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Financial Professional - Minneapolis, MN

*** This is a position for Minnesota or Western Wisconsin-based professionals*****

Entry level or new college graduate opportunities rarely give you a Financial Professional (Agent) opportunity that allows you to manage your own book of business. As a New York Life Insurance Company Financial Professional (Agent), you will not only manage your own book of clients, but provide clients with insurance options and customer service. You will help your clients prepare for long-term financial stability and security.

New York Life is currently seeking self-motivated, driven individuals with a passion for making a positive impact on peoples’ lives. Your collegiate experience as a student, a member of student organizations, a leader, or a student athlete have given you the skills you need to launch a career in a company with a well-known reputation and resources. Your entrepreneurial spirit and desire for personal growth can take you wherever you want to go, and New York Life can help.

As a Financial Professional (Agent), you will have the freedom to build your network of insurance clients and business associates who are looking for insurance and financial solutions. Many of our Agents started their careers with New York Life, right out of college. Entry Level candidates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of Financial Professional – Financial / Insurance – Entry Level
• Schedule appointments and meet with potential clients
• Make product recommendations to help clients meet their financial goals
• Provide ongoing service and support to existing policyholders
• Be a structured and coachable team player that is open to training development and further education
• Discipline to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself

New York Life offers you not just another job, but career possibilities!

Job Requirements
You do not need sales, business development, marketing, or insurance experience to begin your road to success in this role! All you need is passion and a desire to make a difference.

Our comprehensive training program will help give you the tools you need to succeed and create the career success you envision.

We are looking for people who possess the following background/characteristics:

• 4-year college degree
• Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with the ability to work independently
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to develop relationships (i.e., “People Person")
• Fearless, positive attitude and willingness to be accountable for results
• Organized, detail-oriented and excellent time-management skills
• Desire for continuous learning
• Good communicator—excellent listening skills and ability to explain complex information in a simple and concise manner

Here is what distinguishes this opportunity with New York Life:

• Career advancement - Continue to build your own business or, if qualified, move into management – you choose to pursue the path that interests you. Criteria for management are defined and quantifiable.
• Training – NYLIC University: our comprehensive and well-respected training program.
• Constant support - During and after formal training, you will receive continuous assistance from your manager and peers in your region and across the country to help you succeed. New York Life offers the feeling of being in business for yourself, but not by yourself. On-site trainers and product consultants are available to you, and this is coupled with an entire Agency division within the company located in the Home Office dedicated to providing agents with prospecting and sales ideas, product knowledge, and application -- we want our new agents to be successful!
• Integrity – Represent a company you can believe in, be proud of, and find a career home with.

Comprehensive Benefits
Visit and select “Agent” to explore all of the benefits offered to our agents.

About Us
At New York Life, we strive to be the best every day, the same as you. Here are just a few of our recent recognitions:
• Ranked #71 on the Fortune 500 list, Fortune magazine, 2019
• Fortune magazine’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies in 2019.
• Perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
• Top 70 Companies For Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) for 2018. • For the sixth year in a row, our company was named one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies For Diversity for 2018, ranking 22nd on this prestigious list.
• Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers 2018, an exclusive ranking of the 500 best large employers.
• Training magazine’s Training Top 125 ranking for 2018, a ranking of a company’s excellence in employers sponsored training and development programs.

Take the first step to your future success.

Apply Today!

New York Life Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer

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