Bank of America Trade Product Sales Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

To continue the great momentum in growing our Global Trade Finance business we are seeking a well-rounded Trade Product Sales Specialist to join us. As a team of subject matter experts in Supply Chain Finance and Traditional Trade products, structuring, pricing and execution across the Consumer & Retail as well as General Industrial industries in Large Corporate, Middle Market as well as Business Banking. We are looking for an agile sales officer to join the team.

This core growth function is part of a focused Trade Sales team that provides subject matter expertise, is highly motivated to sell and bring forth Bank of Americas global trade finance solutions to our clients. The Trade Product Sales Specialist role will work closely with Transaction Sales, Client Management, trade fulfillment, operations, legal and product management by leveraging the right partners and solutions in order to bring sustainable revenue growth to the portfolio.

The Trade Product Sales Specialist will rapidly identify the most common needs of our clients from a global trade payables and trade receivables perspective along with an array of corresponding Traditional Trade & Supply Chain Finance solutions through a variety of engagements and responsibilities. Examples of day to day activities include driving sales origination, crisp deal structuring and partnering with fulfillment and operations business partners. End to end follow-through of legal and contract management steps, identify and track global portfolio growth, participate in strategic senior-level projects.

This position requires in-depth and hands-on Trade Finance knowledge with a peripheral of Global Transaction Services (GTS). Travel of 40-60% is required as is being a team player.


  • High energy level with a strong worth ethic and a continuous desire to learn

  • Strong knowledge in Traditional Trade and Supply Chain Finance solutions

  • Quantitative, PC (Excel, PowerPoint), and analytic/data mining skills

  • Credit experience

  • Must be proactive, a self-starter, well organized and adept at problem solving

  • Ability to overcome obstacles and adjust to manage multiple concurrent projects is important

  • Effective communicator and deal maker

  • Ability to work cross-functional with global business partners

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to exemplify the way forward by stretching beyond role and taking ownership


  • Knowledge of innovative trade solution providers in the industry

Bank of America will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law applicable to Bank of America.

Posting Date : 07/06/2018

Location :

San Francisco, CA, 555 California St (CA5705),

Chicago, IL, 135 S LA SALLE ST (IL4135),



  • United States

Travel : Yes, 50% of the time

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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