Sponsor Relationship Manager

Full Time
Sales and Business Development

Recruiting Firm Riderflex has been hired by our client, Chevron Federal Credit Union, to find their Sponsor Relationship Manager (business development). 

Company: Chevron Federal Credit Union
Industry: Banking
Title: Sponsor Relationship Manager
Location: Remote (must be based in the greater Houston area)
Type: Full-time/W-2    
Compensation Range: Up to $128k depending on experience                                                                                                                                                                             


The Sponsor Relationship Manager (SRM) is the conduit between the core
Sponsor group and the Credit Union leadership. The individual will commit themselves to the
mission, vision, and values of both the Sponsor and the Credit Union to create synchronicity and
bolster a strong partnership between the Sponsor and the Credit Union. The SRM is responsible for
executing the sales and marketing programs for core Sponsor relationships within the Credit Union.
This includes guiding leadership throughout the Credit Union on verbiage on products, services, and
events to align with the Sponsor and their employees.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years in client relationship management.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Business.
  • Travel: Ability to travel up to 25% in Houston and nationally. 
  • Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; excellent written and verbal communication in English; basic math skills; moderate keyboard skills at 40 wpm.
  • Personal Attributes: High integrity, responsibility, quick learning ability, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, and effective communication skills.
  • Physical Demands: Extensive computer use (up to eight hours per day), with occasional light physical activities.

Role Overview & Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary liaison between Chevron Federal Credit Union and Chevron.
  • Serve as the main contact for sponsors, focusing on sales targets, territory analysis, and business plan revisions.
  • Lead seminars, webinars, conference calls, and organize sales meetings with detailed agendas, ensuring follow-up on commitments.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Primary contact for the Credit Union Sponsor.
  • Develop trusted relationships with sponsors, client stakeholders, and internal partners.
  • Prepare growth forecasts for membership, deposit, and loan portfolios.
  • Lead or coordinate sponsor-focused seminars, webinars, and calls.
  • Set sales meetings, prepare agendas, and follow through on commitments.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Proven experience in corporate/sponsor relations within financial services.
  • Proficiency in client assessments, forecasting, presentations, and executing sales strategies.
  • Strong executive presence, leadership abilities, and a background in corporate relationship management and marketing.

Challenges & Specifics:

  • Remote role with up to 25% travel nationally, including the Greater Houston area.
  • Travel expectation: approximately 1 week per month for the first 12-18 months.
  • Direct credit union experience is preferred, but not mandatory.


  • Competitive Salary: Offering a salary range of $93,000 to $128,000 depending on experience and education. 
  • Bonus/incentives for all regular employees
  • 401(k) with 8% company contribution
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents paid at 80%
  • PTO and paid sabbaticals
  • Tuition reimbursement

About Chevron Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1935, Chevron Federal Credit Union (CFCU) is a financially robust and expanding entity offering home, auto, and personal loans, alongside checking and savings accounts with top-tier rates and tailored service to its over 130,000 global members. This member-driven institution, with its roots deeply embedded in serving its community, is headquartered in Oakland, California, and operates branches across seven states.

Positioned in the top 1% of credit unions in the United States, CFCU boasts a strong asset base exceeding $4 billion, underscoring its reputation as a reliable financial partner dedicated to exceptional value and member satisfaction. The union prioritizes the financial well-being of its members over product sales, catering to a diverse range of financial needs, from those embarking on their financial journey to those needing significant loans or aiming to enhance their savings.

CFCU distinguishes itself through a commitment to understanding and addressing individual member requirements, reinforcing the belief that personalized service extends beyond mere slogans. This ethos permeates the organization, influencing its employee-centric policies. CFCU acknowledges and rewards the contributions of its staff with generous leave policies, including substantial paid parental leave and sabbaticals. The organization's positive and proactive culture, fostered by the Team Spirit Committee through various fun and charitable events, accentuates its commitment to work-life balance, mutual respect, diversity, and inclusive employee engagement. Long-term employee tenure, often spanning over three decades, is a testament to this nurturing work environment. Competitive remuneration and comprehensive benefits further solidify CFCU as an employer of choice.

About Recruiting Firm, Riderflex
Riderflex is a top-rated national recruiting firm, serving small to large companies globally. Our services range from C-Level Executive Search to Mass Volume Associate Level Hiring, catering to all functions and industries. We specialize in an executive recruiting process that involves vetting candidates through video interviews conducted by seasoned C-Level executives.

Furthermore, we are renowned for our unique approach in finding the perfect fit for both clients and candidates. With a strong emphasis on cultural analysis and an executive recruiting process led by C-Level experts, we excel in understanding and meeting specific industry needs. Our mission is to create dynamic work environments driven by our commitment to excellence in recruiting, consulting, and candidate services. At Riderflex, we don’t just fill positions; we forge lasting relationships that propel businesses and careers forward.



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