Accion

Community Lending Officer

US-NV-Las Vegas
3 months ago
ID
2017-1037
# of Openings
1

Overview

A nonprofit leader in the high-impact fields of community development and microfinance, Accion is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams and fuel increased economic opportunity and mobility through business ownership.  Since 1994, Accion has infused more than $102 million in the growth and success of more than 7,000 small businesses across Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas. 

 

We are part of a movement working towards a financially inclusive world where all entrepreneurs can access the tools they need to achieve higher success.  Accion is a member of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest and only nationwide nonprofit micro- and small business lending network in the United States.  Since 1991, the members of the Accion U.S. Network have collectively made more than 57,000 loans totaling over $500 million.  Globally, Accion is a pioneer in microfinance, reaching millions of individuals through its international network of partners. Please visit www.us.accion.org to learn more.

 

We are looking for a bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) community lending officer to join our growing Las Vegas team.

 

Community lending officers serve as Accion ambassadors in the community, cultivating relationships, building referral networks and a community of support for the clients we serve. The role is especially focused on business development outreach, visiting businesses on a regular basis to build relationships and to understand/serve credit needs.

 

Community lending officers:

  • Support Accion’s strong relationship culture through on-going customer contact, quality customer service, and superior product knowledge;
  • Lead clients through all stages of the lending process from origination to loan closing;
  • Develop referral relationships with community partners such as banks, local chambers and small business development centers;
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of loan new loan applicants;
  • Structure and close loans based on monthly goals; and
  • Perform educational outreach.

Requirements:

  • Community lending officers must have a passion for helping people and a gift for building relationships;
  • Excellent business development and outreach skills;
  • Equally excellent execution skills for closing loans and providing outstanding customer service;
  • One to three years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree are required; and
  • English/Spanish fluency preferred

 In-state travel is required.

 

Accion offers an excellent total compensation package, including competitive base salary, the opportunity for exciting incentive pay, and an attractive benefits package.

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