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Nationwide Insurance

Specialist, Education & Enrollment

Abilene, TX

Are you passionate about being part of a team that delivers extraordinary care to help individuals and businesses prepare for and protect their retirement? If so, then Nationwide Financial could be the place for you!

  • This position will cover the territory of Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida and Puerto Rico.
  • Bilingual capabilities strongly preferred.
  • FINRA Series 6, 63, and 65 required (or 7 & 66)
  • This is an E.SD57 band role.

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Job Description Summary

At the heart of our work with retirement plans for high-profile organizations is the desire to help individuals retire successfully. Multiple decision-makers are engaged in plan selection, enhancements and retention, requiring teamwork, strategic thinking and superior relationship management on various levels. If you can collaborate, connect and communicate to build, grow and retain important and productive business relationships, we want to know more about you!

As a Specialist, you'll be responsible for coordinating and providing enrollment and education meetings focused on encouraging employee participation in the retirement plan. You will conduct ongoing education sessions to reinforce the benefits of plan participation, focus on retirement readiness and increase participation in the established plans.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and conducts initial enrollment meetings aimed at educating plan sponsors and potential plan participants, focusing on the value of participating in their retirement plan, as well as maximizing plan participation levels. Focuses on helping plan participants increase their retirement readiness. 

  • Delivers ongoing education and re-enrollment meetings to existing and potential plan participants. Works to educate plan participants on retirement readiness, ongoing through the various phases of their career.

  • Focuses on growing participation levels of eligible employees and increasing deferral percentages of the plan participants. Partners with the financial professional, continuously helps ensure participants have the Nationwide tools and resources to prepare for retirement.

  • Presents information to existing and prospective participants on products that may be available in the plan.

  • Contributes and participates in projects and Advisory Board work designed to improve delivery and make recommendations for improvement for initiatives across the business.

  • Provides training to plan sponsors and participants on the tools and resources available through the Internet Service Center.

  • Answers question on completion of legal documents and who should have that responsibility.

  • Assists in training representatives to deliver enrollment and education sessions consistent with internal standards.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Education & Enrollment Manager and does not have direct reports.

Typical Skills and Experiences:


Education: Undergraduate studies in business, finance or related fields preferred.

License/Certification/Designation: FINRA 6, 63, 65 (or 7/66) required. Must acquire the required federal and/or state licenses/registrations within the time period designated by the business unit. Additional licenses/registrations may be required when new products and services are implemented. If an associate fails to acquire required licenses/registrations within the designated time period, the associate will be ineligible to continue in the position. Designations such as AIF and other retirement plan designations are strongly encouraged.

Experience: Two years of experience in the financial services industry, with a preference of time spent in retirement plans. 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Must have in-depth understanding of the retirement plan business and working knowledge of ERISA, recordkeeping and plan investments. Excellent presentation and communication skills. Proficient in using technology to present content/meetings. Detail oriented, learning agility, time management, technical and negotiation skills. Ability to learn and execute processes and procedures. Spanish speaking strongly preferred.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:


Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment or home office. Some positions require extensive travel. Must have a valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record in accordance with Nationwide standards. 

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Client-provided location(s): Texas, USA
Job ID: e54d6aaa5311f2433634882c3207edb664f63954ffc0443c0e3e05be7228a6b1
Employment Type: Other