SBA / USDA Loan Officer – Columbia, SC – 936

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a SBA / USDA Loan Officer role in Columbia, SC market. The position works in partnership with Branch Managers and Branch sales staff to develop new SBA / USDA business relationships. They are responsible for originating and funding SBA & USDA loans in designated area.

The position includes a generous base salary and full benefits program.

SBA / USDA Loan Officer responsibilities include:

  • Generating new business through prospecting, outside calling, networking and referrals. Making a substantial number of outside, in-person calls on prospects and clients requiring extensive automobile travel.
  • Developing and implementing marketing activities within the budgetary constraints. Also working with the Regional Manager and/or Branch Manager to develop and implement marketing plans.
  • Working to foster new and expanding existing customer relationships through cross-selling products and services.
  • Developing and maintaining a referral source database for both local and the bank overall SBA marketing purposes.
  • Maintaining and applying a thorough understanding of the bank’s credit policy, SBA eligibility and all necessary business practices to ensure the submission of accurate and complete loan application packages.
  • Actively participating in local SBA district functions with assigned marketing area.
  • Providing management with input regarding current policies and practices.
  • Assisting the bank in the promotion of all product lines offered in assigned market.
  • Generating loans that maintain an acceptable level of performance. Assisting special assets and credit services in any requested servicing action within assigned marketing area.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance, or Equivalent Experience
  • Three or more years of calling experience with the financial services industry.
  • Must have averaged a production level of at least $10 million in SBA / USDA loans in each of the last two years.
  • A thorough knowledge of SBA & USDA lending rules, regulations and practices.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups in managing customer relationships.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly across all lines of business while handling multiple priorities are mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: