Market Business Development Specialist - Atlanta, GA

Edward Jones Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 weeks ago

Opportunity Overview

The Branch Development division at Edward Jones hires, trains, supports and develops the branch team to deliver the ideal client experience. As the key connection between branches and the home office, you'll play a vital role in driving positive results in the core profit center of the firm and in gaining critical insights that shape our business.

Here, you'll help branch teams grow both their clients and their leadership skills, providing innovative thinking to continue evolving our training, development, recognition and rewards in ways that best engage our unique branches.

Department: Planning and Development, Branch Development Division Atlanta, GA

Would you describe a gratifying career as helping increase performance and retention through training? Do you enjoy building relationships and collaborating with others in support of a market to attaining sustainability? Have you been commended for your ability to engage and inspire others to drive for results? If so, the Market/Business Development Specialist could be the right career move for you! As a Market/Business Development Specialist you will assist in the acceleration and growth of our branches by partnering with individual Financial Advisors to develop strategies aligned with their purpose to exceed business objectives and support them as they build a sustainable business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver training and serve as a consultant to Branch Teams in order to increase performance and retention of Financial Advisors in the market

  • Accelerate the sustainability of a market through partnership with home office and regional leadership teams to build the capabilities of others by providing updates regarding trends and themes based on observations

  • Develop strong relationships and collaborate with branch teams and key stakeholders to identify strengths, weaknesses, or other opportunities to support identified goals

  • Work in partnership with Home Office areas supporting leadership team members to address needs and attain resources

  • Develop self and team to increase contributions to the firm's vision by soliciting feedback from leaders, stakeholders and other associates

Position Requirements

  • Must live in the Atlanta market, daily travel within market required

  • Securities Industry Essential Exam, Series 7 license, Series 66 license within the first 8 to 10 weeks of hire with a two-time testing policy; a study calendar and study materials will be provided

  • Bachelor's degree OR equivalent work experience

  • 3 to 5 years prior successful sales experience in the financial services industry with experience building a client base and converting prospects into clients using multiple client sourcing strategies (residential, business, networking and social media) preferred

  • Ability to train and motivate others leading to results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, facilitation and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, coordinate numerous tasks and monitor own progress

  • Professional Dress Required

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Market Business Development Specialist - Atlanta, GA

Edward Jones