Business Development Specialist (Part-time/Work from Home)

  • Competitive
  • Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Temporary, Part time
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • 23 Jan 18 2018-01-23

Business Development Specialist (Part-time/Work from Home)

At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

What is the Business Development Specialist group responsible for?

The Business Development Specialist employee is responsible for calling upon and receiving calls from a pre-determined list of new or less experienced Registered Representatives with specific broker-dealers. Their objective is to interact with these representatives to build relationships, educate, introduce business building tools, resources, and develop sales opportunities within a limited line up of Franklin Templeton Funds. The goal is for this employee to drive sales with these representatives that were not previously buying Franklin Templeton products and matriculate these relationships into the current AC / SAC business model.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Business Development Specialist?

  • Make proactive business development/sales calls along with email contact in support of building business, relationships, knowledge, and brand recognition.
  • Introduce tools, resources, and develop sales opportunities within a limited line up of Franklin Templeton Funds.
  • Business building support - Using Franklin Templeton's suite of business building tools to assist and educate our registered clients by generating hypothetical illustrations, Social Security analysis reports, etc.
  • Respond to Registered Representative inquiries pertaining to our pre-determined line up of products.
  • Maintain capital markets/mutual fund knowledge via a variety of resources so to react to market events

What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • One year or more of sales and marketing experience, financial industry and or firm experience is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Series 6 and 63 required with sponsorship from the company
  • Part time/flexible hours

What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards -the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

Highlights of our benefits include:
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities . An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values , and is an important element of how we achieve success.

We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people , and see what it means to say, "I AM Franklin Templeton".

Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.