Looking to make a real difference?
You belong right here.
Come build a rewarding career helping others achieve their financial dream at an organization that values your own long-term success. With your unique talents, you have what it takes to be bold and brilliant in everything you do and reach new heights for a company dedicated to diversity and inclusion, community and you.
If you share that belief, this is where you belong.
Join our team of nearly 6,000 associates across 40 different locations worldwide and start your future today.
Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Start your career with us as a Retirement Consultant on our IRA Sales team!
Empower Retirement is the second-largest retirement services provider in the United States, serving more than 38,000 plans and 9 million participants. We are transforming the way individuals, plan sponsors and financial professionals approach retirement planning. Empower Retirement is committed to helping people replace for life the income they made while working. We're excited to grow our team, so come grow with us!
Your opportunity in this role:
Join the Retirement Consultation Team, a growing team of professionals, excited to help customers save for retirement and other financial goals by providing world class service and engaging in consultative discussions
Learn about Empower as a company, its culture, values, and its processes
Complete a robust, paid training program that will prepare you for success as an Empower Retirement Consultant and enable you to obtain valuable industry licenses
Practice active listening, open ended dialogue, and rapport building through our EMPOWER conversation model structured to gain in depth customer financial needs analysis, educate on solutions and help customers take appropriate next steps
Work with active and terminated participants of employer-sponsored plans to provide service, support advice and guidance on variety of needs including distribution and rollover options, consolidation, investment conversations, savings and contributions strategies, and more
Handle inbound conversations, make outbound calls, handle service requests, research and resolve issues, develop and implement strategies discussed to help customer achieve retirement goals.
Identify referral opportunities to partners who may provide next step or in depth complex solutions such as financial wellness, taxable investment strategies, or financial planning
Work on a team of approximately 12 to 18 other retirement consultants, working toward both individual goals and team goals to achieve customer excellence and sales targets
Advance career through future internal development opportunities
Demonstrate your positive attitude engaging with peers across the organization to problem solve and deliver results
Take complex retirement and financial decisions and simplify them so our customers are educated and extremely satisfied
Use innovative tools and services to find the best options and strategies to help customers keep the money they've saved working for them
Exceed sales and service goals by managing your time, conversations and activity.
Delight our customers through incoming and outgoing phone calls
Take advantage of the highly competitive benefits and total compensation package Empower offers
What you bring to the role (Required):
Passion for financial concepts like investments, managed solutions and brokerage products
Desire to learn, adapt and change easily
Awesome technical skills utilizing various software such as Windows, Microsoft Office, SalesForce, and Netx360
Stellar verbal communication skills and can deliver persuasive solutions
Ease when managing multiple priorities and ability to handle stressful situations and people
Motivation to be a self-starter with the ability to master new information quickly
The desire to work in fun, fast paced environment and make a difference every day
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and professional work experience
FINRA 7 and 63 registrations within corporate-established timelines
What's in it for you?
We believe that providing our associates with the means to lead a healthy and balanced life results in the best possible work performance. As an employee you will be eligible to participate in the following benefits:
401(K) with company match
Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Paid Annual Leave
Monthly Incentive Compensation
Paid Volunteer Time
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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