Member Advice Centre (MAC) Specialist, East Coast

East Coast Credit Union is seeking a Member Advice Centre (MAC) Specialist to join our team! This permanent position is well suited for an individual with exceptional customer service experience seeking an opportunity in a progressive and innovative organization.

East Coast Credit Union is a full-service financial cooperative organization that is deeply committed to the communities in which we live and work. We offer refreshingly honest banking and take pride in providing an exceptional member experience. With 20 locations from Halifax to Cape Breton and a virtual presence, we offer flexibility in workplace locations within beautiful Nova Scotia.

Reporting to the Manager of Member Advice Centre, you will be responsible for responding to inquiries and delivering advice and solutions to existing and potential members via all virtual channels including but not limited to telephone, email, live chat, SMS, website, and any future technologies adopted by the Member Advice Centre.

You would…

  • Identify member needs, provide products and services based on their individual financial needs and goals and refer member to the appropriate department.
  • Receive incoming calls and effectively manage digital and online inquiries; perform outbound calls and support any sales and service initiatives as per established goals.
  • Recommend and process product and service solutions including but not limited to deposit accounts, term deposits, registered products, card services, digital services, Collabria Credit Cards, Matrix-approved overdrafts and pre-approved lending products within specified guidelines.
  • Identify trends in service recovery incidents and proactively recommend solutions to avoid reoccurrences.
  • Assist the branch network in booking in-person and telephone appointments. Ensure accurate member information and requests are recorded in the appointment scheduling software.
  • Champion the understanding and provide support, demonstrations and advice to members using all virtual and self-serve channels.
  • Capture member feedback on virtual and digital services and escalate feedback to the appropriate department. Provide recommendations on enhancements to online services.
  • Exhibit a team approach, provide project support and complete other duties as assigned.

You have…

  • Completed a certificate or diploma in Business or Marketing plus have a minimum of one year sales and service experience, preferably in the financial industry and/or contact centre environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Superior customer service and business development skills.
  • Proven ability to achieve and exceed business/sales objectives.
  • An outgoing and self-motivated nature with strong work ethics.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Superior communication and time management skills.

We offer…

  • Outstanding culture and opportunity to join an engaged and community-focused team.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and personal development.
  • Very competitive compensation and benefits with performance-based incentives.
  • Additional employee perks include but not limited to: wellness credit; reduced rates on employee loans/mortgages and paid volunteer time.

This position will require the incumbent to work extended hours and be available to work 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week.

How to apply…

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please email your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or pdf format to

Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, November 13th.

Please note that all offers of employment are conditional upon the acceptance of an Individual Fidelity Bond Application which includes a criminal check and a credit check.

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