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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.

Planning Assistant

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.

This role provides client relationship and general practice management support through gathering client data, preparing client deliverables and touch points, organizing client files, coordinating/tracking projects, organizing the logistics of client seminars, setting up new business, and performing other business 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:

Administrative/business management

  • Prepare correspondence for advisor signature
  • Copy and follow-up with home office on related issues
  • Coordinate marketing events
  • Schedule, prepare agendas and forms, and conduct reminder and follow-up calls for client appointments
  • Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients
  • Manage the flow of wholesalers in the office. Submit and track invoices for payments
  • Assist the others in the practice

Client care

  • Greet clients upon arrival
  • Set up and maintain client management system
  • Write notes or letters to clients and administer client appreciation tasks
  • Document client contact/calls

Key traits of a successful Planning Assistant:

  • Effective communication with clients, advisors and staff
  • Efficient time management, attention to detail, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as 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

To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to

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