Kristin N Hoefert
Office 605-361-9788
Fax 605-520-9597

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A Day in the Life of a Financial Representative

A day in the life of a financial representative is busy, productive and often, unpredictable. Here, you’ll see some of our representatives as they navigate their schedules, their practices and their personal lives to find a balance that brings them success and happiness.


Are You a Candidate?
At Northwestern Mutual we look for specific characteristics in our ideal candidate which fit with the culture we have created here:

  • Ambitious: Pursues every opportunity for success with skill, enthusiasm and commitment. They are constantly seeking ways to be more effective and successful.
  • Desires to be paid what they are worth: Not afraid to work hard and take risks to achieve financial success. They are willing to accept responsibility for their successes and failures.
  • Ethical/Honest/Moral: strives to do the right thing in all instances and is willing to take risks if they believe it is for the greater good.
  • Hard-worker: Willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done well. Believes there is no job too small or insignificant if one is determined to be successful.
  • Self-motivated: Possess effective time management skills and is able to rely on oneself to accomplish important goals, ability to focus on priorities.
  • Intelligent: Resourceful, thoughtful individual who is able to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment in a variety of situations.

If you see yourself possessing these admirable traits, you may be a fit for our career opportunity and culture. In our organization, you are surrounded by peers and leaders who share the same core values as you. In this kind of setting you will not only have the opportunity to pursue a life-changing career, but also to make life-long connections. If you desire a chance to be part of this kind of culture, Take the First Step.


If you're ready to be your own boss, set your own hours and make a positive impact on people's lives everyday, then turn your dreams into reality and find out what a career as a Financial Representative or Intern with Northwestern Mutual - Sioux Falls can do for you. 
Our Chief Recruitment Officer, Kristin Hoefert, invites you to call her at 605-361-9788, or email her at with any questions reguarding a career with Northwestern Mutual.

Spencer Gossel

Spencer is housed in our Rapid City office and is responsible for all the recruiting in the Black Hills area.


As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck