Allworth Financial (www.allworthfinancial.com) is an independent investment financial advisory firm that specializes in retirement planning, investment advising, and 401(k) management with a direct approach to financial planning. Allworth Financial delivers long- and short-term investment planning solutions and advice to help clients achieve their goals and plan strategically for retirement.
Allworth Financial is a high growth, private equity backed, multi branch Registered Investment Advisor. Founded in Sacramento, California, in 1993 Allworth is primarily a fee-based, employee-centric fiduciary advisory firm, that prides itself on emphasizing client well-being and education. The business is a multi-billion dollar firm and is on track for continued growth through both acquisitions and strong organic growth. Allworth is considered a great place to work and was once again given the prestigious “Circle of Excellence” award by the National Business Research Institute for employee and client satisfaction in 2021, placing it among the best-loved brands in America. Allworth Financial was also recognized as a Barron’s Top 40 RIA in 2022.
This is a full-time, exempt remote position. This role could be a hybrid position if located near one of our offices.
The Mergers & Partnerships team is a fulcrum point to the success of Allworth Financials’ goals of becoming a premier national financial planning firm. Following the direction and strategy of the Director of Business Development, this highly collaborative team is responsible for growing Allworth Financials’ assets under management by conducting sales activities to generate qualified leads in the Independent Broker Dealer (IBD), Hybrid RIA and RIA-only channels.
This B2B Sales role is best suited for a salesperson with prior experience in the RIA and Broker-Dealer realm who is ready to up their career and has a long-term vision for success. The Inside Sales Business Consultant will work with a team of other career-driven professionals to build a pipeline of prospective clients and maintain those relationships through sales calls, email efforts, leveraging centers of influence and various marketing campaigns. The BD Consultant will also have the opportunity to mine competitive intelligence, support the creation and establishment of quarterly and annual goals, and perform other sales-generating activities such as attending industry conferences and events put on by the company.
Within the first year with the company, the BD Consultant will gain a thorough understanding of Allworth Financials’ products and services and will create and nurture relationships with potential partners and firm owners.
The base salary range for this role is $65,000-$75,000 annual base salary with a generous Variable Compensation Plan and kickers. In addition, we also provide generous benefits to all our full-time employees.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Build a pipeline of prospective clients and maintain those relationships through sales calls, email efforts, leveraging centers of influence and various marketing campaigns
Utilizing deep and extensive knowledge of investment products and services to provide potential partners with information to qualify, nurture and generate new sales opportunities
Performing other various sales generating activities related to establishing Allworth Financial as a premier brand in the Financial Planning space (which includes attending industry conferences)
Educating advisors on the financial and practical implications of selling their business to a partner like Allworth Financial
Providing support, ideas and information to the team to assist with the firm’s annual and quarterly growth targets
Uncovering and communicating competitive intelligence to the team
Building a pipeline of prospective clients and maintain those relationships through sales calls and various marketing campaigns
Managing a territory, researching, filtering and creating call campaigns to potential future partners of Allworth Financial
Collaborating with internal partners such as marketing, product, and public relations to coordinate strategy and efforts
Self-motivated team player with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience required
Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Must be extremely organized to manage and build a robust pipeline of prospects across a large territory
Positive attitude and ability to adapt to various situations
Extensive knowledge of advisory business, investments, brokerage business, corporate finance and financial planning a plus
CFP and/or Series 7 and Series 63
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
3 to 5 years of experience in a direct financial sales role preferred
We value our associates’ time and effort. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive base pay and an extensive benefits package, including:
Medical: Blue Shield (HMO, PPOs and HDHP with HSA) plans and Kaiser (HMO) plans for California associates
Dental insurance with MetLife
Vision insurance with VSP
Optional supplemental benefits
Healthcare savings accounts with company contribution
Flexible spending accounts
Flexible working arrangements
Generous 401K contributions
Exempt associates qualify for our flexible paid time off policy.
Non-Exempt associates will receive 25.5 days of paid time off annually, which includes holidays, during the first three years of employment.
Option to participate in our Equity Purchase Program
Future growth opportunities within the company
In addition, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our associates, where people can learn and grow with the firm. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
Benefits are available to full-time associates who work more than 30 hours a week.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Typical reporting relationships are described, but actual relationships may vary in some instances. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or knowledge required of personnel classified in this job.
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