Products & Business Solutions Leadership Development Program Associate

Are you looking for a company that values diversity, collaboration, and growth? The Ameriprise Financial Leadership Development Program (LDP) offers meaningful work experience for emerging talent in a FORTUNE 500® company within the Financial Services industry. The Advice & Wealth Management Products & Business Solutions LDP is a 18-month experiential commitment crafted to cultivate your business knowledge, gain on-the-job training, network in an encouraging, inclusive, team-based environment, have exposure to senior leaders and contribute to the success of the company through three, 6-month rotations. With access to our Business Resource Networks – which includes the Black Employee Network, Young Professionals Network, PRIDE Network – you will increase your own sense of belonging and engage in relevant networking and development opportunities. Embark on this journey as a Leadership Development Program Associate and lay the foundation for your future.
Advice & Wealth Management Products & Services works toward providing a best-in-class client and advisor experience, while also making sure our products and services create a competitive advantage for Ameriprise.

As a Products & Business Solutions LDP, you may rotate through the following business areas:
• Wealth Management Solutions
• Banking & Cash Solutions
• Program & Field Implementation
• Supervision & Risk Mitigation

After exploring the breadth of the business unit(s) through each rotation, LDPs may have the opportunity to post to a permanent position within Ameriprise Financial.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities vary depending on current rotation and assigned projects(s) and may include:

  • Participating on project teams responsible for implementing and executing new tools, products, or programs for clients, advisors, field leaders and/or staff
  • Developing and and maintaining project plans and reports
  • Recommending and leading enhancements to existing processes and programs
  • Creating, updating, and managing review processes for new/existing communications

Examples of past LDP projects include:

  • Develop a Quarterly Product Strategy report for business leaders, keeping the team abreast of recent industry trends and conducting regular business partner check-ins to continue increasing knowledge of products and various stakeholder perspectives.
  • Performing a high net worth competitive analysis – collect and synthesize competitive data and information from other broker-dealers, wealth managers, and family offices active within the landscape.
  • Support work associated with the Advice and Wealth Management data strategy to further our efforts in adopting analytics tools and promoting growth in team capabilities.
  • Partner with the Equity Research team to build sector dashboards and models which are used by a Global committee when making tactical sector recommendations
  • Develop insights for bank products from available data using tools available to Banking & Cash Analytics, and present findings
  • Create an investment foundations library – develop, write, and publish a series of investment whitepapers that will form a client-focused resource library.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Senior at a 4-year university pursing a bachelor’s degree
  • Graduation date of December 2023 or May/June 2024
  • Commitment to complete the full 18-month Leadership Development Program

Preferred Qualifications

  • High degree of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics
  • Proven organization skills and ability to manage time effectively
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work and communicate collaboratively with all levels of the organization including team members, managers, and senior leaders
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

The company does not offer sponsorship for this opportunity.

About Our Company
We’re a diversified financial services leader with more than $1 trillion in assets under management and administration. Our team of 20,000 people in more than 20 countries advise, manage and protect the assets and income of more than 2 million individual, small business and institutional clients. We are a long-standing leader in financial planning and advice, a global asset manager and an insurer. Our unwavering focus on our clients and strong financial foundation connects each of our unique businesses – Ameriprise Financial Services, Columbia Threadneedle Investments and RiverSource Insurance and Annuities. Here, we foster meaningful careers, invest in the future, and make a difference for clients, institutions and communities around the world.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.


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