Senior Manager Franchise Recruiting and Engagement - Remote

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
New York, USA
27 Mar 2023
26 Apr 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Senior Manager of Franchise Recruiting & Engagement drives advisor engagement in home office and region initiatives by partnering with advisors and associate financial advisors (AFAs) to integrate business planning, implementation and follow-up support to promote best-in-class organic growth. This role is critical to supporting the end-to-end appointment, on-boarding and development of Novice AFA, as well as having primary responsibility for career path management for critical practice staff in their territory. Provide strategic thought leadership nationally toward an assigned strategic priority and are expected to mentor peers on an as needed basis.

If you are not located close to a physical office, remote work is considered for qualified candidates.


  • Responsible for driving organic growth within the territory. Lead the annual Advisor Business Planning process for the territory, ensuring a high-quality implementation that drives both high participation, and captures advisor growth goals and objectives to align practice growth goals with territory resources. Responsible for advisor engagement in programs including region/territory events that drive practice growth by leveraging available resources and uptake in growth programs. Connect top advisors to programs designed to help them troubleshoot issues and drive growth.
  • Create and manage an onboarding plan customized for Novice/Experienced Associate Financial Advisor and External Practice Acquisition hires and serve as key point of contact throughout the process. Ensure employees have the right tools, resources, training and support necessary to onboard effectively, quickly transition their clients/assets and grow GDC to pre-transition level of production.
  • Lead a high quality, high quantity recruiting and career path effort for Franchisee Staff, Novice/Experienced Associate Financial Advisor and External Practice Acquisition hires for the territory. Develop and manage a comprehensive diversified sourcing strategy- driving a consistent level of high quality flow. Ability to effectively screen and conduct interviews with candidates, present the unique value of proposition of each opportunity, and guide and manage all steps of the process in partnership with the Franchisee, all the way through sourcing, offer and hiring for future development.
  • Provide leadership to matrix business partners who are responsible for driving organic growth results in the assigned territory. Demonstrate an understanding of Diversity & Inclusion strategies and initiatives to influence and collaborate with all levels of advisors. Present strategic messaging on behalf of the local leadership team in advisor engagement venues.
  • Formally serve and drive an AFG Strategic Imperative committee led by a FRVP aligned with the AWM Blueprint. Perform project work to translate strategies into initiatives and activities to be executed by field and corporate resources. Provide coaching and training to FRE colleagues during leader meetings, national calls, small groups and/or mentorships.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of experience.
  • Ability to work independently with high initiative, while also comfortable working with a team to drive results.
  • Ability to create and implement change, drives results, and holds others accountable. Strategic focus with ability to translate vision into tactical actions.
  • Outstanding relationship management, negotiation, and collaborating/influencing skills in working with all levels of advisors.
  • Familiarity/knowledge of Ameriprise Financial field organization and advisor job, including business drivers, policies, and processes.
  • Ability to monitor and service remote and/or multiple office locations.
  • Some travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Series 7
  • Lives in New York metropolitan area

About Our Company

At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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