Sr Recruiter, Financial Advisor Talent Acquisition

Saint Louis, Missouri
Sep 13, 2022
Oct 13, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Are you passionate about recruiting top talent within the financial services industry? Would you be eager to work for a firm known for their associate career development? If so, and you have at least 4+ years of recruiting or sales experience, the Sr Financial Advisor Recruiter could be your next career step within Edward Jones.
Every day, in our Sr Financial Advisor Recruiters' activity, they identify top talent to help drive our mission of helping individuals achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. This personalized service is largely responsible for our remarkable growth as we currently have over 20,000 branch offices in the United States and Canada and continue to grow.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Proactively source candidates for the Financial Advisor (FA) role, reviewing candidate qualifications and developing and maintaining area sourcing strategies and business plans to attain firm goals
  • Contact and meet with local community organizations and businesses, assist with the development and implementation of marketing materials, and coordinate activities with other recruiters in your area
  • Actively share sourcing and recruiting strategies with FA and Branch Office Administrators throughout the regions
  • Manage and prioritize a candidate pipeline by following up with all candidate inquiries and closing appropriate files
  • Work collaboratively with various recruiting teams, internal areas and Financial Advisors throughout the region
  • Coordinate activities and maintain constant open communication with the other recruiters in your area
  • Back up Hiring Manager and other Recruiters in sourcing and selection as necessary

  • 4+ years in recruiting and/or interview experience in financial services; familiarity with competency based interview techniques
  • Availability to travel to areas of responsibility up to 33% and/or live in market
  • Ability to build relationships creating credibility internally with colleagues and externally with potential candidates
  • Strong problem solving skills to resolve hiring challenges immediately as they arise recognizing obstacles and seeking alternatives
  • Self-starting, sales oriented team player managing time well and thriving under pressure
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
Strongly Preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Series 7 license and AIRS (Alliance of Information and Referral Systems) certification
  • Sales experience

  • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
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  • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
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  • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
  • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
    • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate: