Credit Union:
Gesa Credit Union

Region: Tukwila, WA

Type: Staff

Contact: Kindra Cobos
Phone: (509) 378-3100

Closing: 1/31/2020

Job Description:


  1. Identification of potential high-value strategic partners via a robust evaluation model
  2. Disciplined and creative recruitment of strategic partners
  3. Development and presentation of value-additive package(s) of products, services and other benefits which are attractive and compelling to partner organizations and their stakeholders
  4. Within pre-determined limits, negotiation of partnership agreements including length of contracts, performance/production expectations, brand exposure, exclusivity, technology deployment, etc.
  5. Collaboration and coordination with internal credit union teams to ensure seamless execution of partnership commitments
  6. Continued maintenance and enhancement of relationship to optimize results and ensure partner loyalty — with the result being the acquisition of new members, increases to loan and deposit balances, deepening of product penetration and the expansion of brand prominence


  1. Proven ability to develop and optimize strategic partnerships with the primary objective of achieving growth in membership, assets and brand exposure
  2. Proven ability to assess and understand partner needs and tailor a suite of products and services that meet and exceed those needs
  3. Highly developed ability to create and present executive-level proposals and reports
  4. Proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve departmental and organizational objectives
  5. Proven ability to draft, negotiate, interpret and manage partnership agreements
  6. Proven ability to create and present performance reports to stakeholders
  7. Proven ability to make decisions in a timely manner and articulate the reasoning for your decisions
  8. Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands effectively
  9. Proven ability to work effectively both collaboratively and independently, with minimal supervision
  10. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  11. Proficient with MS office Suites (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  12. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers
  13. General familiarity with financial service products and services 


Not applicable


  1. 10+ years of successful business development and employee benefit sales experience with large employers
  2. General familiarity with financial service products and services
  3. Bachelor’s degree


Per the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, this is considered a sedentary position.

  • Frequent sitting (31-70%).
  • Occasional walking and standing (11-30%).
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. frequently, including negligible forces.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. on a seldom basis.
  • Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions.


  • Work environment is indoors, in a clean office area.

Gesa Credit Union reserves the right to revise or change the job description as the need arises.  This job description is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Education/Experience Required:

Regular Full Time Employee Benefits

Your Wellbeing:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 18 Days Accrued Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Employer Provided Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance

Your Financial:

  • 401k & Roth 401k With Employer Match
  • Employer Provided Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Tuition Assistance & Reimbursement Programs
  • Employee Loan Discounts
  • Quarterly Incentive Program 
  • Annual Incentive Program

Your Extra Perks:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Development Training
  • Employee Recognition Program, Gesa Gold & Service Awards

Additional Comments:

Selected candidate(s) must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen which includes screening for all drugs considered illegal or controlled by the State of Washington, as well as, a credit/background check and a skills assessment.

Gesa reserves the right not to hire any relatives of or those in a close personal relationship with any Gesa employee, Board member or Supervisory Committee member.

Gesa Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Gesa Credit Union will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying and require special assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact our Human Resources department at (509) 378-3100.

EOE/AA – Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran