We know that happy employees make all the difference in keeping advisors, and their clients, happy. Our culture is built on the pillars of inclusion, collaboration, accountability and self-awareness. What excites us is seeing a group of talented people drawing on each other’s strengths, taking responsibility for making things happen, and contributing their voices and ideas to continue to design who we are. We are always looking for the next great person to join our team. Here are a few positions where we are seeking candidates.

For all roles please send us a resume and tell us what roles you are interested in and why, to careers@designedsecurities.ca.

Business Development Associate - Open

Job Description

As a Business Development Associate you will have opportunity to support the day-to-day business development needs of both an IIROC and MFDA dealer. The role is both highly creative and technical, and requires great organization. This is a unique opportunity to join the organization from the ground floor and have impact on the developing both processes and corporate culture. 

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a variety of systems, have strong ability to manage multiple communication channels while keeping others updated on progress. They will demonstrate strong initiative and a commitment to continuous follow up.

Responsiblities

All employees receive exposure to other areas of the firm as part of standard training. The Business Development Associate however, will be primarily responsible for: 

  • Outbound marketing strategy
  • Automated email campaigns and direct mail campaigns
  • Database management
  • Interface with technology partners to ensure systems are functioning properly
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed and that day-to-day activities are meeting deadlines,

Knowledge and Experience

Regardless of experience, we provide specific training and ongoing development to all employees to ensure that knowledge and experience is applied consistently throughout the organization.

  • Experience with Linkedin, Mailchimp and Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Must have intermediate to advanced proficiency in excel
  • Interests in digital marketing, financial technology and the investment industry
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to prioritize important and time-sensitive tasks,
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a sharp eye for detail,
  • Highly personable with strong written and oral communication

Transitions Lead - Open

Job Description

The transitions lead will contribute to the big picture of the company as they guide the onboarding of a new advisors to the company. The candidate will be comfortable taking ownership of their role and know how to stay organized amid ongoing interactions with those advisors whom they are onboarding. They will be attentive and insightful in managing the expectations of new advisors, and communicate with other departments to pre-plan for volumes, special scenarios, and customized processes.

Responsiblities

All employees undergo departmental cross training, which is emphasized in the first 3 to 6 months of employment before responsibilities may be narrowed. This provides exposure to other areas in which you may be interested in taking your career while also ensuring that you are aware of how your specific role interfaces and impacts other people or functions.

  • Work directly with new, onboarding advisors and manage their training, asset transfers and full transition,
  • Plan the onboarding according to the specific needs of an advisor,
  • Coordinate with other departments to gather input, feedback and materials beneficial to an advisor,
  • Meet regularly to discuss recruiting and assess resource requirements,
  • Provide ongoing feedback to team members and executive on areas needing improvement,
  • Create analysis on trends observed through the lens of a new advisor.
  • Learn systems and act as an initial training resource for new advisors.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Completion of securities and investment industry courses preferred (CSC, CPH)
  • 2 years of investment industry experience, preferably working with an advisor
  • Adaptable and calm amongst changes to new and existing priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to prioritize important and time-sensitive tasks,
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a sharp eye for detail,
  • Capacity to work independently while simultaneously ensuring staff and advisors are frequently contacted

Operations Lead - Closed

Job Description

As the Operations Lead you have an opportunity to be both advisor-facing and managing the internal operational needs across departments. You will have opportunity to support the day-to-day operational needs of an advisors practice, as well a play a key role in ensuring the internal operational needs of head office and other departments are being met. The role is highly interactive, requires great interpersonal skills, and organization.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a variety of systems, have strong ability to communicate and keep others updated on progress, and will not allow things to slip through the cracks. They will have strong commitment to service.

Responsiblities

  • Responding to advisor inquiries on a variety of day to day matters
  • Provides training and oversight to advisors and staff on how to use our trading platforms, account opening platforms and internal systems.
  • Managing internal system access for staff, including systems set up for new employees and advisors
  • Solicit feedback from staff and advisors for future system developments
  • Interface with transitioning advisors to ensure training and preparation of their transition is progressing on time
  • Interface with technology partners to ensure systems are functioning properly
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed and that day-to-day activities are meeting deadlines,
  • Participate in cross-functional department reporting, audit and review projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Sharepoint applications
  • Must have intermediate to advanced proficiency in excel
  • Completion of securities and investment industry courses is an asset (CSC, CPH)
  • Minimum 2 years of investment industry experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to prioritize important and time-sensitive tasks,
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a sharp eye for detail,
  • Experience with the Dataphile platform is an asset and,
  • Highly personable with strong written and oral communication

We’re Always Hiring!

Don’t see any openings that work for you, but you are still interested in being part of Designed? Send us a quick note, and your resume to careers@designedwealthmanagement.ca

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