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Advisory Platform Specialist

Lincoln Financial Group Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description

Alternate Locations:Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.



Requisition #57823


About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customers lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

As the Advisory Platform Specialist, you will promote and support advisor adoption and utilization of Lincoln Financial Networks Advisory Platform across the country. You will collaborate with Internal and External Consultants to execute on the advisory sales and marketing plans. You will consult with advisors in the field to help them navigate their advisory platform options and help reposition legacy business on the firms sponsored platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Primary focus will be working with Advisory Sales and Consulting team and the LFN Financial Advisors to aid in platform consolidation initiatives, proposal generation, and analysis of the assets spread across the current LFN asset management platforms.
  • Performs and delivers on active campaigns within territory/region to promote Advisory initiatives to advisors and staff.
  • Communicates processes and procedural aspects of the advisory platform to advisors and staff over the phone.
  • Fields inbound calls from advisors and their staff in support of all regions and provide advice and guidance to advisors.
  • Coordinates and prepares Advisory Consultants for their in office training seminars with advisors and their staff.
  • Communicates to advisors on changes and impact to their practice
  • Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of your region of responsibility.
  • Identifies and communicates process improvements that reduce workloads and improve quality for the Advisory Platform initiatives.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for your assigned area of responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

Education

  • Undergraduate degree or 4+ years of comparable work experience
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 preferred, required within 6 months of hire

Experience

  • 1-3+ years of experience in Financial Services that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Knowledge of various areas of financial and insurance, including annuities, life insurance, and retirement products
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, marketing mindset, and strong presentation skills.
  • Possess strong technical skills including web based technology.
  • Possess the ability to identify training needs and then execute of the training plan
  • Ability to proactively build strong relationships.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve while utilizing sound judgement.
  • Computer skills consisting of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Proficiency with e-mail systems.
  • Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.
  • Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify and balance the needs of internal stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively analyze situations, applying solutions to achieve resolution
  • Education, experience and/or proficiency in Sales, Customer Service, Financial Services
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion

Travel

  • Infrequent Less than 10%


This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.






Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2018
Date Closes December 30, 2018
Requisition 57823-en_US
Located In Philadelphia, PA
Department Business Services
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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