Member Advisor (kamloops branch)

August 4 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Customer service, Customer Service, Call Centres, Sales, Business Development
Kamloops, BC

We are currently seeking a Member Advisor to join the Valley First team, based out of our Kamloops branch.

The Member Advisor is responsible for providing front line member service to triage and manage member needs by asking members thoughtful financial questions and create positive experiences to retain and deepen financial relationships. Advance member knowledge and use of digital channels set up to serve and answer customer questions and addressing their concerns; raising matters as appropriate to team members or partners while maintaining confidentiality and accuracy. The Member Advisor identifies member life stage cycle and provides solutions to financial needs, and/or refers member to an appropriate advisor.

Here’s what would be included as a part of your typical day

  1. Member Service: Triages member questions and needs through to digital channels and MAC where appropriate. Builds strong relationships with current and potential members; identifies member life stage cycle and provides financial advice to members or refers to appropriate advisor.
  2. Member Transactions: Processes a full range of member transactions including, but not limited to: opening personal or business accounts, debit/credit cards, and deposits. Directs members to appropriate digital channels and increase digital banking adoption as per branch goal. Achieves established individual sales and referral targets.
  3. Branch Goals: Supports achievement of annual branch goals and objectives through proactive promotion of FW products and services, participates in branch campaigns, and actively seeks potential cross-sell and/or referral opportunities during interaction with members or potential members.
  4. Other Responsibilities: Stays knowledgeable about emerging issues, evolving regulations and industry codes of conduct as well as participates in process improvement opportunities to protect the interests of the organization. Strives to achieve and improve service level agreements and productivity targets.
  5. Branch/Team Support: Participates fully as a team member, helps build a positive and diverse work environment, willingly assist and mentor others in the completion of work activities, and addresses communication issues efficiently. Performs other duties as required by the branch leadership.

Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • Completion of FW Sales Essentials Course, within 6 months of hire required
  • Must complete the internal First West certification program specific to this role within the required timeframe
  • College, Trade or Tech School Diploma (2 years) preferred
  • 2 years of retail/customer service experience or equivalent required
  • Sales and cash handling experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to identify needs and recommend products and services to members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with current and potential members.
  • Demonstrated ability to be positive, flexible to change and work in a busy environment.
  • Proficient in computer software programs e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Displays an understanding of risk and risk ownership by being able to demonstrate adherence to policies and procedures.

Why work for us?

We offer a total rewards package that recognizes the meaningful work you do to support our members and our communities, which includes:

  • A competitive base salary plus performance-based incentive compensation
  • Annual merit pay increases
  • Flexible benefits as well as support for retirement benefits
  • Vacation time, a flexible “Day4U” and the option to purchase up to five additional vacation days
  • Other financial perks such as our Employee Banking Advantages which includes waived or reduced financial service fees, reduced rates on personal loans, mortgages and no-interest loans on lifestyle-related items that promote health, wellness, learning and business aptitude

In addition, you can enjoy socially conscious perks, like three paid days off every year, to volunteer for causes you care about.

What’s your place in the First West story? Apply now and let’s find out together!

First West regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diversity & Inclusion:

First West Credit Union is committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to create an inclusive, accessible environment for our candidates and employees that reflects the communities in which operate. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment or interview process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other types of accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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