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Mortgage Loan Officer - $500 New Hire Bonus!

Company: Consumers Credit Union
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We're Consumers Credit Union (CCU) and our mission is to empower our members to live better lives.

We're a financial institution just like a bank, except not exactly. Banks have customers, but because we're a not-for-profit, member-owned credit union, we have members. And because we're not a bank, we don't drive up profits just because shareholders demand it. Instead, we focus on driving up member happiness through low loan rates, high deposit rates and low- or no-fee products and services. We focus on things like transparency, simplicity, helpfulness, integrity, positivity and inclusion - and we always put our members first.

In fact, we serve nearly 178,000 members and have over $2.6 billion in assets. We employ nearly 500 people in the Chicago area and have 18 branch locations in Illinois. We offer access to a national shared branching network, and more than 80,000 surcharge-free ATMs worldwide. And although we've been around for over 80 years, we're just getting started!

So what about you? Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can use your talents to make a positive difference in peoples' lives? A friendly place that values what you bring to the table? And you love a challenge as much as you love market competitive compensation and benefits for your hard work and dedication? If this sounds about right then check out the job details below!

What you'll do in this role:

Buying a new home is an important part of our members' lives, not to mention that it's a big process! There are so many steps that our members need to take, before they get to move in. As a Mortgage Loan Officer, you will be the expert guiding and advising our members through the mortgage loan process in their search to purchase a home. This is a sales position with member service, follow-up, and accurate, efficient processing of paperwork being the key to success.

Your day-to-day will include:

  • Informing members of current Mortgage rates, lending services, and promotional items, in an effort to gain 1st Mortgage loan applications.
  • Contacting existing, new, and prospective members from all application channels and other lead sources, to deepen relationships, develop new business, and meet sales goals.
  • Identifying cross-sell/new business opportunities through various communication efforts (in-person sales, telephone, email, written correspondence, external sales calls, etc.) and scheduling follow up appointments.
  • Opening/Closing a wide array of credit union products and services! Compliance and exceptional service during every interaction is an expectation. (But you're good at that already!)
  • Being knowledgeable of new or current product knowledge, sales techniques, and market trends.
  • Effectively transitioning he loan to other team members to help complete the processing and get it to closing.

What you'll need to join the team:

  • High School diploma required. A college degree within a related field of study is preferred.
  • At least 2 years of Sales experience (Sales, Real Estate, Mortgage Sales, and other Financial Services or Lending companies)
  • Self-starter, who is not afraid of a challenge, and committed to going above and beyond for our members.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, consultation, and organization skills (Spanish bilingual skills are a plus)
  • Computer proficient in Data Processing Platforms, Email, Internet/Intranet, Instant Messaging, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multitask, work at a fast pace, and stay organized
  • Propensity to be helpful, positive, act with integrity, and to embrace inclusion & diversity
  • Availability to work 40+ hours/week and be scheduled between the following hours:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00am- 6:00pm and one Saturday per month: 9:00am- 2:00pm

At CCU you'll enjoy:

An awesome culture that appreciates hard work and delivers on fun, collaboration, respect, and innovation. Add competitive pay and a company that believes in developing our employees to their fullest potential and we're the total package!

CCU offers a comprehensive benefits package designed with you and your family in mind:

  • FREE basic life, short term and long-term disability insurance. And we have a FREE employee-only fitness center!
  • Multiple plan options for medical and dental, vision coverage, tax-advantaged spending accounts, employee assistance program, tuition assistance, and more.
  • Time for rest, relaxation, volunteer activities, and personal interests with 10 company paid holidays and generous paid time off - accrue up to 4 weeks of PTO in your first year!
  • Retirement plans - We've got two of them to help provide for long term financial stability! A 401k with company matching, and a pension plan that is fully funded by CCU.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CCU complies with the requirements and spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity in employment. There will be no discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, genetic information, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), criminal or arrest history (unless job related), crime victim status, or any other protected characteristic in the recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, termination, or any other employment actions or term and condition of employment. CCU complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which CCU has facilities.

We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please contact our Human Resources team at: HR_Dept@myconsumers.org or 877-275-2228.

Keywords: Consumers Credit Union, Waukegan , Mortgage Loan Officer - $500 New Hire Bonus!, Other , Gurnee, Illinois

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