Sales Associate (Top Gun)

CIVIC Los Angeles, California


CIVIC Financial Services is an industry leading private money lender focused on providing short and long term debt for Residential and Commercial real estate investors. Civic was founded in 2014 by its parent companies Wedgewood Inc. and HMC Assets LLC, and is a well-capitalized lending-arm of the Wedgewood Companies. CIVIC was started to provide common sense financing for real estate entrepreneurs and has funded over $2.5 Billion in loans since its inception. CIVIC was recognized as a “Great Place to Work” for 2019, as published by Fortune. Also, Bill Tessar, (CIVIC’s CEO) was identified as an Executive leading the housing industry by HousingWire’s Vanguard Awards in 2018.

The Sales Associate – Top Gun is an introductory role for CIVIC within the Private Money Lending Industry.  The Top Gun Program offers dynamic training to high potential and career-driven sales professionals.  The Sales Associate – Top Gun will complete a 7-week training program with the end goal of graduating to a Sales Assistant and eventually an Account Executive. The main responsibility of this role is to complete required classes, examinations, and tollgates to graduate to a Sales Assistant.  The Sales Associate – Top Gun will learn all facets of mortgage lending, private money lending, real estate investment, and about CIVIC product offerings and process flow. Upon developing a deep understanding of CIVIC operations, at times they will shadow and provide support to a Senior Account Executive. 

What you'll do:
  • Attend classes and self-study to learn about the industry and CIVIC
  • Pass all required examinations towards graduation into the Sales Assistant role
  • Able to work cooperatively with teammates for group exercises, presentations, and projects
  • Complete a large amount of mock sales scenarios and cases to practice all duties that an Account Executive is required to complete in their job role
What you'll need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not mandatory– a great opportunity for new grads!
  • Two years of sales experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with excellent follow up
  • High level of integrity and trust
  • Flexible, adaptable, learns and reacts quickly in a fast-paced environment; able to multi-task
  • Strong sense of urgency and initiative to get things done
  • Some experience in the mortgage industry, but not required
  • Necessary computer programs knowledge and use: Microsoft Outlook (email), Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, imaging system and the internet
  • Self-motivated to learn new skills and concepts
  • Able to accept constructive feedback and implement it quickly and accurately
  • Flexible and ability to adapt to change quickly
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Coachable
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Must show strong initiative
  • Must work well in a fast-paced team-driven environment
What's in it for you:
CIVIC offers our team members competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision.  We also have many additional perks:
• Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
• In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer home ownership & loan programs.
• Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, CIVIC provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.
CIVIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!

Company: Civic Financial Services