CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Current Openings

At Prospera, our financial professionals are the most important resource in our service commitment to our clients. If you share our passion and value a supportive, collegial atmosphere, we encourage you to consider joining our team. It could be the next step in defining success, your way.

Products and Services Senior Specialist
The purpose of the Products and Services Senior Specialist is to retain long term quality financial professionals and clients for the company by providing training, information, and education about the platform, products and services the company provides.

Job title: Products and Services Senior Specialist

Reports to: Director of Practice Management, Business Development

Type/status: Full time exempt

Primary Duties:

  • Increase overall sales through proactive contact with advisors relating to sales ideas, marketing ideas, practice management, product placement, Advisory usage, services offered, outside product/vendor opportunities, idea exchanges
  • Communicate timely information regarding products, strategies, vendor news or any corporate message. Streamline communication with advisors
  • Be the company’s subject matter expert on the multiple investment platforms both at FCC and with Prospera’s proprietary programs
  • Manage the selling agreements with all products offered through Prospera
  • Own new product introduction creating advisor awareness through webinars, educational sessions and individual calls for all packaged products, advisory, insurance, fixed and variable annuities, alternative investments and other product types as appropriate
  • Field inbound inquiries and requests from advisors regarding products and services; meeting established service standard goals
  • Leverage product sponsors and marketing vendors to increase business
  • Assist in the new advisor transition support and processing
  • Facilitate training of internal staff on products available to advisors
  • Research new products and services and make recommendations for product and service offerings to the Prospera Investment and Product Review Committee
  • Manage the IMO relationships for Prospera’s fixed annuity platform
  • Coordinate efforts with external due diligence vendor regarding risk management for new product approvals
  • Facilitate the selection of Annual Conference vendor/presenter selections and agenda management
  • Coordinate Marketing Educator Program affiliate agreements including financial agreements, conference attendance and arrangements, Director’s Circle attendance and arrangements, Dine Around events at all conferences, announcements to advisors, coverage on the Prospera intranet and general questions
  • Manage data and reports

Supervision: No direct reports

Education and Experience:

  • College degree, 1 – 3 years’ experience in investment arena
  • CFP preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Certifications:

  • Prior investment platform experience preferred
  • Client focused
  • Sales oriented
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to be strategic and creative

Licenses Required: 7, 63, Life and Variable preferred. If not licensed, able to obtain within 6 months of employment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, to hear, and to operate business equipment such as computers, printers, etc.

Environmental Requirements:

  • Professional office environment
  • Must be located in the Dallas corporate office
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Operations Specialist – For Future Positions
The purpose of the Operations Specialist-General is to support the retention of long-term quality financial professionals and clients by supporting and assisting all Operations Specialists, providing best practices and services in accordance with our marketing message and regulatory requirements to fulfill our financial professionals’ and clients’ needs and expectations. The Operations Specialist is responsible for properly handling document submissions from our advisors, end clients, and employees. Attention to detail, decision making, and communication are key aspects that will enable accurate and efficient processing while providing excellent customer service to our advisors. Each person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment that is driven by seasonal volume and daily processing deadlines.

Job title: Operations Specialist – For Future Positions

Reports to: Service Manager

Type/status: Full time non-exempt

Primary Duties:

  • Provide support and assistance to all Operations Specialist positions
  • Communicates internal policies and procedures, as well as external clearing firm policies and procedures to representatives and informs management of potential violations
  • Professional and courteous problem solving and trouble-shooting of inbound phone, voice mail, e-mail, and occasionally in-person inquiries from the company’s existing registered representatives, new representatives, staff, and occasionally customers regarding operational issues
  • Communicates outbound with various parties via phone, e-mail, fax, and occasionally in person
  • Accurate data entry for opening and processing new accounts
  • Process missing document requests (NIGO); follow up with advisor and sales assistant
  • Timely initiating of account transfers and consistent transfer follow up, following up on account transfers and rejects in a timely fashion
  • Cross-train and assist other team members as necessary; participate in cross trainings, continuing education, etc.
  • Assist with identifying and implementing new processes or procedural improvements
  • Be aware of any policy and/or procedure changes and participate in initiating change when applicable.
  • Provide ideas for efficiencies
  • Respond to escalations in a timely fashion with resolution
  • Provide a team player environment by assisting other team members to ensure all daily work is completed
  • Provide high quality processing cycle times with low NIGOs
  • Provide a Gold Standard Experience to our internal and external clients through our Service Standards
  • Various other duties as necessary

Supervision: No direct reports

Education and Experience:

  • College degree preferred, of 3-5 years relevant business experience
  • 3 years of broad finance experience

Knowledge/Skills/Certifications:

  • Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Customer service focused
  • Knowledge of financial services’ state and federal regulations
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a professional and effective way
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to multi-task
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) effectively

Licenses Required: Series 99

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, to hear and to operate business equipment such as computers, printers, etc.

Environmental Requirements:

  • Professional office environment
  • Must be located in the Dallas corporate office
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