Monday, September 12, 2011

Edward Jones Hosts Diversity Career Fair on Sept. 27


Financial-services firm Edward Jones will host a diversity career fair from 4:30 to 7 :30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the firm's headquarters, 12555 Manchester Road in Des Peres.

Edward Jones offers St. Louis based opportunities for talented professionals in finance, internal audit, service, information systems, marketing, operations, human resources, training and development and compliance.

The career fair also is aimed at attracting candidates for the financial advisor and branch office administrator roles in St. Louis and around the country.

"The Diversity Career Fair is a unique opportunity to meet Edward Jones associates and leaders and learn more about the exciting careers available at the firm," said Emily Pitts, Edward Jones' principal responsible for inclusion and diversity.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters and leaders from every area of the firm.  At 5 p.m. that evening, Edward Jones' principal responsible for human resources, Anthony McBride, will welcome attendees and share a few words about careers at Edward Jones

The career fair is part of the firm's Inclusion and Diversity Week, a week of activities that emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and raise the profile of Edward Jones as an employer that seeks out and welcomes diverse talent.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP for the event by sending an email to STLCareers@edwardjones.com.  Additionally, jobseekers may submit a resume to this address, whether or not they attend the event.

About Edward Jones
Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals -- from college savings to retirement -- and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.
Edward Jones, which ranked No. 11 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2011," is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com.

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