Career Central

Connecting people since 1887
Leverage our network to build your career.
Tell us about your professional DNA to get discovered by any company in our network with opportunities relevant to your career goals.


Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

People & HR
Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Primary Responsibilities

Sourcing & Selection

• Build and develop effective referral sources with Financial Advisors/staff, develop productive centers of influence (COIs), and develop qualified lead strategies from a variety of sources (i.e. referrals, COIs, advertising, career fairs, social media, etc.)

• Actively participate in community clubs and organizations to promote and brand northwestern Mutual

• Coordinate advertising and marketing strategies to include ads, direct mail, community events, etc.

• Develop relationships with other Northwestern Mutual recruiters to share leads and best practices

• Specific selection process accountability to include but not limited to screening candidates, conducting initial interviews, administering selection tools, and guiding candidates through the selection process

• Review resumes and schedule initial interviews

• Effectively communicate with candidates

Accountability, Tracking, and Analysis

• Report weekly recruiting activity to leadership team

• Develop proficiency and use of home office-supported software to maintain candidate databases and accurate records of prospects to ensure efficiency of the selection process

• Assist in the coordination of leadership team meetings and the preparation of activity/results reports

• Analyze recruiting ratios to identify inefficiencies in selection process; establish and implement improvements

• May include the oversight of contract and licensing responsibilities


• Bachelor’s degree

• One to three years professional work experience, preferably in sales, recruiting or the financial services industry

• Demonstrated ability to work professionally as a team member and with all levels of people

• Experience with prospecting; generating leads via phone or face-to-face interactions preferred

• Strong personal network and/or community involvement to leverage from a recruiting perspective