Business Development Officer (Schererville) at First Financial Bank in Schererville, Indiana

Posted in Banking 11 days ago.

Job Description:

We do the right things, right now. We do them in a way that is relevant to our clients. Become a part of our history as it continues to be written!

If you are interested and qualified for this role, we invite you to apply.

The Business Development Officer will work with existing FFB clients and prospect for new FFB clients to deepen client relationships by both booking business directly and by referring, as appropriate, to internal business partners such as Mortgage, Wealth, Commercial, and Treasury Management.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
• Create organic growth through prospecting within designated geography and across existing clients
• Partner with appropriate internal constituencies to bring appropriate level of expertise to the client/prospect
• Partner with Marketing to develop region-specific calling efforts
• Schedules and executes sales calls and appropriate follow-up meetings and activities
• Develops professional business appropriate relationships in the community which provide a positive impact on the business results of the region. Actively participate in the civic activities in the region.
• Achieves sales goals and manages pipeline activities
• Tracks, reports and communicates business results and activities to internal FFB management
• Develops and sustains "Clients for Life"

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed to Perform Essential Functions of the Job:
• 5 years demonstrated experience in exceeding sales goals.
• Demonstrated success with consultative, needs-based selling
• Strong product knowledge related to consumer and commercial deposits, investments, consumer loans, business loans and treasury management.
• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
• Investment and Annuity licensing preferred (Series 6 & 63, Series 7)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Familiarity with consumer and small business credit

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

Level of Complexity and Scope:

Degree of Independence and Decision-Making:

Required Supervisory Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements:
• Occasionally lifts and carries up to 20 lbs.
• Frequently lifts and carries up to 10 lbs.
• Occasionally walks.
• Frequently sits, stands and drives.

Compliance Statement: The associate is responsible for meeting all compliance requirements imposed on First Financial Bank by State and Federal law and regulation, as well as all related First Financial Bank policies and procedures. This includes all Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering, OFAC and Suspicious Activity reporting requirements, as well as all other lending and deposit compliance requirements.

It is our policy to not discriminate against any individual in violation of federal, state, and local laws as it relates to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran/military service, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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