Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Field Development Associate

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Field Development & Transition
  • Overview

    So you’re looking for something different in a financial services firm? In that endless sea of online job postings, you want to find the best work/life balance for yourself (of course!). On the list of your “must haves” is a high level of focus on your individual development. It is also important for you to be part of a profitable and modern company culture—one that considers its commitment to delivering indispensable service and its legacy of having fun equally valuable. We hear you!


    Our progressive company is dedicated to helping you grow as a professional, all while enjoying events, such as our annual bocce tournament, movie trivia, cornhole games, potlucks, summer outings, holiday bashes, and more. If you are looking for a unique opportunity where your talents can make a difference on a broad scale, then our engaging Field Development and Transition team is the place for you. Come join us and be a part of something special.


    Discover what it’s like to be psyched to come to work every day! We offer you:


    • Generous bonus and stock option incentive plans
    • Use of our chairman’s vacation properties (Cape Cod, Lake Winnipesaukee, Sunday River, Key Biscayne, Las Vegas, Park City, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic) at no cost
    • Fully paid maternity leave (12 weeks) and spousal leave (3 weeks)
    • An opportunity to participate in our Idea Lab, a fun and dynamic program that lets us dedicate time to experimentation
    • A more relaxed, “dress for your day” dress code
    • A free on-site fitness center
    • Ample opportunity to volunteer with and support local charities
    • A VTO (volunteer time off) day to use toward a cause that’s important to you
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Free breakfast on Fridays
    • A competitive benefits package—and much more

    About the Opportunity

    Want to work with a fun, outgoing, and supportive group of people? That describes our Field Development team to a T—and we hope it describes you, too. Day in and day out, this eight-person group strives to bring the best advisors in the industry into the Commonwealth fold—and they are looking for a detail-oriented associate to support these efforts.
    You’ll get to help our field development consultants create, plan, and execute the ultimate first impression by crafting unforgettable home office experiences for prospective advisors. These visits play a key role in our advisors’ decision to join Commonwealth. Attention to detail and excellent customer service skills are a must.
    If you think you have what it takes, like to plan and organize travel, and thrive on offering a top-notch hospitality experience, then let’s introduce ourselves.


    • Coordinating the logistics for prospective advisor visits to the home office (scheduling meetings, making travel and hotel arrangements, organizing meals, arranging for visit gifts, handling setups, etc.)
    • Using our client relationship management (CRM) system on a daily basis to manage prospective advisor information, track mailings, schedule visits, and handle other tasks
    • Researching and evaluating viable prospective advisor leads for our field development consultants to contact
    • Reviewing and processing all incoming licensing files from start to finish
    • Distributing marketing kits to prospective advisors
    • Maintaining up-to-date marketing materials for prospective advisor visits
    • Serving as a resource for incoming calls from prospective and transitioning advisors
    • Getting involved in departmental projects, as well as updating procedures and workflows, as needed


    • 2+ years of professional work experience
    • Superb attention to detail
    • Strong technical skills in Excel, Word, and database tools
    • Team player
    • Expert ability to multitask and meet deadlines
    • Excellent customer service skills—in writing, in person, and on the phone


    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this career opportunity, as well as our Anything but Common® workplace culture? If so—and if your background and experience align with our needs—please do submit your application right away.


    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.


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