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Business Development Officer

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    Business Development Officer

    NW Preferred Federal Credit Union We’re looking for a business development officer in the Portland area to join our team. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop and maintain relationships with target members and organizations. 


    • Contact and visit prospective members and organizations within our field of membership. Communications include: telephone, site visits, letters, emails, presentations, tradeshows and direct mail follow-up.
    • Meet production/sales goals as may be required from time to time
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of Credit Union products and services, special programs and applicable policies and procedures.
    • Coordinates with marketing department to develop new products and service proposals that meet the needs of our target audience.
    • Open new credit union memberships and cross sell additional products and services.
    • Help gather necessary documents and submit loan applications on members’ behalf.
    • Act as the primary credit union participant at tradeshows and other industry events throughout the year. Ensures the Credit Union presents a consistent image to members and the general public.
    • Maintain a work schedule that is flexible in meeting the needs of those visited (i.e., early morning, lunch hour or evening meetings).
    • Makes effective use of funds budgeted for traveling and entertainment.
    • Manage inventory of SWAG, other advertising specialties and supplies.
    • Develop and give presentations to current and prospective members and management.



    • BA/BS Degree in Business and/or two to four years work experience in direct sales or customer service.
    • Working knowledge of computer applications, specifically MS office.
    • Ability to speak with confidence in meetings and presentations.
    • Must present a professional, business-like manner and appearance.
    • Ability to travel local and nationwide on a regular basis including; maintaining a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and reliable transportation for travel.
    • Ability to conduct needs assessments, identify problems, develop solutions, and take appropriate course of action.
    • A driven and can-do attitude. A self-starter, able to work independently as well as in a team.
    • Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs on occasion.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk on occasion.


    • 11 paid holidays + 1 paid personal day
    • 3 weeks paid time off (PTO)
    • Health benefits include: medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, massage and alternative
    • Professional-casual dress attire
    • Yearly bonus incentive
    • $3,000 per year towards continuing education


    Equal Opportunity Employer

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