The Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis has an exciting opportunity within the Community Investment Department. The CID Outreach Partner - Detroit is responsible for coordinating outreach events and initiatives in the Detroit market and assisting with outreach events throughout the district. Key responsibilities will include working with the Community Investment Officer (“CIO”) regarding enhancements to bank programs; coordination of outreach events; development of newsletter articles and outreach materials; and identification of organizations for partnership opportunities.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or abilities required of persons so classified. The bank reserves the right to alter or amend this description at any time.
- Organize and coordinate the planning, administration and execution of activities related to the outreach and promotion of the Bank’s Community Investment products, specifically in the Detroit market and state of Michigan.
- Work with the CID Outreach Analyst and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion to develop the strategy and focus for the annual outreach plan. Coordinate and assist in executing the plan.
- Work with CIO regarding attendance and/or participation in affordable housing and economic development conferences and forums sponsored by federal, state and local government agencies and housing organizations that would benefit the bank.
- Work with the CID Outreach Analyst to plan, manage, and coordinate bank-sponsored affordable housing and economic development conferences, training seminars, webinars, Community Mentors and group forums. Work with other departments as appropriate to secure venues and manage meeting logistics.
- Work closely with the CIO and Corporate Communications to identify opportunities to link AHP events with senior management, Board members, and local government officials.
- Assist in the planning, research and preparation of the bank’s annual Community Lending Plan and Community Investment Annual Report.
- In conjunction with the CIO and operations managers, develop and facilitate surveys and other information gathering initiatives among the Federal Home Loan Banks, sponsors, housing advocacy groups, the bank’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council, member institutions, etc. Prepare reports of survey results.
- Bachelor’s Degree or direct work experience in Affordable Housing required, with a focus in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Real Estate, Urban Planning, or Affordable Housing. General knowledge of business administration and basic technology, finance and accounting principles essential.
- Knowledge of Detroit market, affordable housing landscape, community development initiatives, CDFIs and other stakeholders.
- Experience working with non-profit organizations a plus.
- Ability to provide a variety of inter-related and non-standard assignments and resolve a wide range of issues preferred.
- Must possess exceptional organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, and be detail- oriented.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills including public speaking.
- Intermediate level expertise of Microsoft Office products to include: Word, Excel, Adobe, and Powerpoint® preferred.
- Possesses sound judgment and excellent customer service skills to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.
- Availability for up to 25% overnight travel (including travel to Indianapolis during the interview process and initial monthly training periods).
- Ability to work remote (from home) periodically.
- Ability to lift 20-25 lbs.
- Must not have been convicted of any civil or criminal charge that would suggest a risk to bank security.
- Ability to work full time.
- Ability to adhere to the bank’s guiding principles.
The Federal Home Loan Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.