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Financial Representative Intern

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

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Accounting & Finance
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Join our Financial Planning team!

**Our Baton Rouge, LA firm is seeking professionals to join our growing practice. Our representatives strive to understand their clients' goals and dreams in order to develop comprehensive solutions that will help their clients reach financial success.

Even if you have no previous finance experience, we will help nurture and develop your sales and planning talents through our top training program. Our training programs have been nationally ranked and awarded as top training programs throughout the country.

You will be given the flexibility to build your own practice while receiving support and guidance from our firm's exceptional network of financial specialists, training and educational programs, and mentors.


  • Location - On the days you are in the office, get here quickly thanks to our highly accessible central location in Baton Rouge.
  • Flexibility - Have the ability to set your schedule and achieve work/life balance
  • Growth/Development - There are various paths within this career and we are devoted to helping each person grow professionally and personally
  • Culture - Be a part of our "work hard, play hard" and philanthropic culture. We are an inclusive and diverse family-oriented team. Individually and collectively, we are driven to make a positive impact on people's lives and our communities. Check out our social media accounts for a total glimpse of our culture and fun (@ nmbatonrouge)
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion - We believe in putting people first. Doing the right thing. Creating a culture of respect. These are the principles our company was founded on, and what we've been committed to since day one. We know that the best client service and financial industry leadership starts with our people-building a diverse team and an inspiring, inclusive workplace where everyone can be, and do, their best every day. We are looking to attract, retain, and build our team with the best and most diverse talent to represent communities including/not limited to: Hispanic/Latinx, African American/POC, Asian, LGBTQ+, Women, & Military/Veterans.


  • Building a referral-based practice
  • Connecting with potential clients; being sensitive to their needs and true desires
  • Serve as the connection to your clients and collaborate with our financial planning team, mentors, and specialists to developing tailored solutions
  • Training and guidance from our leadership team and individual mentors


  • History of proven success
  • A pleasant attitude and dependable judgment
  • Values of integrity and honesty
  • Excellent communicator and relationship builder
  • Ability to work independently with a go-getter mindset


We support our team with an excellent compensation and benefits package.

Earn compensation through paid training, stipends, commissions, bonuses, repeat business and client retention. It allows you to control what you would want to earn at any given time in your career. To give you an idea, our financial professionals are making on average about $75,000 in their first year, and there is potential for much more.

  • Exceptional Income Potential - Average vs Top 25%:

~ Year 1 | $52,000 - $106,000

~ Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000

~ Year 5 | $139,000 - $289,000

~ Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000

~ Year 15 | $341,000 - $790,000

  • Growth and Leadership Opportunities
  • Sponsorship of Licensing/Credentialing
  • Paid Training, Sign on Bonus, Stipends
  • Expense Allowance
  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage
  • Retirement Package; Pension Plan
  • Group Life and Disability Income Insurance


Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 160 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.



-One of the “World’s Most Admired” (FORTUNE® Magazine)

-Best Places to Work #67 (Glassdoor)

-Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity

-Highest Rated CEO's (Glassdoor)

-50 Best Companies for Diversity (Black Enterprise Magazine)

-50 Best Companies to Sell For (Selling Power Magazine)

-Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

*For more information, please submit your resume and a team member will connect with you.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 - $250,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • Choose your own hours

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Baton Rouge, LA 70810: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required). If you do not call Baton Rouge home, we have several locations in Louisiana and Mississippi as well.

Application Question(s):

  • **What is the best email to reach you for scheduling?**
  • **Are you comfortable in a sales driven position focused on relationship building?**
  • *This position involves building clientele primarily through your own centers of influence/natural market. We provide our top training program and mentorship to teach you how to build a referral-based practice through prospecting to be introduced to second and third degree connections to help expand your market.

Is this something you are interested in?

Work Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Salary: From $100.00 per week

Expected hours: No less than 30 per week


  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program

Compensation package:

  • Commission pay

Weekly schedule:

  • Choose your own hours
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Office

Work Location: In person

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Northwestern Mutual.