Business Development Officer, Coastal Financial Credit Union, NS

Coastal Financial Credit Union is a locally owned full-service co-operative financial institution that promotes and enhances the economic and social well-being of the communities we serve. Currently, we have four branch locations (Yarmouth, Tusket, Wedgeport, and West Pubnico), 44 staff, and loans and deposits under administration of over $300 million.  Our commitment is to deliver an exceptional member experience with a high level of customer service and sound professional advice every day.

We are excited about opening our new branch in Barrington, therefore to join our team of financial services professionals, Coastal Financial Credit Union (CFCU) is currently accepting applications for a permanent full-time Business Development Officer (BDO). It is expected that this position will be primarily based in Barrington; however as with all positions at CFCU, the incumbent may be required to work at any of our branch locations at any given time.


The successful incumbent will play a crucial role in the development and growth of our newest branch location by his/her extensive business development efforts, achieving sales goals through service excellence and product knowledge, and delivering quality financial products and services to current and prospective consumer and business members. Working closely with the community, strong emphasis will be placed on identifying new business opportunities while providing innovative solutions for a variety of financial needs.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong business acumen and proven success in managing new and existing client relationships, as well as achieving sales goals while working collaboratively within a team. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required as is the ability to take ownership of servicing and growing a portfolio while demonstrating sound decision making. Growth oriented, this individual will pro-actively identify opportunities for deposit and loan growth for the branch and will work closely with all staff in providing support and leadership in achieving branch goals.


The successful candidate should have three to five years relevant experience in sales and relationship building coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience.Individuals from the Barrington area who are involved in their community, whether on a personal or business level will be considered an asset. Proven success in lending and investment services may be considered an asset.


We offer a comprehensive salary and benefit package for this position including an employee pension, health, dental, life insurance and a long-term disability plan, days off for volunteer activities, an annual health benefit, vacation days, sick days and personal days, as well as paid professional development education and training.

Obtaining a successful credit check, criminal check, and eligibility to be bonded are conditions of employment.

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume by December 15, 2017, to Sonia Ryan, Manager of Human Resources at

We wish to thank all applicants in advance however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.