VP, Advisor Recruiting - SagePoint Financial

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Business Development Opportunity in Financial Services

Vice President, Advisor Recruiting – SagePoint Financial


Location:         

10 Exchange Place, Suite 1410  Jersey City, NJ 07302

20 E Thomas Rd Suite 2000  Phoenix, AZ  85012

2300 Windy Ridge Parkway #750   Atlanta, GA  30339 

7755 Third St. North  Oakdale, MN  55128

This position is also open to remote candidates

Summary:

The Vice President, Advisor Recruiting position will focus on recruiting independent financial advisors to SagePoint Financial (SPF), a member of Advisor Group.  This role will be focused on the identification and successful recruitment of top-tier advisors that seek to operate an independent business with a true business partner.   Working with the SVP Recruiting and team, this position will be the driving force of communicating SPF’s value proposition to the Advisor Community.   In addition to seeking the “right” recruit, this position will partner closely with SPF’s larger OSJs to assist the OSJ in adding advisors to their practices.

This position will spend most of the time in activities focused on recruitment of financial advisors to SPF and in onboarding support work.  We are looking for dynamic individuals who want to learn and grow with us that are passionate about customer focus and the financial services industry. 

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day tasks associated with recruitment of financial advisors (client relationship management) in the Upper Midwest Territory.
  • Establish front-facing relationship with high profile recruits who have shown an interest in the firm – proactive outreach and open dialogue
  • Prospects and qualifies potential OSJ / Branch Manager quality recruits
  • Improves processes and develops creative solutions for prospecting, developing, and closing OSJs / Registered Representatives
  • Responsibilities for business development activities related to recruitment of new advisors to the firm
  • Initiates review of recruit’s FINRA and credit history and conducts proper due diligence on recruit or firm  
  • Reviews recruit contracts and B/D privacy policies for restrictions; determine if representative is subject to non-compete or non-solicitation agreements. Review all outside business activities to ensure they are acceptable and within SPF policies.
  • Works with SVP, VPs and Finance to help forecast transition loan calculations, payout options, exceptions
  • Participates and plans (content, contacts and logistics) Home Office Visits (HOVs) for high profile recruits or large producer groups
  • Manages the travel and budget surrounding all HOV’s
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma (or equivalent) in combination with significant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.  Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent is required. 

Basic Requirements:

  • 10 + years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Track record of successful recruiting or wholesaling into the independent advisor industry
  • Ability to influence high-level decision makers
  • Thorough knowledge of broker/dealer products, wealth management and operations
  • Strong understanding of the financial services industry and field distribution systems
  • Financial, operational, marketing, financial services compliance acumen
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and CRM’s; ability to learn and demonstrate proprietary systems
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Attention to detail, good organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and ability to work in a multi-task environment
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Ability to prioritize goals and needs of representative and coordination of home office teams (Transition Team, Compliance, Product Marketing, and Technology)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence high-level decision makers
  • Decision-making, particularly in a high-growth and risk-charged environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Project management skills
  • FINRA Series 7