Early Career Specialist

<strong>With close to 50 years of physician-focused experience, MD has one main goal: to help Canada physicians and their families achieve financial well-being. Our commitment to work/life integration, employee well-being and ongoing learning are key factors that contribute to our overall success.</strong>

Saskatoon, SK

MD Financial Management

<strong>MD Financial Management Inc. supports physicians by helping them achieve financial well-being from medical school through retirement. MD Financial Management is the manager and trustee of the MD family of funds, a group of 35 proprietary mutual funds. The company retains and supervises world-class investment managers, who manage the portfolio assets of one or more of the funds or parts of the funds.</strong> https://mdm.ca/md-wealth-management

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Full-Time

Overview: <div class="col-md-24"> <p style="text-align: justify;">With close to 50 years of physician-focused experience, MD has one main goal: to help Canada physicians and their families achieve financial well-being. Our commitment to work/life integration, employee well-being and ongoing learning are key factors that contribute to our overall success.</p> <p>For the sixth consecutive year, MD Financial Management has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America. The annual award, given by Achiever, an industry-leading provider of employee recognition and engagement solutions, commends top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workforces.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">If you&rsquo;re a results-driven, enthusiastic and technology-savvy team player, you&rsquo;ll thrive in our dynamic, flexible and collaborative environment. <br /><br />We have an immediate opening for a dynamic, forward-thinking and client-focused Early Career Specialist to join our <strong>Prairies</strong> team.</p> </div>
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Lead, Early Career Specialists, in the role of Early Career Specialist, you will be accountable for proactively engaging students, residents and new-in-practice physicians to establish and foster strong member/client relationships. <br /> <p style="text-align: justify;">Act as first face-to-face point of contact MD Financial Management (MDFM) and effectively promote and communicate the MD value proposition, through a solid understanding of the physician journey, MD&rsquo;s core products and services. You will be responsible to generate leads for MD Financial Management for new clients and directly link prospects with Early Career Advisors.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">You will play an important role in fostering alliances with key stakeholder groups such as student coordinators, deans, academic and student leadership, residency program directors, PTMA, Physician-Hospital Organizations (PHO), affiliates and Scotia Bank. You will also play a key role in developing a prominent, consistent, recognized and positive presence on campus and in teaching hospitals and in the New in Practice community. Your knowledge of physician career transition points and milestones will enable you to proactively support your clients through the provision of appropriate programs and materials. <br /><br />You will be accountable for delivering educational sessions on campus and in teaching hospitals and organizing and facilitating MDFM presence via student and resident orientations, academic half-days and special events. Through your efforts in creating a prominent, consistent, recognized and positive presence on campus, in teaching hospitals and in the New in Practice community, you will generate leads for MD Financial Management for both new clients and products and directly link prospects with Financial Consultants. <br /> <br /><br />As an Early Career Specialist, you will lead the collection of feedback and insights from students, residents, and new in practice physicians and ensure these feed appropriate Voice of Client (VOC) programs and inform future strategies and programs. You will leverage new media and social networking tools to actively engage with prospects and clients and create stakeholder communities. <br /> </p>
Requirements: <p><strong>What You Need:</strong><br /><br />The ideal candidate holds a university degree in Marketing, Commerce, Communications or the equivalent work experience coupled with a minimum 3 years&rsquo; experience in financial planning, marketing or business development in the financial services or healthcare industries.&nbsp;<br /><br />An in-depth understanding of the student and resident experience and knowledge of early career physicians is critical to success in this role as is an appreciation for physician career models and training and educational requirements specific to various academic institutions and programs.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />Along with your demonstrated client relationship management experience and detailed financial planning knowledge, you have extensive knowledge of the Canadian health care environment and its implications for Canadian physicians as well as our competitors&rsquo; products and target market interests.<br /><br />You have experience with various forms of social media and networking tools that allow you to actively engage with prospects/members/clients and create stakeholder communities.<br /><br />Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset<br /><br /><strong><em>Note: This role requires extensive travel (30%-70% of the time)</em></strong><br /><br /><br /><strong>What You Bring:</strong>&nbsp;<br /><br />You are inspired by doing the best for your clients and by providing tailored and timely advice.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />You use your exceptional interpersonal skills to build rapport with and influence your clients and understand the critical importance of client trust.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />You have the confidence and capability to work independently but also enjoy the collaborative process and look forward to partnering with other team members to identify and implement the best solution possible.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />You are strong communicator. You actively listen, formulate a recommended course of action and tailor your responses accordingly based on the key stakeholder level of understanding and vested interest.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />You&rsquo;re highly adaptable to change and can easily manage multiple high-priority and time-sensitive initiatives.&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <p>You are organizationally agile, with a proven ability to effectively navigate both formal channels and informal networks to get things done while balancing risk and opportunity.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />You&rsquo;re resourceful, having the ability to identify creative solutions to challenging and time-sensitive issues.<br />&nbsp;<br />You are a dynamic presenter, comfortable with presenting in front of large groups and facilitating group conversations.<br /><br /><br /><strong>What Success Looks Like:</strong>&nbsp;<br /><br />You are passionate about the MD value proposition and actively look to acquire new clients.&nbsp;<br />You are constantly learning and honing your skills.&nbsp;<br />You are technology savvy and endeavor to find new and exciting ways to use technology in the servicing of your client.&nbsp;<br />You feel rewarded and recognized in a way that inspires you to do your best work.</p>