Careers

A Career with Northwestern Mutual

Whether you're seeking a new business challenge, or a college student seeking one of 
the top 10 internships (according to Vault.com Guide to Internships, 2017 edition), a career as a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual may be the right career move for you.

Successful financial representatives with Northwestern Mutual experience tremendous pride and satisfaction in building a practice from the ground up. Their success is not a factor of luck or chance; it's the result of a productive work ethic, strong relationship skills and a level of professionalism second to none. A mission of doing what's right for our clients is the thread that weaves together our organization.

We know that building your own business is difficult without help. As a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual, you will be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. We will provide you with support in your training and development, so you don't have to do it alone.

If you're ready to be your own boss, set your own hours and make a positive impact on people's lives every day, then turn your dreams into reality and find about a career as a financial representative or Intern with Northwestern Mutual contact Claire Bray at (864) 679-3847 or by email claire.bray@nm.com.

Being in business for yourself, not by yourself, has gotten even better!

Here at Northwestern Mutual, we pride ourselves on helping our new financial representatives off to a fast start, and now we are doing even more.

We provide full staffing support, coaching, and mentoring. We also provide the opportunity for financial assistance both as you prepare for your career and during the first six months while launching your practice.



Northwestern Mutual Received Top Workplaces Award

Greenville, SC (May 29, 2018) –  Northwestern Mutual of South Carolina received recognition as one of 20 Top Workplaces in SC based solely on feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, an employee research and consulting firm. The anonymous survey measured 24 factors in seven different areas of workplace culture with a specific focus on how employees share an organization’s values and embrace the company’s mission. See the full article below.


Northwestern Mutual Received Top Workplaces Award, Only Wealth Management Firm Recognized in 2018

Office Culture and Engagement Are Key to Employee Satisfaction

Greenville, SC (May 29, 2018) –  Northwestern Mutual of South Carolina received recognition as one of 20 Top Workplaces in SC based solely on feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, an employee research and consulting firm. The anonymous survey measured 24 factors in seven different areas of workplace culture with a specific focus on how employees share an organization’s values and embrace the company’s mission.

“Becoming a Top Workplace isn’t something organizations can buy,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “It’s an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. Great business strategies can be copied, but culture cannot.”

Northwestern Mutual offers clients effective risk management, wealth accumulation and wealth preservation strategies and has three district offices in South Carolina with 89 financial representatives. Founded over 160 years ago, Northwestern Mutual was named as the "World's Most Admired" life insurance company in 2018 by FORTUNE®, and Selling Power® ranked Northwestern Mutual as the second best company to sell for in 2016 behind Proctor and Gamble.

“Our company’s culture, quality of work and successes are possible because everyone adds their unique perspectives to help solve a problem, serve a client or manage a project,” said John Tripoli, Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual – Greenville/Spartanburg/Asheville. “We offer a culture of inclusion and respect – a culture that applies the collective ideas, opinions and creativity of our diverse workforce to deliver the innovative solutions clients need to feel financially secure.”

According to Chad Dowdy, Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual - Columbia, “Our ability to succeed as a financial industry leader hinges on a key element, bringing out the best in our people and nurturing their independent spirit, self-discipline and a strong work ethic.”

“In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual,” said Chrys Kanos, Managing Director Northwestern Mutual – Charleston. “We're strong, innovative and growing.”

Northwestern Mutual ranks #4 overall across all industries on the Vault's Top 50 Internships for 2017 and is the only company to be recognized in the top 10 for 21 straight years.  Additionally, the Vault ranks Northwestern Mutual #2 for career development opportunities and #10 in the U.S. in terms of positive office culture, flexibility and work-life balance.

About Northwestern Mutual 
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for 160 years. Our financial representatives build relationships with clients through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation 
and distribution. With $250.4 billion in assets, $28.2 billion in revenues and more than $1.6 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.4 million people who rely on us for insurance and investment solutions, including life, disability income and long-term care insurance; annuities; trust services; mutual funds; and investment advisory products and services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 100 on the 2016 FORTUNE 500, and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2018.  

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI, (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a comprehensive approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, life insurance with long-term care benefits, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance. 

The Greenville, Columbia and Charleston offices are separate General Agencies of Northwestern Mutual. These offices have 89 Financial Representatives at the time of this release. Financial Representatives are independent contractors who are compensated by commissions and fees.  Benefits for full-time Financial Representatives are offered through Northwestern Mutual.

About Energage, LLC

Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Energage (formerly known as WorkplaceDynamics) is a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools that help leaders to unlock potential, inspire performance, and achieve amazing results within their organizations. The research partner behind the Top Workplaces program, Energage has surveyed more than 47,000 organizations representing well over 16 million employees in the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

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Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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