Client Service Associate
Location:
Menlo Park , California
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
3100806
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Client Service Associate enhances the client experience by providing exceptional client service, supporting Branch functions as needed, assisting in safeguarding client assets, and serving as administrative and operational support to Financial Advisors. The Client Service Associate is responsible for understanding firm policies, procedures and digital capabilities that will allow them to interact with Financial Advisor teams, as well as, new and existing clients.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform administrative duties that support Financial Advisors in daily business practices, including but not limited to, telephone coverage, business travel arrangements, coordination of client meetings, prepare travel & expense reports, and file & calendar maintenance
  • Onboard new client accounts, which includes the collection of required documentation and client information
  • Maintain existing client relationships through the processing of client requests and making sure key client information and documentation is up to date
  • Conduct outreach to maintain strong relationships with client base and identify Firm services and solutions, such as digital, online access and cash management offerings, that support clients' needs
  • Support the team's marketing strategy by maintaining marketing materials, including digital and social media platforms, and planning client events and seminars
  • Regularly seek opportunities to use firm resources for peer sharing and collaborating with Financial Advisors
  • Proactively participate in firm initiatives directed by local management
  • Actively engage in available training and education programs to maintain current status on policies, procedures and risk awareness


Qualifications
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:

Education and/or Experience
  • High School Diploma/Equivalency
  • College degree preferred
  • Industry experience is a plus
  • Willingness to obtain Series 7, 63 and 65 or Series 7 and 66
Knowledge/Skills
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Exceptional interpersonal and client service skills
  • Detail orientated with superior organizational skills
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment
Reports To:
  • Complex Business Service Officer or Business Service Manager


Morgan Stanley
EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
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A little about us:
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services.

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