Is a career as an advisor for me?
Our Sun Life Financial Distribution is as diverse as the communities we serve. People from all walks of life and a wide range of ages, education and experience have found success and satisfaction in what we offer.
What are you looking for?
It's never too late to tackle new challenges. Becoming a Sun Life Financial advisor gives you the opportunity to embark on a bright new career – and to make the most of your talents and skills.
Becoming an advisor gives you direct control over your career. You'll have a new level of autonomy and flexibility, and the opportunity to help others while you become successful building your own advisory business.
Becoming a Sun Life advisor gives you the opportunity to build a work life that revolves around what's important to you.
You'll provide advice and guidance to help others achieve their dreams. You'll enjoy a flexible schedule, unlimited earning potential and the opportunity to advance – if that's what you choose. You will build credibility and be supported by a financially strong, deeply trusted organization.
Many individuals have found a fresh start in our Distribution – regardless of where they came from or what they did before. They take pride in the stature they have achieved in their communities by helping their fellow Canadians achieve lifetime financial security.
In addition to the distinction that comes with being a trusted advisor, the opportunity to earn an income that directly reflects your ambition and your effort can mean a heightened level of confidence in a new environment.
For many people who are new to the workforce, the opportunity to become a Sun Life advisor is the bright start they have been looking for.
School is finished. You're venturing out into the workforce – ready to excel. Or perhaps you graduated a few years ago but haven't found your dream job yet.
In addition to training and mentoring to succeed on the job – and the opportunity to put your education into practice – we can provide you with the digital solutions you need to build your business.
Take the next step
Whatever your reasons for exploring this career, we have a number of awards for outstanding performance that provide our advisors with the opportunity to be recognized by Sun Life and their peers. There is also the added benefit of qualifying to attend conventions and conferences around the world, which are offered for top performers each year.
Research shows that successful advisors are typically:
Achievement- and goal-oriented
Able to work with people and develop/maintain relationships
Able to work independently
Persuasive, able to motivate others to action
Extroverted and enjoy helping others
Able to explain complex information
Open to learning new things
Individuals with strong character and integrity
Joining our Distribution can be a great way for you to realize your career goals. See for yourself what our people say about the opportunities, support and rewards we offer.