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Advisor Communications & OBA Principal

LPL Financial

LPL Financial

Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Please do not contact the hiring manager directly. All internal applications and referrals must be properly submitted through the system and the assigned Recruiter will manage all inquiries related to the position.

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 22,000 financial advisors, 1,100 institution-based investment programs, and 500 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

The Advisor Communications & OBA Supervisory Principal is responsible for reviewing and approving marketing materials and other public communications from Financial Advisors and home office employees as well as review Outside Business Activity and Private Securities Transaction Requests for advisors.

The principal will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help educate team members and home office employees regarding communications with the public and outside business activities.


  • Evaluate marketing materials and other forms of communication with the public to provide principal approval or provide guidance on changes that can lead to an approval.

  • Review outside business activities and private securities transactions to ensure compliance with firm policy and state regulations.

  • Consult with advisors on their marketing initiatives, outside business activities and possible private securities transactions.

  • Research and address instances where the firm’s policies are not being followed.

  • Other tasks and projects as assigned.

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years industry experience

  • Prior experience in a client-facing role

  • Licensing Requirement: Series 7, 66 (or 63 and 65), 9 and 10 (or Series 24)

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced/high volume environment and be flexible with work schedule.

  • Customer Focus, Collaboration, Time Management & Organization, Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving and follow-up skills are for this position.

  • Knowledge of FINRA, SEC, and State rules and regulations

  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels.


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Pay Range:


Actual base salary varies based on factors, including but not limited to, relevant skill, prior experience, education, base salary of internal peers, demonstrated performance, and geographic location. Additionally, LPL Total Rewards package is highly competitive, designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play – such as 401K matching, health benefits, employee stock options, paid time off, volunteer time off, and more. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that LPL has to offer!

Why LPL?

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees. We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (855) 575-6947.