Commercial Loan Business Development Officer – To $175K + Bonus – Chicago, IL – Job # 3274

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & Rockport, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company 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 Commercial Loan Business Development Officer role in the greater Chicago, IL area. The successful candidate will be responsible for  identifying, acquiring and growing new relationships with business owners and work with new business prospects in person. The business development officer will demonstrate a genuine interest in prospective and new customers and ask questions to understand their business operations, financial priorities and objectives. Business development officers also have a proactive outbound approach to educate and acquire new customers. Regular outbound activities include making calls, visiting local businesses, and participating in networking activities

The position offers a generous salary of up to $175K + Bonus and a full benefits package. (This is not a remote position.)

Commercial Loan Business Development Officer responsibilities include:

  • Generating new CRE, C&I and Franchise Lending laons through prospecting, outside calling, networking and referrals. Making a substantial number of outside, in-person calls on prospects and clients requiring extensive automobile travel.
  • 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 Commercial marketing purposes.
  • Maintaining and applying a thorough understanding of the bank’s credit policy, Commercial eligibility and all necessary business practices to ensure the submission of accurate and complete loan application packages.
  • Actively participating in local Commercial 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:

  • Must have at least 5 or more years’ Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending experience as VP level or above; C&I and Franchise experience is a plus.
  • Possess strong customer service skills; display a friendly, positive attitude
  • Build relationships with business owners that go beyond one interaction, focusing on their long-term needs
  • Engage business owners in meaningful financial conversations that include understanding what’s important to them
  • Inform local business owners of available options that may help them achieve their financial goals
  • Proactively follow up on commitments to help ensure customer satisfaction and maintain ongoing financial conversations to help build meaningful relationships

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