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Director of Recruitment

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023

The Director of Recruitment provides support for all recruiting efforts for the Northwestern Mutual Downtown San Diego office. This position involves performing a variety of functions that allow the recruiting teams to effectively attract, recruit and onboard financial advisors. The Director of Recruitment has an overall understanding of the recruitment and on-boarding process for full-time candidates. This position requires a high degree of goal orientation, organization, attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals. This role reports directly to the Executive Director of Recruitment in Downtown San Diego.

You’re a fit if you are...

  • College-educated (bachelor’s degree required)
  • Have 6+ years of work experience in a professional environment
  • The best version of yourself in a highly collaborative and interdependent team setting
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, resilient, responsible and resourceful
  • Passionate about talent acquisition and on-boarding
  • Disciplined, ambitious and motivated by growth opportunities within the firm
  • Someone who thrives in a deadline driven environment where results are rewarded
  • Most energized by meeting new people and building strong relationships
  • Looking for a salaried role + uncapped bonus potential + full benefits
  • Experienced with in recruiting, sales, or business development

What you’ll be doing…


  • Executing San Diego office recruiting plan to reach activity and productivity goals
  • Sourcing talent for the financial advisor role
  • Calendaring initial interviews and subsequent interviews for candidates
  • Leveraging social media, job postings and referrals to grow the firm
  • Working collaboratively with the full-time recruiters to on-board new talent
  • Assisting candidates in all on-boarding and training
  • Preparing recruiting materials for interviews

Leadership Development

  • Participating in all firm-wide leadership meetings and development workshops
  • Learning and gaining an understanding of the financial advisor role
  • Company sponsored designations and conferences to continuing developing your skills
  • National study groups to learn from other recruiters performing at a high level

What’s in it for you?

We believe in building a team that loves what they do and creating a work environment that supports long-term career growth. Accordingly, we provide a rewarding compensation package which includes:

  • Base salary commensurate to experience
  • Full benefits - medical, dental, and vision
  • Employer-sponsored licensing, professional development, and education opportunities
  • PTO accrual and holiday pay
  • Parking/transportation covered
  • High-impact and dynamic career path

Pay Range - $80,000-$90,000 base with additional bonus potential of $10-25k depending on performance.

**This role is 100% on site in our Downtown San Diego office, with occasional flexibility to WFH if needed