unique client experience for the practice. This position will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements.

This role provides client and practice support through managing client data, preparing financial plans and other deliverables, coordinating/tracking projects, organizing client seminars and other practice management tasks as needed.

Responsibilities and time allocation will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.

Position functions:

Marketing and client acquisition

  • Develop and implement annual marketing plan to meet client acquisition goals
  • Drive client acquisition using referral program, network marketing and natural markets
  • Contact clients and prospects to set up meetings or appointments
  • Coordinate seminars and client appreciation events
  • Implement online marketing initiatives (website, social media)
  • Implement local advertising and media relations

Financial planning and advice

  • Identify clients to engage in planning relationships
  • Prepare planning discussions and deliverables for client meetings
  • Gather and enter client data into Financial Planning Tool Suite
  • Perform case analysis and develop recommendations
  • Conduct and participate in client meetings to deliver recommendations and advice
  • Answer questions for clients and hold clients accountable

Product solutions

  • Assess the client’s risk tolerance, goals and time frame
  • Recommend portfolio and product solutions that persuade clients based on their needs
  • Develop product deliverables
  • Conduct transactions and execute trades to align with portfolios on behalf of clients
  • Monitor economy, markets, and world events to determine strategic rebalancing
  • Manage wholesaler relationships

Business management and client care

  • Review and implement work methods and procedures for quality improvement
  • Delegate work and provide feedback, training and technical/general support
  • Set up and maintain files, records and client management system
  • Ongoing communication with clients including email, phone calls and letters

Key traits of a successful associate financial advisor:

  • Ability to source prospective clients and present planning strategies
  • Entrepreneurial desire to grow the business with initiative in business development
  • Ability to recommend suitable investment products and services
  • Success at planning/managing resources and high level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as required by advisor and Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance
  • Current client database preferred

Education and other designations:

  • College degree or higher
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Have or be able to obtain licenses and registrations for securities, including: Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses

To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to breagan.r.webb@ampf.com.

This position will be an employee/contractor of an independent Franchise Advisor, not of Ameriprise Financial.

Intern

Help conduct the operation of a financial advisory practice with an independent franchisee of Ameriprise Financial. Assist in daily business operations allowing the advisor to focus on client acquisition and deepening client relationships.

Provide support across the business through a variety of different projects that may include scheduling meetings, preparing client communications, tracking new business correspondence, setting up and maintaining the client management system, and coordinating marketing events.

Responsibilities and time allocation will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.

Position functions:

Business Management Projects

  • Schedule and prepare agendas and forms for client appointments
  • Sit in on client meetings
  • Answer client questions
  • Copy and follow-up with home office on related issues
  • Assist the others in the practice
  • Assess the practice’s online and local presence and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Coordinate practice marketing events

Client care

  • Greet and extend hospitality to clients and document client communications
  • Conduct client appointment reminder calls and check-in calls on follow up items
  • Prepare correspondence for advisor signature
  • Set up and maintain client management system

Key Traits of a Successful Intern:

  • Effective communication with clients, advisors and staff
  • Strong computer and phone skills
  • Efficient time management, organization, attention to detail, and multitasking skills
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor and Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to continually learn and grow

Education and Other Designations:

  • High school degree or higher
  • Enrolled college student (Preferably Sophomore or Junior status)

To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to breagan.r.webb@ampf.com.

This position will be an employee/contractor of an independent Franchise Advisor, not of Ameriprise Financial.