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Sr Risk Products Specialist - Hybrid

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with insurance products including design and implementation of new or existing products, promotion strategies and day-to-day product line management to advance sales and servicing.

  • Support ongoing product evolution including coordinating and driving efforts with technical, operational, compensation, investment and regulatory experts.

  • Explain product information that includes translating program features and functions to internal and external partners with minimal assistance.

  • Develop expertise in programs and industry landscape to respond to product inquiries.

  • Build platform expertise in order to identify and provide product input for efficient set-up.

  • Provide support and product expertise to internal teams.

  • Work with agile development teams to ensure product design details can be accommodated.

  • Understand and demonstrate regulatory compliance through adherence of business conduct, support programs and address Field and client practices.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, finance, economics or related field.

  • 3-5 years of experience in financial services.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to develop deep product expertise.

  • Ability to build strong internal networks.

  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills, ability to work within deadlines, prioritize work and multitask.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to learn technical details of insurance or investment programs.

  • Track record of initiative.



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

Required Certifications:

Series 6 - FINRA, Series 7 - FINRA, SIE - FINRA

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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.