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1962 City Executive - Apopka, FL

The Organization:


Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided $8.5 billion in financing to 159,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. The Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago, Florida and South Carolina. Learn more at, and


Position Description:

Self-Help is seeking to expand financial services to our members and to grow our member base in the Orlando, FL and surrounding area. We are seeking a dynamic leader with strong business development, community economic development, philanthropy, nonprofit and/or financial services experience to lead the development and expansion of our regional footprint in this area.


Essential Responsibilities:


  • Represent and promote Self-Help in the community to enhance Self-Help’s brand and demand for products and services with particular focus on deposit, mortgage, and lending growth.
  • Serve as an active participant in key community development and policy initiatives in Orlando and surrounding areas, strengthening communities and low and moderate income families.
  • Work in collaboration with other branches and colleagues on issue campaigns that advance Self-Help’s community economic development priorities, programs, and activities.
  • Research, develop and maintain relationships with deposit cultivation and lending opportunities, in coordination with Self-Help mortgage, commercial and consumer lending staff to promote regional development and responsible lending. This includes effectively representing Self-Help with realtors, non-profits, banks, government agencies, elected officials, and other community partners.
  • Oversee branch performance and activity, taking action to implement plans or interventions when components of branch performance are lower than expected.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.



    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 5 to 7 years of business development, non-profit, lending and/or banking experience, including 3 to 5 years of supervision.
  • Proven management, coaching and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills necessary to evaluate credit requests, prepare budgets and determine trends in a given market.
  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships across the organization and influence others without direct control.
  • Demonstrated success in business development and community development policy initiatives.
  • Ability to establish strong peer relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders in cross-functional, and external teams.
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles, practices, financial markets, banking, and analysis of financial data.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the region
  • Position involves working evenings/weekends, as needed.


    Desired Qualifications:


  • English/Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Experience working in or significant knowledge of Orlando and surrounding community.


Physical Requirements:


Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.




Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.




To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to Please include the position title as the subject.  Application must be received by October 18, 2019 to ensure consideration.  Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, depending on the applicant pool.  The position will remain posted until filled.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.