CRA Partners is a compliance program offered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation. The Foundation operates Senior Crimestoppers, a nationwide crime prevention program focused on educating and safeguarding against elder theft, abuse and neglect. The program is funded exclusively by the banking industry. Banks earn CRA credit in the form of CRA-qualified loans, investments and grants.
The Relationship Officer is responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships and managing all sales activities within a defined region.
Achieve budgeted sales goal.
Work with bank prospects and partners to identify key business goals, opportunities and concerns, with a focus on maximizing customer satisfaction and retention.
Manage relationships with bank decision makers including, but not limited to, senior executives.
Engage with sales team and internal staff to leverage expertise and specialized resources as needed.
Identify opportunities to engage new bank partners.
Identify sales threats in the competitive environment and develop responsive sales and marketing approaches to address them.
Maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
Stay current in the industry by participating in educational opportunities, joining professional organizations and maintaining personal networks.
Bachelor degree in Finance, Business or a related field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant sales experience; experience selling products and services to banks strongly preferred.
Proficiency with CRM-type proprietary computing tools and the willingness and ability to quickly learn other systems.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Ability to navigate a variety of financial reporting sites to retrieve information required in the development of sales plans.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Strong time management and organizational skills
Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to travel at least 50% of the time.
CRA Partners offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a collegial work environment. Interested candidates are invited to submit resume, cover letter and salary requirement
About Independent Community Bankers of America
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 5,700 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.
Whether located in small towns, suburbia or big-city neighborhoods, community banks improve our towns and cities by funding small businesses and using local dollars to help families purchase homes, finance college and build financial security. ICBA supports fair competition for financial institutions, maintaining the separation of banking and commerce, and a balanced financial system to prevent the concentration of economic and financial-services resources. ICBA member community banks create symbiotic relationships with the communities they serve, favor local decision-making, while adhering to the highest business practices and ethical standards, and support a democratically governed association where each member bank has a voice and a vote. ICBA is committed to upholding the highest professional standards in community banking and providing programs ...tailored specifically for community bankers. Through ICBA educational courses, certification options and continuing education programs, community bankers are better able to serve their customers and stay profitable.