External Financial Advisor Recruiter

Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Baton Rouge, LA (Louisiana); Dallas, TX (Texas); Houston, TX (Texas); Miami, FL (Florida); New Orleans, LA (Louisiana); Orlando, FL (Florida); Tampa, FL (Florida)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59886

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


The Role


The External Financial Advisor Recruiter is responsible for the recruitment of qualified financial representatives for their assigned territroy. S/he will partner with management to establish recruiting goals & solutions. S/he will develop leads & determine suitability of the representative current business and cultural alignment with Lincolns strategies, goals and compliance procedures. S/he will also be responsible for communicating the Lincoln Financial Network value proposition in the marketplace. An ideal candidate will have established relationships in the marketplace; someone who has managed a territory and has an entrepreneurial mindset and competitive drive.



  • Sources and develops prospective financial representatives within assigned territory.
  • Develops leads and build relationships with prospective financial representatives; Provides prospective representatives with continued, on-going contact.
  • Develops recruiting plan and executes on recruiting goals.
  • Develops non-traditional sourcing strategies to identify leads in their territory.
  • Prepares and delivers formal business presentations to qualified prospective representatives highlighting LFN products, technology and service.
  • Attends network receptions within region to support recruiting efforts.
  • Captures recruiting activity in contact management system.
  • Communicates LFN value proposition within assigned territory.
  • Determines suitability of current business with LFG strategies, goals and compliance procedures.
  • Provides consultation and education to prospective financial representatives on platform options, and partners with field leadership and the advisor recruitment team to evaluate platform options.
  • Represents LFN at various trade shows, conferences and seminars.


    Education & Experience

  • 3 - 5+ Years in External Recruiting in the securities/financial industry that directly aligns with the responsibilities of the position.(Required)
  • Experienced Advisor Recruiter who has managed a territory (Preferred)
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
  • Travel 25%-75% 





This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.


Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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