Sales Development Program Associate

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Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46032

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  25281
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
Other Location(s): N/A   


Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


American Funds, part of North American Distribution (NAD) for Capital Group, has helped investors pursue long-term investment success. Our consistent approach, in combination with The Capital System, has resulted in a superior long-term track record.  For more than 80 years, we have managed investments with the goal of helping long-term investors succeed; whether it be funding education, investing in retirement, or living in retirement. The Sales Learning Agility and Training Experience (SLATE) is a 12-month program focused on attracting, engaging, and developing a cohort of exceptionally agile and diverse sales talent.


As a SLATE Associate in our Indianapolis, IN office you will receive best-in-class training to develop your financial industry knowledge and sales skills, with individualized development to support your transition from the classroom into your career. You’ll work with highly skilled and experienced colleagues, building relationships while moving through various experiences in an environment that fosters innovation to serve our investors.


What the program offers:

  • You’ll receive technical training in the financial services industry, financial markets, and American Funds products through a combination of classroom and experiential learning.
  • You’ll receive in soft-skill training on presentations and consultative solutions, preparing you with the tools needed to drive business success.
  • You’ll interact with clients to address and resolve complex inquiries regarding our products and services. 
  • You’ll have the opportunity to network with and learn from senior leadership throughout the program. 
  • You’ll receive resources and support to prepare and sit for your FINRA Series 6, 63 and 65 licenses.


What we look for:

  • You will be graduating with your Bachelor's degree in May/June 2019.
  • You have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • You are an excellent communicator and can generate enthusiasm and excitement for our products. 
  • You demonstrate a high level of time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail with integrity and ownership of work.
  • You have an interest in the financial services industry.
  • You have experience in a customer service or sales related field, preferred.


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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