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Centralized Merchant Consultant for Retention - Spokane, WA

Spokane, Washington

Job Description:

Job Description

The Centralized Merchant Consultant (CMC) is a phone-based specialist responsible for providing payment processing solutions to small business clients primarily through referrals from an assigned group of small business specialists, financial centers, or other Bank of America channels. (may be aligned to a Bank of America channel or geographic footprint). Their role is to drive responsible growth, consulting with small business clients to understand their business priorities and provide solutions that meet their needs which may include both basic and complex solutions. They are responsible for developing relationships with internal partners and building their skill and knowledge to identify opportunities for merchant services and make quality referrals. They will develop and manage a strong pipeline of opportunities. They are the expert in the payment industry and Bank of America merchant solutions and consult with small business owners to align solutions with their unique and complex business priorities and needs. Maintain and manage a strong pipeline for new revenue growth as well as developing and retaining existing client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with assigned partners

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding and broad knowledge of merchant pricing, software, gateways, security as well as expert industry knowledge in Healthcare, Retail, Restaurant, Business to Business and ISV.

  • Continuously develop and maintain a strong pipeline for new revenue growth opportunities

  • Identify and solicit new revenue growth opportunities. 

  • Attain balanced performance including assigned sales and revenue goals, operational excellence/risk and client experience standards

  • Successfully schedule and manage appointments with clients. 

  • Responsible for inbound and outbound calling activities and follow up. 

  • Leverage the consultative sales process to effectively provide solutions to small business prospects and clients.

  • Acts as a champion for clients by connecting expertise across the company that helps them achieve their goals.

  • The ability to understand technical solutions and processes.

  • Maintain accurate records and adhere to SLAs.

  • May be responsible for prospecting external sources such as association relationships, centers of influence and vendor relationships among others and may be required to attend trade shows as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience

  • High School Diploma

  • Two to four+ years of sales experience

  • Advanced Consultative selling experience 

  • Proven relationship management

  • Demonstrated technical expertise

  • Possesses business acumen with the ability to discuss in depth complex financial solutions

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


Role Qualifications

  • Experience selling Merchant, Bankcard or Financial Services in similar field (face to face or call center environment)

  • Established sales, business development and negotiation skills

  • Organizationally savvy ;knows how to make connections and build relationships to get things done

  • Capability to adapt to an ever changing payment processing environment

  • Strong communications, including oral and written presentation skills

  • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

  • Multi-lingual ability is a plus

  • Execute retention and deepen relationships for merchant product clients for segments and/or channels including Advanced Client Solutions, Financial Centers, and Digital

  • Demonstrate understanding and broad knowledge of merchant pricing, software, gateways, security as well as expert industry knowledge in  Retail, Restaurant, Business to Business

  • Continuously develop and maintain a strong pipeline for new revenue growth opportunities through inbound and outbound calling activities and follow up

  • Attain balanced performance including assigned sales and revenue goals, operational excellence/risk and client experience standards

  • Successfully schedule and manage appointments with clients over the phone

  • Leverage the consultative sales process to effectively provide solutions to small business prospects and clients

  • Acts as a champion for clients by connecting expertise across the company that helps them achieve their goals

  • Adhere to schedule provided by management to ensure availability in contact center environment

  • Maintain accurate records and adhere to Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • May perform other ad hoc duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma

  • One+ years customer service experience  (face to face or call center environment)

  • Established customer service, relationship management, and negotiation skills

  • Proficiency in computer skills and professional programs (for example Microsoft Office, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to understand technical solutions and processes

  • Capability to adapt to an ever changing payment processing environment

  • Strong communications, including oral and written presentation skills

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

  • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills

  • Knowledge or experience in Merchant or Financial Services in similar field preferred

  • Contact center experience preferred but not required

  • Multi-lingual ability is a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced Consultative and highly experienced Customer Service Skills

  • Possesses financial services business acumen with the ability to discuss in depth complex financial solutions to clients

  • Experience retaining Merchant, Bankcard or Financial Services in similar field (call center environment)

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

1500

Job Description:

Job Description

The Centralized Merchant Consultant (CMC) is a phone-based specialist responsible for providing payment processing solutions to small business clients primarily through referrals from an assigned group of small business specialists, financial centers, or other Bank of America channels. (may be aligned to a Bank of America channel or geographic footprint). Their role is to drive responsible growth, consulting with small business clients to understand their business priorities and provide solutions that meet their needs which may include both basic and complex solutions. They are responsible for developing relationships with internal partners and building their skill and knowledge to identify opportunities for merchant services and make quality referrals. They will develop and manage a strong pipeline of opportunities. They are the expert in the payment industry and Bank of America merchant solutions and consult with small business owners to align solutions with their unique and complex business priorities and needs. Maintain and manage a strong pipeline for new revenue growth as well as developing and retaining existing client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with assigned partners

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding and broad knowledge of merchant pricing, software, gateways, security as well as expert industry knowledge in Healthcare, Retail, Restaurant, Business to Business and ISV.

  • Continuously develop and maintain a strong pipeline for new revenue growth opportunities

  • Identify and solicit new revenue growth opportunities. 

  • Attain balanced performance including assigned sales and revenue goals, operational excellence/risk and client experience standards

  • Successfully schedule and manage appointments with clients. 

  • Responsible for inbound and outbound calling activities and follow up. 

  • Leverage the consultative sales process to effectively provide solutions to small business prospects and clients.

  • Acts as a champion for clients by connecting expertise across the company that helps them achieve their goals.

  • The ability to understand technical solutions and processes.

  • Maintain accurate records and adhere to SLAs.

  • May be responsible for prospecting external sources such as association relationships, centers of influence and vendor relationships among others and may be required to attend trade shows as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience

  • High School Diploma

  • Two to four+ years of sales experience

  • Advanced Consultative selling experience 

  • Proven relationship management

  • Demonstrated technical expertise

  • Possesses business acumen with the ability to discuss in depth complex financial solutions

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


Role Qualifications

  • Experience selling Merchant, Bankcard or Financial Services in similar field (face to face or call center environment)

  • Established sales, business development and negotiation skills

  • Organizationally savvy ;knows how to make connections and build relationships to get things done

  • Capability to adapt to an ever changing payment processing environment

  • Strong communications, including oral and written presentation skills

  • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

  • Multi-lingual ability is a plus

  • Execute retention and deepen relationships for merchant product clients for segments and/or channels including Advanced Client Solutions, Financial Centers, and Digital

  • Demonstrate understanding and broad knowledge of merchant pricing, software, gateways, security as well as expert industry knowledge in  Retail, Restaurant, Business to Business

  • Continuously develop and maintain a strong pipeline for new revenue growth opportunities through inbound and outbound calling activities and follow up

  • Attain balanced performance including assigned sales and revenue goals, operational excellence/risk and client experience standards

  • Successfully schedule and manage appointments with clients over the phone

  • Leverage the consultative sales process to effectively provide solutions to small business prospects and clients

  • Acts as a champion for clients by connecting expertise across the company that helps them achieve their goals

  • Adhere to schedule provided by management to ensure availability in contact center environment

  • Maintain accurate records and adhere to Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • May perform other ad hoc duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma

  • One+ years customer service experience  (face to face or call center environment)

  • Established customer service, relationship management, and negotiation skills

  • Proficiency in computer skills and professional programs (for example Microsoft Office, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to understand technical solutions and processes

  • Capability to adapt to an ever changing payment processing environment

  • Strong communications, including oral and written presentation skills

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

  • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills

  • Knowledge or experience in Merchant or Financial Services in similar field preferred

  • Contact center experience preferred but not required

  • Multi-lingual ability is a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced Consultative and highly experienced Customer Service Skills

  • Possesses financial services business acumen with the ability to discuss in depth complex financial solutions to clients

  • Experience retaining Merchant, Bankcard or Financial Services in similar field (call center environment)

  • Highly motivated to succeed in a performance driven environment

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22036380

Band: H6

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Alexandra Murillo

Referral Bonus:

1500

Street Address

Primary Location:
601 W Riverside Ave, WA, Spokane, 99201