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Business Development Representative: Monroe

Posted: 2/4/2019

Published: Feb 4, 2019

Are you “corporate cool” and looking for something more than just a career? Are you a member service superstar with a great attitude and an excellent work ethic? If so, you’re in luck—we may be looking to add someone just like YOU to the Pelican State Credit Union team! At Pelican, we’ve been a big, happy family for over 60 years. Since opening our doors in 1956, we’ve become one of the largest credit unions in Louisiana. With 15 locations, over 250 employees and over 50,000 members across the country, our love for our credit union members and our communities just keeps growing and we want YOU to be part of it! 

Pelican State Credit Union is searching for an outgoing, self-driven candidate to join our Business Development team. This Full-Time Business Development Representative will be based out of our Monroe Branch located at 2880 Louisville Ave Suite 1. They will be the face of Pelican and should exemplify the culture that has earned us the honor of being named one of the Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge for five years in a row! A positive attitude and a heart for service are imperative for joining our team! 

We rely on our Business Development Representatives to secure, maintain, and nurture current and new business partnerships we call Select Employer Groups (SEGs). Our SEGs make up a large portion of our membership base so ensuring that our relationships are top notch is very important! Our Business Development Representatives attend various meetings and make presentations in the community and/or with trade associations. They make contact with current and potential customers within their assigned territory via telephone, frequent site visits, letters, emails, and direct mail campaigns. Our ideal candidate is a strong, effective communicator who is comfortable with public speaking and thrives in a sales environment! 

All candidates who wish to be considered must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Candidates should possess a two year college degree or have completed a specialized course of study at a business school and have 1-3 years of similar or related experience to include marketing and/or business development. Prior experience in a financial institution is a plus but is not required. Candidates must be available to work Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 5:00 pm and must also be available to attend events, as necessary, on nights and weekends. Travel is also required, and the ideal candidate will be able to travel in and around the area north of Interstate 20. 

Do you have what it takes? If you believe you have the personality, drive, and attitude to join our award-winning team, we want to talk to you! Come let us show you why we were voted one of the Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge for FIVE years in a row! As a full-time Pelican employee, you are eligible for tons of amazing benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a tuition reimbursement program. On top of all of this you get:

  • 14 Paid holidays
  • 401K with 5% company contribution and up to 5% employer match
  • Vacation cash-ins
  • Unlimited coffee…and so much more! 

With benefits like these, it’s no wonder we were named one of Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge for the past five years in a row! 

Interested candidates should submit their resume to bevans@pelicanstatecu.com