eServices Member Service Representative

Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Sep 11, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2020
Ref
2020-1554
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Overview

For more than 70 years, Northwest Federal Credit Union has provided valuable financial products and services for our members. Northwest offers employees a comprehensive benefits program including: medical and dental plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match, student loan assistance, parental leave, and the opportunity to grow professionally through a wide range of job-based, classroom and online training resources. Northwest Federal Credit Union has been recognized as a 2020 Top Workplace by The Washington Post and we believe that our success is built upon the excellence and achievement of our employees. Together, we serve and inspire to transform lives.

The e-Services Member Service Representative (MSR) position is a cross trained position responsible for a variety of responsibilities in the e-Services Department. As an MSR on the inbound Call Center Team, the agent handles a large volume of calls from new and existing members with a variety of requests. Using knowledge of Credit Union products and services, as well as outstanding member service skills, the MSR addresses issues, provides support, and offers information to service and build member relationships. MSRs are key players who assist the e-Services Team in achieving assigned annual sales and service goals. MSRs are responsible for interacting with appropriate areas of the Credit Union to ensure member needs and service issues are resolved timely and accurately. MSRs are responsible for taking "full ownership" of member issues until they are completely resolved. MSRs must stay current on operational, product, and system changes/enhancements, as well as demonstrate good risk management decisions to assist the branch in managing preventable losses and reduce fraudulent activity.

Opportunities to remote work may be available for this position, based upon knowledge, skills, and ability of duties. All remote employees still need to complete training at corporate office - 1 - 3 months based upon progression in the role.

Responsibilities

  • Achieve assigned sales goals by pro-actively identifying opportunities utilizing the fundamentals of the Member Advantage
  • Identify financial needs and present all appropriate options, working cooperatively with appropriate business partners
  • Support e-Services in achieving its members retention, acquisition and growth goals. Achieve personal sales goals (including Investment/Insurance/Loan)
  • Promote the credit union & membership growth through community involvement. Maintain a professional manner to build member confidence and trust
  • Accurately and efficiently process a variety of transactions, including payments, transfers, opening of additional new accounts, etc.
  • Adhere to all procedures stated in the Credit Union's MSR policy and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with operational, security and control policies/procedures, preventing fraud and protecting member assets
  • Positively demonstrate teamwork by pro-actively assisting other colleagues when needed as well as actively participating and contributing during team meetings
  • Recognize an act on referral opportunities to other lines of business within the Credit Union
  • In order to assist the eServices Team, additional duties may be assigned as needed. Pro-actively reach out to existing members by participating in branch sales promotions
  • Remains cognizant of and adheres to NWFCU policies and procedures as well as regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)


Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED; college degree preferred
  • Minimum one year customer service experience (may include call center, banking, credit union, retail, etc.)
  • Customer service experience, with banking, credit union, or call center experience preferred
  • Effective listening and communication skills and the ability to interact with external and/or internal customers in a professional, courteous and empathetic manner
  • Ability to build trust and loyalty with customers, handle confidential information and act with integrity at all times
  • Ability to multi-task and navigate between multiple computer systems quickly and accurately while maintaining a dialogue with customers and meeting strict performance expectations
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (hours are 7am - 7pm Monday through Friday and 8am \u2013 1pm Saturday. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work a variety of shifts)


EEO Notice

Northwest Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

NWFCU complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at 703-709-8900 or HRDepartment@nwfcu.org.

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