A business of your
own, backed by us.
Become a financial advisor or representative
As a Northwestern Mutual financial advisor or representative at the Downers Grove office, you'll build lasting relationships with your clients and help them live their lives to the fullest. And you'll be building your own business from the ground up with support from seasoned mentors and award‐winning training.
What our financial
advisors or representatives
have to say
You're in charge
As a financial advisor or representative, you'll run your business, but have backing from Northwestern Mutual. The position is mostly commission-based, so you'll control how much you earn. If you decide to really get after it, there are also renewals and bonuses based on hitting sales goals.
Income Growth Opportunity at Northwestern Mutual
For illustrative purposes only, no level of income is guaranteed. Source: Northwestern Mutual, 2016.
We'll put you in a position to succeed
We don't expect you to know everything on day one, or even have a business degree. You'll receive award‐winning training and partner with our industry experts to learn the ins and outs of financial planning. We'll help you to:
- Get off to a fast start
- Grow your career in finance through distinct learning paths
- Pursue advanced professional certifications with financial support
Nothing basic about our benefits
Enjoy working for yourself and enjoy a great benefits package. What could be better?
Life and disability
Health care and
licensing and ongoing
What's it like to be a financial advisor or representative? Take a look.
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Have questions? Our recruiters can help.
As a Recruiter for Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland, Laura oversees the selection process for financial representative candidates. She aims to connect with business minded, self-starting and entrepreneurial professionals. Laura then helps these individuals identify their goals to find their best career fit. She...
As a Recruiter for Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland, Laura oversees the selection process for financial representative candidates. She aims to connect with business minded, self-starting and entrepreneurial professionals. Laura then helps these individuals identify their goals to find their best career fit. She is a mom, a self-proclaimed foodie & yoga enthusiast.