Associate Investment Consultant

The associate investment consultant works collaboratively with the financial advisor to proactively grow and service an existing client base, along with developing new clients, within the investment program. If you’re interested in starting a career in the financial services industry, yet have limited experience, starting as an associate investment consultant might be a great option to consider. Find out more about the responsibilities and qualifications needed to become an associate investment consultant with Cetera Investment Services below.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and build new client relationships.
  • Service existing clients in a timely manner; guide members and customers about the advantages, risks, and disadvantages of different products
  • Consult with the financial advisor to determine which products best meet the member or customer’s needs
  • Foster internal referral programs to grow new business
  • Successfully complete all mandatory training in a timely manner
  • Understand and comply with all aspects of the bank or credit union and Cetera policies and practices, including laws and regulations governing the duties and responsibilities of product sales
  • Maintain all necessary licenses and registrations as required
  • Maintain superior and courteous service to promote products and expand member or customer relationships
  • Exceed member or customer expectations in terms of accuracy, efficiency, courtesy, and professionalism

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Job Requirements

With a strong focus on sales and service, the associate investment consultant should be a true people person who enjoys developing professional and mutually beneficial relationships with a wide variety of people. Candidates should be self-motivated and driven to exceed expectations in all they do. Additional requirements of the associate investment consultant include:

  • FINRA Series 6 or 7 and 63 licenses
  • State Life and Health Insurance license of the state where applying, or willingness to obtain
  • Experience in sales, marketing, and business development skills
  • Strong desire and ability to be trained, coached, and mentored
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • College degree (preferred)

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Available Opportunities

Contact us or fill out the form below to learn more about our associate investment consultant positions.

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