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Financial Planner

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Charleston, WV, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Northwestern Mutual - Charleston is seeking entrepreneurial-minded professionals who are interested in building a financial planning practice with the potential to earn a significant income, set their own pace, and maintain a flexible schedule. We are looking for people with a great drive to succeed, the passion to make a difference and the desire to love what they do.

Ideal candidates live in, or are from, the Charleston, WV area.

Choose a Career That Lets You Live Life Differently

Financial Advisors with Northwestern Mutual help clients reach their financial goals, staying with them over time and tailoring their individual plans as their needs change. With more than 50% of Americans believing their financial planning needs improvement, a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities.

For over 100 years, our team of advisors have focused on holistic financial planning, building long-term relationships with each other and their clients, and affecting positive change across the Huntington Tristate Area. Real mentorship, focused personal and professional development, and a strong sense of responsibility have driven our track record of success.

As a financial professional, you'll make an impact in the lives of your clients by:

  • Building and managing client relationships by offering personalized, industry-leading solutions to help them protect what they've worked so hard to achieve while also growing their assets for the future
  • Establishing a book of business through organic, client-focused growth, managing client relationships, and retaining business
  • Integrating into our firm of 60+ advisors throughout our 5 offices across West Virginia and leveraging the strength of a Fortune 100 Company to address individual client concerns and needs
  • Growing your own skillsets and knowledge by utilizing our industry-leading training and development programs to hit your own personal career goals

Devotion to its policy owners has led Northwestern Mutual through over 165 years of industry success. Some of our accolades include:

A few highlights of Northwestern Mutual:

  • Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list (April 2023)
  • We are among the “World’s Most Admired” companies, according to Fortune magazine’s annual survey, published February 2024.
  • We rank among the Top 10 Independent Broker-Dealers as measured by total revenues by leading publications: Financial Advisor magazine, April 2023
  • To date, we have funded more than 520,000+ research hours towards the Childhood Cancer Program
  • Northwestern Mutual named “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor.com; ranked top in the insurance industry

Benefits / Rewards: We offer an attractive total compensation package for building a financial security practice

  • Exceptional, unlimited income potential
  • Paid training, commissions, bonuses, and re-occurring revenue (including financial equity in your practice)
  • Expense allowance
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Two company-funded retirement plans, including pension
  • Income deferral plans
  • Group life and disability Income Insurance
  • Paid family leave and services, including adoption assistance & parental coaching

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution, or 3+ years of professional or military experience
  • Strong track record of personal & professional success
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Honest, ethical and a strong sense of morality


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Commission pay


  • Choose your own hours


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Charleston, WV 25302