Retail Sales Consultant - 87SX5EYou are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.Overview of the role: The Advisor Consultant is responsible for increasing market share and growing assets within their assigned territory. Advisor Consultants drive Hartford Funds' sales though building deep and long term relationships and with financial advisors, strategic partners and firms. Individuals in these roles are expected to leverage existing relationships and build new relationships with financial advisors covering a specific geographical territory, and are required to reside in the assigned territory. Responsibilities of the role: + Increase sales and grow territory AUM in a very competitive marketplace by calling on financial advisors, key contacts, and conducting seminar presentations and client events+ Develop and implement territory business plans in partnership with internal sales support+ Build strong relationships with Hartford Funds' strategic partners, registered representatives and firms+ Effectively leverage data and technology to capture sales and market share+ Provide marketing support and customer service to financial advisors in the assigned territory+ Present technical product knowledge in an innovative way+ Regularly update advisors on industry trends; anticipate client needs and continuously elevate the client experience+ Support and participate in various conferences and meetings+ Adhere to all compliance regulations and guidelines including use of approved marketing materials, fund prospectus requirements and proper licensing+ Complete administrative tasks (e.g. updating CRM and expense reporting) in a timely mannerSuccessful advisor consultants have a variety of \\"key competencies\\" that set them apart:+ The ability to build strong relationships with a proven track record of working effectively as an individual contributor as well as a team player+ Never satisfied with status-quo, continually striving for excellence+ A confident public speaker, great at making presentations+ Coachable+ Impeccable integrity and sound judgment+ Able to take and manage risk+ Able and willing to travel 80% of the timeHe or she will also have:+ strong verbal and written communication skills+ strong time management and organization skills+ a keen awareness of the industry as a whole: the competition, market dynamics, industry trends and customer needs+ a track record of leveraging data and technology in their sales process and be able and willing to learn and adapt to new technology and tools+ a sense of accountability+ a strong work ethic+ a sincere drive to achieve+ resourcefulness and superior problem-solving skills+ the ability to build strong relationships with a proven track record of working effectively as an individual contributor as well as a team player+ all required licenses (Series 7 and Series 63)+ the \\"know-how\\" to get resultsIt is preferred that the he or she have:+ existing relationships with advisors and centers of influence in the territory+ a demonstrated track record of success in the assigned broker dealer firms+ additional industry designations (i.e., CIMA, CFA)Qualifications: + Bachelor's Degree, preferably business, economics, finance, sales or marketing (or equivalent on-the-job experience)+ Must be fully licensed (Series 7, Series 63)+ Must be able and willing to travel 80% of the time+ A minimum of five years of external wholesaling experience is preferredWHY JOIN HARTFORD FUNDS? Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Wayne, PA, Hartford Funds is a leading provider of mutual funds, strategic beta ETFs and 529 college savings plans. The company offers a broad range of strategies designed to provide solutions for a variety of investment needs. Excluding affiliated funds of funds, as of March 31, 2020, Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lattice Strategies LLC, had approximately $102.2 billion in discretionary and non-discretionary assets under management. Hartford Funds are primarily sub-advised by Wellington Management or Schroder Investment Management, two leading investment advisors. At Hartford Funds, we believe in human-centric investing-a unique approach that utilizes deep research and insights to understand the rational and emotional ways investors think about money, their investments and their financial advisors, and then create solutions and advisor tools designed to serve those investors and their mindsets. Hartford Funds embraces a true entrepreneurial spirit where all employees are encouraged to 'act like an owner' of the firm, and live Hartford Funds' human-centric investing approach. Employees work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, that is focused on strengthening financial advisor-client relationships by helping investors better realize their true life goals.WHAT IS THE COMPENSATION OPPORTUNITY? At Hartford Funds, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, and more.This position may be subject to The Hartford Funds political contributions policy.Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/AgeHuman achievement is at the heart of what we do.We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further - making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines - from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.We're also committed to programs that drive education and support volunteerism, which put human beings first. We do it because it's the right thing to do, and because when our customers, communities and employees succeed, we all do.