After establishing your own practice, you may choose to pursue a leadership role. Leadership roles offer growth opportunities through recruitment, development and retention of fellow representatives, by opening new offices, strengthening existing ones and supplying the overall structure and support to maintain and grow the network offices.
There is no one way to explore leadership opportunities. Everyone's career path is unique. If entering a leadership role interests you, you can also maintain your own practice while helping other representatives build their own.
Through our distribution system, leadership opportunities include, but are not limited to:
Through the L.E.A.D. (Leadership through Education, Achievement & Development) program you have access to an exclusive training curriculum that will help you develop the skills needed to take on a leadership role in your network office.
College Unit Director (CUD)
Lead a group of energized college interns, taking part in "One of America's Top Ten Internships, 1997-2014."*
*Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2014 edition.
Field Director (FD)
Assist in the recruitment and selection process in order to build a cohesive unit of productive full-time financial representatives.
Take on the unique challenge of balancing personal production and managing a district network office.
Create a vision and be responsible for the overall success of a network office.
We provide continuous opportunities for advancement through specialization. Everyone’s career path is unique, so our financial representatives control the choices they make to help direct and further their careers.
Choose to specialize in market niches such as disability income, long-term care, annuities and investments.
You may also choose to become a financial advisor of Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC or a wealth management advisor of Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company®.