Community Engagement Officer

Job Description
Organization Name: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The Community Engagement Officer will provide valuable loan assistance, networking opportunities, and financial literacy training to specific communities in New Mexico. Initially the focus will be on Native entrepreneurs on- and off- reservation in New Mexico. The role is focused on developing relationships with tribal governments, key municipalities, and other Native organizations.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

• Serve as an Accion ambassador in the community;
• Support Accion’s strong relationship-based culture through on-going customer contact, quality customer service, and superior product knowledge;
• Develop referral relationships with community partners such as banks, local chambers and small business development centers;
• Develop and maintain a pipeline of loan new loan applicants; and
• Structure and close loans based on monthly goals.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Requirements:
• Must have a passion for increasing economic opportunity and access to capital;
• Experienced at building community, developing relationships, and identifying needs;
• Excellent execution skills for closing loans and providing outstanding customer service;
• One to three years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree are required; and
• Proficiency in a Native language is preferred.

Contact Information
Name: 
Grace Lerner
Agency/Organization: 
Accion
Address: 
2000 Zearing Ave NW
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
87104
Business Phone: 
505-243-8844

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