HartfordRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Hartford jobs

Branch Growth Manager (3498)

Company: Cetera Investment Services LLC
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

What we need:The Branch Growth Manager manages the overall productivity of the Branch by improving the office's retention of existing financial professionals, recruiting new financial professionals, and growing revenue from their personal books of business. This role works with Financial Professionals on personal business practice growth from tool utilization to working with different product offerings that best fit client needs based on a Financial Review. The Branch Growth Manager position maintains a personal book of business to preserve their personal and coaching skills along with knowledge of all products offered by the company to help branch Financial Professionals in their personal practice growth. What you will do:

  • Work alongside of the Branch Growth Specialist (Assistant Manager) to create an annual business plan at the Branch Level, Personal Level while working with Financial Professionals on building and monitoring achievement of plan goals through provided reports and data.
  • Responsible for Recruiting Experienced Financial Professionals with a minimum of 25 prospect targets per week, Retaining Existing Financial Professionals, Driving Branch/Financial Professional Revenue, along with filling Sales Assistant roles where needed.
  • Maintain a Compliant Branch following all Cetera Compliance Guidelines.
  • Manage Recruiting, offers, transition, onboarding, non-solicitation agreements and commitments as set forth by CFG legal.
  • Review Career Pathing, Team Building, Succession Planning and Talent Management opportunities.
  • Lead Corporate Initiatives.
  • Conduct Weekly Branch Sales Meetings outlining Goal Expectations, status on mtd/qtd/ytd targets and discuss any hurdles, Recognition, Branch Calendar review, etc.
  • Reviewing Team/Ensemble/Partnership needs of practices within a branch based on need.
  • Entering all coaching and contacts for any branch engagement in sales force.
  • Recruiting Activity each week includes 25contacts through calling efforts and in person or virtual visits while logging all activity in sales force.
  • This role is a Producing position that allows for remaining Active in the Business to aid in coaching and leading by Influence as a Mentor to Financial Professionals at all levels.
  • Coach and mentor new and existing financial professionals at all production levels to help them achieve success within their practice management and overall results as they grow their book of business through client reviews. Provide in-office training; joint appointments, joint calling efforts, role-playing and other hands-on coaching activities.
  • Managing the Branch Intern Program and potential Career Pathing Program alongside of the Branch Growth Specialist (Assistant Manager) where applicable. Conduct One on One sessions with New Financial Professionals with weekly follow up sessions.
  • Partner with the Training Department to set up needs-based trainings based on need levels for Financial Professionals in the Branch.
  • Oversee Branch Growth and Profitability alongside of the Branch Growth Specialist to ensure year over year branch revenue growth.
  • Coach Financial Professionals (Tier 1 & Tier 2) on adoption of cetera assets (RightBridge, Pentameter, Marketing Central, Leading Response, etc.)
  • Ensure that financial professional appointments with clients are properly prepped, supervised, documented, and debriefed in accordance with company established training, compliance, suitability guidelines and expectations.
  • Assist in increasing sales volume, number of clients, and amount of AUA & AUM within the office through working existing books of business to deepen relationships, client segmentation and service level agreements through Financial Reviews, Calling Efforts, Campaigns and Marketing efforts.
  • Assist financial professionals with goal setting of revenue production, number of clients and prospect activities and events through clear communication and expectation standards to achieve or exceed individual and office sales goals. Address performance deficiencies and coach for improvement.
  • Coordinate Wholesaling partnership opportunities for product enhancement strategies.
  • Be accessible to all Financial Professionals (Tier 1, 2 & 3) as a resource to help determine product offerings, recommendations based on client needs, marketing ideas, and overall growth guidance.
  • Position involves local travel to appointments and meetings and out-of-state travel for company meetings and conferences.What you need to have:
    • 3 years financial services sales management experience preferred
    • 5 years of Sales experience in the financial services industry with proven success
    • Knowledge of advanced sales concepts in the financial services industry
    • Ability to hire, train and develop successful financial professionals as well as build and manage strong relationships
    • Skills in coaching and developing both experienced and newer financial professionals
    • Strong time management skills
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to travel to appointments and meetings
    • College degree preferred
    • Recruiting Financial Professional Experience at all levels
    • Series 7, 63/65 or 66, 24, and Life, Accident, Health and Variable Contracts Insurance License LinesWhat you should expect:This role is a W2 role that reports to the RVP of Growth and acts as the Branch Manager for the Branch.We are a fast-paced but fun environment where you can expect to learn a great deal and can feel good about making a positive difference in the financial lives of individuals across the country. Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan for a strong financial future well beyond their working years.About UsWhat we give you in return:Not many teams can say that they support people's dreams coming to life--- We happen to do that every day. And as important as we know your career is, we recognize that there's a whole lot more to life. To ensure that our Employees can make the most of their time outside of working hours, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package inclusive of:
      • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans built to support healthy lifestyles, offer preventative care, and protect against hardship
      • 20 days of paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and 2 days of paid volunteer time off (VTO) to give our employees the time they need to stay close with their loved ones, recharge, and give back to their communities
      • 401(k) Savings plan with a generous company match (up to 5%), and access to a financial professional to offer our employees the opportunity to plan-ahead for a strong financial future well beyond their working years
      • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options to help you save money on healthcare, daycare, commuting, and more
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), LifeLock, Pet Insurance and moreCOVID-19 & Cetera:Cetera is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees, and as part of this duty of care most roles require our employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or submit to weekly testing). Roles which are public/client facing require vaccination in all cases. This is a condition of employment, and you may be required to provide proof of your vaccination status. Mask or face coverings are required in specific facilities and details will be provided to you prior to your start date.About Cetera Financial Group:Cetera Financial Group - ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is an independent financial advisor network and a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology."Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, and First Allied Securities.Cetera Financial Group is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will be made without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic characteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. military status, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/or federal law.Agencies please note: this recruitment assignment is being managed directly by Cetera's Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in the rare instance we require additional talent options. Your respect for this process is appreciated.Please review our Workforce Privacy Policy for further details on what information we collect and the purposes for collection.

Keywords: Cetera Investment Services LLC, Hartford , Branch Growth Manager (3498), Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Connecticut jobs by following @recnetCT on Twitter!

Hartford RSS job feeds