MassMutual Financial Group Financial Advisor (Salary plus bonus) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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MassMutual’s Strategic Wealth Partners is a startup remote, virtual advisory firm. Our team is comprised of trusted financial educators and architects that creatively guide clients through their financial journey. We listen, educate and collaborate to champion each client’s goals with integrity and passion. Our mission is to create a best-in-class virtual experience that empowers clients to take control of their destiny, on their terms. Using your expertise and relationship-building skills, you will lead clients through identifying opportunities, developing strategies and executing solutions that will lead to achieving their goals and aspirations.

What you’ll do

Use a consultative approach to understand client needs and educate them on opportunities

  • Develop deep and meaningful relationships with individuals and families

  • Discover and evaluate through thorough fact finding all the client needs, including wealth management, retirement planning, protection and college savings

  • Understand clients’ risk tolerance and align with appropriate solutions

Partner with the advisor team and specialists to build, implement and maintain client plans

  • Build custom solutions and plans, with the appropriate level of detail, that reflect clients’ financial needs, goals and aspirations

  • Help clients balance the acquisition of assets and liquidity needs to meet and maintain their lifestyles

  • Partner with specialists to create ongoing, personalized and comprehensive solutions that address strategies designed to help clients achieve their financial goals

  • Monitor client progress on the execution of their plan, communicate and adjust regularly, investigating ways to deepen client relationships

Advocate and contribute to the success, culture and reputation of the firm

  • Achieve goals consistent with the company's expectations such as customer satisfaction, sales results and servicing clients with a holistic approach

  • Facilitate virtual educational seminars

  • Generate leads from existing clients and convert leads into new clients by developing deep, trusted relationships

  • Implement a customer-centric approach, meeting on their terms and timelines

  • Provide strategic and personalized insight for your clients with support from a company that values high integrity

  • Assist in attracting new talent

Act as a consultant to the launch of MassMutual Strategic Wealth Partners

  • Contribute to the build-out of the firm’s processes and procedures

  • Author scripts for our series of client engagement interactions

  • Build workflows into the firm’s customer relationship management (CRM) software

  • Provide feedback to streamline product delivery processes

  • Actively participate in team trainings / coaching sessions

What you bring to our team :

Proven execution skills to drive collaboration and a team-centric approach to provide a best-in-class client experience

  • Focus on exceeding individual and company expectations and getting better – everyone, every day

  • Ability to achieve results by actively listening, understanding and creating solutions as part of a team with virtual customers

  • Ability to foster an environment of respect that promotes learning from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas

  • Mindset that thrives in ambiguity and shifting priorities

  • Creative thinking with a desire to challenge existing conventions and norms

  • Experience operating a technology-infused practice

Proven ability to build, strengthen and maintain trusted relationships

  • Exceptional communication skills and strong virtual presence

  • High emotional intelligence

  • Empathy

  • Ability to explain financial terminology in a way that is easy for a client to understand

  • Collaborative, client-centric approach to provide best-in-class client experience

  • Strong desire to help clients

The ability to develop and execute financial strategies with minimal guidance

  • Ability to perform in-depth needs analysis using the applicable technology

  • Solution based, data-driven thinking to analyze root causes

  • Broad knowledge of investments, insurance, taxes, retirement, college savings, estate planning, risk management and capital gains planning

  • Excellent problem solving and research skills

Support you’ll receive

  • Company-sponsored lead generation

  • Industry-leading training to help you succeed in your new role

  • Ongoing business development training, mentorship and networking opportunities

  • The opportunity to succeed with the flexibility to balance your personal life and work life

Minimum requirements

  • Life and Health, FINRA Series 6 and 63

  • FINRA Series 7 within 6 months of joining

  • College degree preferred; in lieu of degree, additional work experience

  • 3-7 years’ experience

  • Experience with CRM, financial planning software (Money Guide Pro/eMoney preferred) and electronic order entry systems

Additional preferred skills

  • Financial Industry designations (e.g. CFP, CLU, ChFC)

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)