Business Development Officer- Business Escrow (Bes)

Western Alliance Bancorporation Jersey City , NJ 07097

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title:

Business Development Officer- Business Escrow (BES)


Jersey City

What you'll do:

Join one of the best performing banking groups in the US and bring your passion for expanding a regional product offering into a national business line (NBL). This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who enjoys being empowered to develop and drive strategy; navigating existing relationships and cultivating new ones; having a seat at the table as decisions are made and being responsible for growth that truly moves the needle. This is NOT your cookie-cutter sales role.

We are currently seeking a Business Escrow (BES) Sales Officer to join our rapidly growing, best-in-class escrow paying and exchange agent business. Our expansion into new markets has created a need for a high performing business development professional in our West region. Our leading edge product offering supports a diverse range of market transactions including M&A, Project and Municipal Finance, Private Placements and other dynamic transaction types. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience coupled with a track record of growing revenues and an established rolodex. . We are looking for a candidate who is successful at interfacing with all levels of management and understands the value of true collaboration, has high energy and maintains an optimistic view, even in challenging environments. The ideal candidate excels at converting networking leads and opportunities into wins.

This position currently reports into the National Sales manager of the business. This position will cover the West Region and actual location is flexible (within footprint) assuming the candidate can efficiently and effectively cover CA, NV, AZ.

What we are looking for:


  • You will develop and drive a nimble, innovative growth strategy to source business from multiple channels including, but not limited to: Law firms, PE & VC firms. IBs and Corporates

  • You will partner with Marketing and Product teams to develop messaging and servicing offering platforms that will drive success in your region.

  • You will become a trusted "go-to" resource for internal banking colleagues to help build a robust internal referral pipeline.

  • You will develop and execute a regional industry plan (eg. conferences, events, associations, ad placements, thought leadership pieces) to help expand brand awareness and additional sources of new business.

  • You will be the voice of the client and the broader marketplace to the BES management team

  • You will participate in business strategy sessions and work actively with BES teammates to brainstorm out-of-the box market disruption ideas

  • You will report and track activity in corporate CRM tool


  • You have been at this for a while and understand what it takes to grow revenues

  • 5 years of proven success directly growing revenues in an escrow & payment servicing business line, or a closely related service / industry.

  • You know how to organize your day and various activities; are comfortable with and understand the subtleties of communication to various stakeholders - internal and external - and are fanatical about timely and responsive follow-up.

  • People know who you are and will take your calls - existing (deep) network of relationships with Law Firms, PE / VC's and other related influencers / buyers of our services.

  • You are battle-tested; do not have a fear of rejection and recognize that "no' means "not now"

  • You see a crowded room as an opportunity to - introduce the Firm; establish new contacts; source new business and capture market

  • Ability to travel - time on the road does not intimidate you.

Benefits you'll love:

We offer all the important things you'd want - like competitive salaries, an ownership stake in the company, medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and excused absence time, a great 401k matching program, tuition assistance program, an employee volunteer program, and a wellness program. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to bolster your business knowledge, learning the ins and outs of how successful companies operate and manage their finances, giving you invaluable hands-on experience to help grow your career!

About the company:

Western Alliance Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Alliance Bank of Arizona, Alliance Association Bank, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank, and Torrey Pines Bank are divisions of Western Alliance Bank; Member FDIC.

Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, nation origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email or call 602-386-2488.

Western Alliance Bancorporation

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Business Development Officer- Business Escrow (Bes)

Western Alliance Bancorporation