Are you looking for a job where you can use your experience to propel your career into management? At New York Life, we will invest in you from the start to help you learn and grow in a financial professional career. We’ll train you in valuable skills, such as marketing, business development, recruiting and customer relationship management, and provide you with the tools you need to further your career.
In the Accelerated Path to Management Program, you’ll start off as a financial professional, learning how to sell our products, build client relationship, and meeting specific requirements* before transitioning into a management role. You’ll then undergo a six-month intensive training program designed to prime you for success as a manager. You will use that experience to understand how to coach others to success.
New York Life is a Fortune 100 company with a long history of doing good. We have been in business for over 175 years, helping generations of Americans protect their families and attain their financial goals. As a mutual company, we are accountable only to our policyholders, not to Wall Street or outside investors. We are focused on the long-term success for our clients.
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New York Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
What we offer
Your First Year
You’ll learn firsthand about a financial professional’s role and day-to-day work by working as a financial professional for the first year of your career journey with New York Life. We will provide you with award-winning training, access to digital tools and a comprehensive product suite.
Training and Resources
You will gain an appreciation of the rich training we provide our financial professionals to help you understand the strength & value of New York Life firsthand. Beyond this training and support, New York Life will equip you with the resources you need to succeed day-to-day, including experts on hand to answer your questions and a suite of digital sales, prospecting and marketing tools that will help you attract and retain your clients with web, social and email content.
You will learn about our robust products and services that can help clients and their families achieve their financial goals. Together with its subsidiaries, New York Life provides a range of competitive insurance and financial products, including life insurance, annuities, long term care insurance, disability income insurance and investment products such as mutual funds through our broker-dealer arm NYLIFE Securities LLC (member of FINRA and SIPC), a Licensed Insurance Agency. You will be required to hold securities licenses and FINRA registrations and affiliate with NYLIFE Securities as a Registered Representative before you can offer investment products.
We’re looking for people who want to make a lasting impact on the financial well-being of individuals, families and small businesses – motivated people who can answer yes to one of the following questions:
How we will compensate you
New York Life will value and reward your hard work and success. You’ll have significant income potential, because our field managers’ compensation is directly aligned with their recruiting performance and the production level of their team of financial professionals. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) and pension.
The Cedar Rapids General Office of New York Life serves all of Eastern Iowa and beyond. We represent the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States -- one that will pay $1.9 billion in dividends to our policyholders in 2022. We are 67th on the Fortune 500 list and among the world's most admired companies. And, even during the economic rollercoaster of the last decade, New York Life has maintained the industry's highest financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer, as measured by the leading credit rating agencies. We've even expanded our sales force, so that we can more effectively offer over 175 years of industry-leading experience to our neighbors in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Davenport, Dubuque, Iowa City, and dozens of communities in between. So whether you are looking for a second set of eyes to help you evaluate your most important financial goals, or want to begin a career focused on helping others, we're here to answer your questions.