SBA Business Development Officer

Minneapolis, MN

Posted: 06/28/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: 5455 Pay Rate: 100000

Job Description

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We are currently hiring for a SBA Business Development Officer. This is a direct-hire, permanent position with a mid-sized financial institution. This role is on a flexible hybrid basis, located in either Iowa, Minnesota, or Colorado. The pay rate is competitive and flexible, depending on experience.

Contact Hannah Wohlers at to learn more about this opportunity!


  • Direct hire, permanent position
  • Pay Rate: Flexible, depending on experience
  • Shift Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday
  • Job Location: Hybrid or Remote, depending on location. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of post high school education


  • Spends majority of time calling on clients, prospects, referral sources and centers-of-influence to develop new business, expand client base and to create a network of prospects. Ex: CPA’s, attorneys, business brokers, real estate agents etc.
  • Exhibits and maintains an expert level working knowledge of the SBA’s programs and Standard Operating Procedures to best serve our customers and prospects which maintain consistency.
  • Manages the pipeline of active and viable leads, including determining which prospects to call on, and the priority and scheduling of calls.
  • Create necessary marketing tools and written communication pieces to develop new referral sources and maintain existing ones.
  • Makes sales calls with bank strategic partners for cross-sell opportunity to deepen client relationships and increase profitability.
  • Initiates, negotiates, and packages Small Business Association loans.
  • Interviews new and existing loan applicants to gather information relative to their business needs, abilities, and earnings to determine whether loans may be an acceptable risk.
  • Cross-sells business products to existing customers and prospect business customers through an organized calling program.
  • Generates qualified referrals to other bank departments, including consumer business to the branches within assigned territory.
  • Actively participates in community activities to promote the Bank and to develop a business referral network.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Competitive base compensation with additional performance-based incentives/bonus potential (incentives and bonus will vary depending on role)
  • Career growth  opportunities
  • Continuous learning opportunities
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match with immediate vesting
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Employer provided group life insurance with option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your family members
  • Employer provided long term and short term disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Parental/Grandparent Leave, and more!
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Flex spending plan & Health savings accounts
  • Additional Insurance options to meet your personal needs: Pet Insurance and Critical Illness and Accident insurance
  • Student Loan Debt Reduction Program & Tuition Assistance Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Free banking services and other financial services discounts
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day in June
  • Employee Rally Day- a day of celebration and recognition!

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