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Assistant Director Annuity Product Positioning

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Execute and support development of NM's annuity product positioning strategies to deepen home office, field and client understanding and belief in their value proposition and competitive differentiators. Influence and partner with home office teams to maximize relevance of NM's annuity products to the field and clients. Anticipate and address competitive threats and lead efforts to resolve barriers in the home office and field that impede sale of NM's annuity products to build the field's conviction, preserve inforce business and minimize sales of other company's solutions. Develop and deliver messaging, materials and content that positions the value of NM's annuity products and differentiates them from competitors' solutions. Use annuity product and market expertise to independently assist the field and home office teams that work with the field on complex positioning and competitive issues.

Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics math or actuarial science.
8 plus years of experience in insurance or financial services industry.
Demonstrated ability to effectively influence and manage conflict at all levels in a matrixed corporate environment.
Superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain technically complex subjects in understandable terms.
Strong analytical ability with knowledge of one or more insurance solutions
Proven presentation skills of technical information.

Advanced degree MBA, CFP or JD strongly desired.



This position has been classified as a Registered Representative under NMIS guidelines and requires fingerprinting.

Required Certifications:

Series 6 - FINRA, SIE - FINRA

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