What We Do:
Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) works toward a more just and vibrant society through:
Financing that invests in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.
Consulting that empowers leaders. Our experts equip you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.
Partnering on big problems. Service providers, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to collaboratively support stronger, fairer communities.
Learning that helps illuminate paths to solving complex social issues. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.
NFF advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing that empower leaders, organizations, and ideas. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $310 million. Since 1980, we have provided almost $700 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.3 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.
The Financial Services team is seeking to hire a Senior Loan Origination / Business Development Officer (BDO). The BDO drives the business activity of the West Coast lending team and works in conjunction with the West Coast underwriting team to structure and support viable financing opportunities. The BDO leads the West Coast loan origination activity by developing and implementing a business development strategy, supervising other business development staff, and partnering with the Associate Director, Underwriting to ensure the workflow proceeds in a timely and expeditious manner. The BDO is responsible for understanding and communicating market trends and the needs of key constituencies. Primary responsibilities for the role include: leading market-facing activities to generate business opportunities; maintaining and managing a project pipeline sufficient to meet NFF’s annual lending goal; identifying, assessing, negotiating, and structuring viable financings in line with NFF’s mission; preparing memos and presenting proposals for the “greenlighting” of projects to loan committee; managing business development staff. In addition, the BDO partners with the West Coast underwriting staff to ensure a smooth client experience and contributes to lending process improvements. The BDO maintains knowledge of key markets within the region and nationally to support and inform the business development strategy. The BDO is also responsible for ensuring timely and effective communication and coordination across NFF’s business development, underwriting, and portfolio management teams, as well as NFF’s offices and lines of business to ensure the highest level of client engagement.
This position will be based in NFF’s Los Angeles or Oakland office and reports to the Vice President, Lending. The position requires a minimum of 40% travel, which will be in California mostly within the Bay Area and Los Angeles. It is expected that 75% of the time will be externally focused.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Client Relationship and Management
Essential Requirements for Education and/or Experience:
Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:
All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.
Nonprofit Finance Fund is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its workforce. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.
This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment and NFF reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.
When applying, please DO NOT include any of the following information with your job application: Social Security number; driver's license number or state-issued identification card number; financial account number, or credit or debit card number.