Huntington National Bank Mortgage Direct Loan Officer -- Veteran Loan Programs in Covington, Kentucky

The Mortgage Direct Loan Officer -- Veteran Loan Programs provides "Simply the Best" service focusing on the military and veteran customer at all times. This role will be part of a new team, focused on calling on potential customers regarding our VA Loan programs. This is a phone based sales role, and responsibilities include using internal and external referral sources to develop mortgage loan business; builds and maintains business relationships within the community. The colleague in this position:

  • Develops new and expands internal and external referral sources to grow mortgage business.

  • Using consultative selling techniques, advises clients on mortgage loan options and other financial products.

  • Provides excellent customer service from approval through closing, working closely with loan origination sources to secure and verify all information required for underwriting.

  • Responsible for maintaining client relationships.

  • Advises customers on the completion of loan applications.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least 1 year of prior Mortgage origination experience


  • Minimum of 5 years military experience, with 1 year in a contracting, public relations, civil affairs, support, or similar function with communications and relationship skills. Would also consider leadership experience of 6 or more people.

  • Ability to obtain NMLS license within 30 days*

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Ability to quickly learn mortgage loan products (conventional, FHA/VA, construction lending and portfolio programs)

  • Ability to quickly learn mortgage procedures, documentation, and underwriting guidelines

  • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities to cross-sell financial products and services

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • PC & Internet skills

*The NMLS license consists of a Background check and passing the SAFE MLO exam. Huntington will pay any associated fees, and also assist with training.

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