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Ameriprise Financial Products & Business Solutions Leadership Development Program Associate in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that values diversity, teamwork, 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 an 18-month 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. In addition, you will have access to our Business Resource Networks, including the Black Employee Network, Young Professionals Network, PRIDE Network, and others!

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

Ameriprise Advisor Center Business Development

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.



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Full-Time / Part-Time:

Full time

About Our Company:

At Ameriprise Financial, we’re not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals – we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you’re motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High degree of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Excellent written, verbal, 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, specifically Microsoft Excel

NOTE: The company does not offer sponsorship for this opportunity.

Line of Business:

Advice and Wealth Mgmt and Business Development

Posting Title:

Products & Business Solutions Leadership Development Program Associate


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

  • Participating on project teams responsible for implementing and executing new programs for advisors, field leaders and staff

  • Recommending and leading enhancements to existing processes and programs

  • Creating, updating, and managing review processes for new/existing communications

  • Drafting and maintaining project plans and status reports

Examples of past LDP projects include:

  • Develop a Quarterly Product Strategy report to 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.

  • Create an investment foundations library - develop, write, and publish a series of investment whitepapers that will form a client-focused resource library.

  • Support the data strategy to further our efforts in adopting analytics tools and promoting growth in team capabilities.

Recruiting Location:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Senior at a 4-year university pursing a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Communications, Human Resources, Business Analytics, or related field

  • Graduation date of December 2022 or May/June 2023

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • Commitment to complete the full 18-month Leadership Development Program

Job Family Group:

Human Capital