Dakota Credit Union Association Seeking Director of Marketing
Dakota Credit Union Association is seeking a Director of Marketing. This position is responsible for performing external and internal marketing strategies for the Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU). Primary duties are to develop and implement promotional and membership marketing strategies as well as collateral/resources for DakCU events, educational conferences and seminars, and social and political functions. The Director of Marketing is responsible for the creative development and implementation of all visual and video assets, including creative design and support for DakCU’s digital assets such as website, mobile/digital applications, and social media platforms. The Director of Marketing will work closely with our team but will also function independently while handling projects and deadlines. As such, a self-motivated individual that enjoys a fast-paced environment will enjoy the opportunity to be creative and innovative while using their marketing, creative design, and communication skills and experience. Helpful skills and experience:
Something Big is Coming!
Ready to have a little fun and promote credit unions at the same time? Mark your calendars for July 30! On that day, credit unions and leagues across the country are going to try to “break the internet” with an organized social media campaign led by the Illinois Credit Union League. This day, the credit union movement will come together to inspire credit union teams and members to share what’s best about their CU experience using a common hashtag. We look forward to creating a digital wave of authentic, high-energy conversation on social media to raise awareness about the amazing things our credit unions do every day for their members and communities. Making it happen is simple for you, thanks to the resource hub developed by our friends at the Illinois Credit Union League. Here, you can sign up to participate and access everything you’ll need to plan and engage members in this exciting, nationwide collaboration. You’re welcome to personalize the materials with your own branding, design your own content, and add those unique touches that will speak to your membership. Just remember to keep that hashtag under wraps until July 30 for the biggest impact!
Capital Credit Union Announces New Universal Services Representative
Capital Credit Union has announced the hiring of Trista Guttormson as universal services representative at their Hazen Branch. As universal services representative, Guttormson will be responsible for consumer lending including auto, recreational vehicle and home equity loans, delivery of deposit products such as money market accounts and certificates of deposit, and actively soliciting, promoting, and servicing credit union products and services. Guttormson joins the Capital Credit Union team from Brace Integrated Services, where she was an office administrator. She lives in Hazen with her husband, Chad, and son, Lincoln.
North Star Community CU Hiring for Multiple Positions
North Star Community CU based in Maddock, ND is now hiring for several positions, including a career opportunity as a Real Estate Loan Administrator. This person will assist financial services officers and members with mortgage loan applications, underwriting, and prepare all necessary loan documents including administration of insurances and annual escrow analysis. In addition, there are multiple opportunities for Member Service Representatives in different locations, and also an opening for a Retail Branch Manager. For more information about each individual position or to apply click here. Questions? Contact Yvonne Fossen, VP of Talent & Technology at 701.922.6204.
1st Liberty FCU Seeking Branch Supervisor
1st Liberty FCU is seeking a Branch Supervisor for their Grand Forks Downtown Branch. This position will supervise and direct the operations of a small branch for a full-service credit union. Duties include overseeing operational, accounting, marketing and loan processes, responsible for loan underwriting and lending decisions, building deposits and loan relationships, promoting sales of products/services; and retaining and building relationships with members. Will also recruit, hire, train, coach, mentor and supervise support staff, and monitor facility and equipment needs. Prefer business degree or equivalent in business, finance, economics or a related field from an accredited college or university, and two years of leadership and managerial experience. To apply, please submit resume to Jamie Jacobs, H.R. Director, 1st Liberty Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 5002, Great Falls, MT 59403 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE CU Policy Pro Training
Register now for a series of FREE live training webinars to introduce (or reacquaint) you with CU PolicyPro. This useful platform is provided to all DakCU credit unions as a benefit of membership. Registration is required, view session descriptions and register for each class here. Recommended by Amy Kleinschmit!
Apply Now for 2021 CUNA Awards
CUNA's National Award programs are designed to encourage and recognize distinguished credit unions which demonstrate social responsibility (the Dora Maxwell Award), the credit union philosophy (the Louise Herring Award), and financial education (the Desjardins Awards). Find more information here on the DakCU website. Submission instructions and forms are located here on CUNA’s website.
Filene Research Conducting DEI Survey
Filene Research Institute is launching a new study to examine the presence, reach and value-creating effects of DEI practices and policies at credit unions. To do this, Filene is conducting a survey to provide a benchmark for the credit union industry, and we need your participation. Once your credit union's CEO, HR leader or DEI leader has completed the survey, you will get a look at industry performance on DEI policies and practices PLUS your credit union will receive a personalized index of where you fit within the industry benchmark to better invest your DEI resources. Click here for more information and to begin the survey now.
Mark Your Calendars for October 21
International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) is Thursday, October 21. Each year, we come together to celebrate ICU Day to raise awareness about what it means for members around the world to have a credit union as their financial partner. This year's ICU Day theme, “Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow,” reflects the way credit unions contribute to a brighter future by working to improve members' financial well-being. It is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions. International Credit Union Day is brought to you by Credit Union National Association and World Council of Credit Unions. Click here to be notified as soon as more ICU Day information and collateral is available.
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