FAQ

What is Financial Planning Jobs?

A: Financial Planning Jobs is a specialist recruitment service from the publishers of Financial Planning Today designed to help employers and recruiters easily post job vacancies for Financial Planners, Paraplanners, IFAs and Wealth Managers plus any relevant roles in those professions. It is an independent jobs recruitment service run by Portfolio Publishing Ltd, the publishers of Financial Planning Today. It is not affiliated with or sponsored by any recruitment agency, other jobs board or recruitment business. It is a service designed to help readers find staff and for job hunters to find jobs. It is open to direct employers and recruitment consultants and relevant job candidates.

What happens when a job is posted?

A: Depending on the listing package you choose, your job is advertised for up to a month on the site. If you choose the Featured Listing your job is featured more prominently in the Featured Section at the top of the page and will also be listed on our weekly Jobs Alert newsletter as Job of the Week at least once during your posting period.

How many people will see my vacancy?

A:  Approximately 10,000 to 12,000 financial services professionals visit Financial Planning Today website each month and jobs are featured prominently on the home page. We also promote Financial Planning Jobs through Financial Planning Today magazine which reaches up to 3,000+ readers per issue.

In addition your vacancies are:

• Tweeted several times to 7,000 Followers

• Featured regularly on our daily e-newsletters sent to over 4,200 subscribers

• All Jobs appear on our weekly Jobs Alert email sent to 2,800+ jobhunters.

• Sent to jobseekers who request updates.

• Open to candidates to apply direct to you or via the site.

What type of jobs can be advertised?

A: We focus on qualified Financial Planners, Paraplanners, IFAs and Wealth Managers, especially Chartered and Certified professionals. However, all types of roles within an IFA or Financial Planning business can be advertised including those for IFAs, Financial Advisers, Administrators, Business Development Managers, Wealth Managers and so on. You can choose to advertise your role in several sections if you wish. Please provide full details of the vacancy including a salary range. Be clear about the role and areas such as career progression and training. Offensive language is not permitted and the Publisher's decision is final. Any posting can be declined without reason at any time.

How do I post my vacancy?

A: Click on Sign Up. Set up an Employer Profile on Financial Planning Jobs and upload your company logo (include full contact details). Then Post a Job. It should take only a few minutes. Your job is live once activated by us. You can choose the type of listing you want when you post a job. If you are a new Employer we will check your details and once confirmed your job will be posted. We recommend you only set up an Employer Profile when you are ready to post a vacancy. It makes sense to add your company description and logo when you sign up for an Employer Profile account.

What does it cost?

A: Click on 'Pricing' for details. All fees are subject to VAT. Payment by card is easiest and keeps the paperwork down. It can also speed up activation of your vacancies.

Do you have any tips for my job posting?

A: Keep the job title simple in the Subject line and include the salary or salary range, if possible, in the Subject Line or add DoE (depending on experience). See other jobs posted for examples. In the job description provide key details about the jobs, the benefits to applicants and the types of qualifications you are looking for. Always include the town or areas the job is located in. A name and email address or phone number also helps. Mention if you are willing to discuss the role with applicants or just prefer applications emailed to you.

What if I need more guidance or have an issue posting a job?

A: Email us at jobs@portfoliopublishing.co.uk or ring 01895 347490. We'll get back to you quickly to help.

I run a recruitment agency, can we book a block of vacancies every month?

A: Yes you can. There is a listing package for recruitment agencies which you can select. If your needs are more complex or you require a higher number of vacancies you can contact us on the details above.

I am a job seeker, can I sign up to receive job updates?

A: Yes,  just click Sign Up and then click on Job Seeker to add your details. You'll receive regular updates on new jobs. Add your CV if possible.

There are lots of job sites, what's different about yours?

A: We are the only job service specifically aimed at the Financial Planning and Paraplanning professions. Our publications are read by 10,000+ people a month and nearly all those people work in Financial Planning or associated professions so your job will be promoted widely to committed professionals who value our journalism and visit the site frequently.

Are there any discounts offered?

A: Yes, for a limited time you can use code FPJ10 to receive 10% off the Featured Listing. Also keep your eyes peeled for any occasional offers.