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Associate Regional Director-Principal Funds - #214249

Job Area:Sales
Business Area:RIS Distribution
Career Category:Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time:Full Time
Date Posted:11/29/2012
Close Date:12/01/2012


Can you see yourself or someone you know representing a successful and reputable organization?

We are currently seeking a Regional Director for Principal Funds. In this role, exemplary candidates will use their relationship building experience, financial services knowledge and sales skills to build lasting customer relationships and achieve sales goals of mutual funds at The Principal Financial Group. A typical day will consist of promoting and selling our mutual fund and related products through professional sales techniques, product service and long-term customer relationships through the independent distribution channels.
What's in it for you?
-The ability to work with a 'BEST IN CLASS' organization that has the known reputable for providing quality service to their clients
-The opportunity to build and maintain RELATIONSHIPS, especially with external partners.
-Travel within a REASONABLE identified territory, and
-Working together with an internal partner to retain and grow the business.


What do we require from you?
-BA degree or equivalent work experience required.
-At least two years of prior financial services sales experience required.
-Active FINRA Series 7 & 63
-Solid oral and written communication skills required.
-Ability to represent the company in a professional manner.
-Must have the ability to collaborate effectively across different business lines.
-Proven track record of establishing and maintaining relationships key.
-Ability to multitask and work under pressure.

Prefer candidates with:
-Three to five years of industry experience preferred.
-Prior hybrid or external wholesaling sales experience preferred in the mutual fund industry.
-CFA, CFP, CIMA, CMA designations preferred.
-Prefer existing relationships with current region.
- This position may be subject to SEC restrictions on personal political contributions.

Sound like you? Apply today!

Background Check Requirements:

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Because of the nature of the duties of this position, a FINRA licensing check and driving record check are also required.

Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by The Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.


This position could be based in a variety of locations within the Midwest Region.

Have a question? Call us at 1.800.986.3343

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