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Work on purpose

We know that employees want more than a job—they want community and purpose. At Jackson, we offer opportunities to take on challenges, get involved in causes that are important to you, and learn from your diverse network of peers. Your time and talents get a chance to make a difference that resonates beyond your office and long after the workday ends.

Our careers

At Jackson, you get the chance to push yourself and our innovation forward. Take your career to the next level by becoming part of an inclusive team that is dedicated to reducing the complexity of retirement planning, and providing clarity for all.

Early career and part-time opportunities

We offer a variety of entry-level and part-time positions as well as student-specific opportunities to help you embrace your career. Explore opportunities to learn and grow within a fast-paced environment.

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Career paths at Jackson

We have several full-time career opportunities across a variety of disciplines to help you invest in your professional growth and development.

Sales & Sales Support

Our Sales Desk and supporting departments are responsible for driving revenue, and partnerships with external wholesalers to educate and provide sales support to financial professionals across the country. Jackson also offers a developmental sales training experience for those interested in becoming a FINRA-licensed wholesaler.

We have opportunities within a variety of sales & distribution support functions including:

  • Advisory Integrations
  • Customer Onboarding
  • Digital Transformation
  • Product Management
  • Sales Desk
  • Sales Training
  • Strategic Relationships


Business Operations

Our Operations teams are responsible for providing world-class service to financial professionals, distributors, and contract owners through a variety of transactional, service, and engagement functions. The four primary areas of our Operations department include:

  • Customer Care Center
  • Customer Contract Services
  • Customer Onboarding
  • Customer Support Services


Finance & Accounting

Jackson’s Finance and Accounting teams plan and manage our financials, accounting technology, and payroll, and work to protect Jackson’s capital.


Information Technology

Jackson Enterprise Technology (JET) helps fulfill our mission by providing technical agility and innovation. This group focuses on application delivery and digital transformation. JET strives to deliver successful business outcomes and maximize Jackson's investment in technology.

Jackson’s Information Security department surpasses national and international security and privacy standards by staying ahead of the rate of threats to keep our company and customers’ information safe.


Marketing & Communications

The Marketing & Communications departments specialize in promoting the Jackson brand among key stakeholders, engaging associates and our organization within the community, and are responsible for internal and external communications and media relations for Jackson Financial Inc (JFI).

This department functions similarly to a full-service advertising agency and is comprised of several subgroups with a unique set of talents and specialties that work together to bring our brand to life. The primary subgroups include:

  • Corporate Philanthropy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Distribution and Channel Marketing
  • Internal and External Communications 
  • Marketing Operations 
  • Project Management and Creative Services


Additional career paths

We also offer opportunities within a variety of fields listed below:

  • Actuarial
  • Asset Management
  • Facility Support
  • Human Resources
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Risk


Early career and part-time work options to fit your life

We have flexible entry-level and part-time jobs, as well as positions specifically tailored for students that can help kickstart your career. We also offer on-the-job training programs to help learn and gain skills from your peers.

Jackson Development Zone

The Jackson Development Zone "The Zone", near Michigan State University, is an opportunity available to college students where you can gain corporate experience and exposure to the growing financial services industry.

Strategic Support Program

The Strategic Support Program offers paid orientation and hands-on training that enables associates to support projects in various departments across the organization. 

Sales Training Program

Jackson hires recent college graduates and provides them with on-the-job sales training. Participants receive specialized product and systems training, which provides access to dynamic career-development opportunities. 

Benefits available to Jackson associates

The benefits of working at Jackson reflect our commitment to support our employee's professional and personal lives. Below is some of what we offer:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage with Flexible Spending Account
    and Health Savings Account options
  • Associate and dependent tuition reimbursement programs
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Adoption assistance program
  • Holidays and paid time-off
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid parental leave


  • Paid time off to volunteer


For more information view our Transparency in Coverage details.  

Our office locations

Lansing, MI

Lansing, Michigan, is home to Jackson's corporate headquarters and our satellite office "The Zone," located next to Michigan State University, offering students real-life work experience that may potentially lead to career opportunities after graduation.


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Nashville, TN

Famous for its legendary country music scene, Nashville's big-city-feel is complemented by the small-town charm of surrounding Franklin, Tennessee, where our regional headquarters and Jackson National Life Distributors LLC (JNLD) is located.


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Chicago, IL

Jackson National Asset Management, LLC and PPM America associates enjoy living in a multicultural city that embodies the core values of America's heartland—integrity, hard work, and diverse social fabric.


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Additional insights

Supporting our community

Giving back to the communities in which our associates live and work is one of our top priorities. Jackson's focus on associate-driven giving means associates have opportunities to impact causes that are important to them- from corporate gift matching to paid time off to volunteering. 

Diversity & inclusion

We've worked hard to create and nurture an inclusive and diverse culture—beyond the office and into our communities that we call home.

Corporate responsibility

The health of our planet, the well-being of our associates and communities, and the dependability of our work are behind every decision we make. Our environmental, social & governance (ESG) efforts reflect our commitment to a more confident future for all of us.

Jackson is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We are committed to complying with all federal and state laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, legally-recognized disability, marital status, legally-protected medical condition, genetic information (including family medical history), citizenship, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, military/veteran status or any other protected characteristic. The Company is also committed to preventing retaliation against any employees who provide information about, complain about, or assist in the investigation of any complaint of discrimination, harassment or other violation of the Company's equal employment opportunity policies.

Jackson National Asset Management, LLC® (JNAM) is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is the investment adviser to the “Funds,” which are investment companies (subaccounts) that underlie the Jackson variable products.  Nothing contained herein is investment advice nor a solicitation for investment advisory services. JNAM is an affiliate of Jackson National Life Distributors LLC and Jackson National Life Insurance Company.

PPM America, Inc. is an affiliate of Jackson National Life Distributors LLC. PPM America, Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Jackson Financial Inc. Jackson Financial Inc. is a publicly traded company.

Jackson® is the marketing name for Jackson Financial Inc., Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Home Office: Lansing, Michigan), and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York® (Home Office: Purchase, New York). Jackson National Life Distributors LLC, member FINRA.