Proponent Federal Credit Union

Management Trainee

Nutley, NJ

Proponent Federal Credit Union's Home Office is located in Nutley, NJ. We are an institution providing financial products and services to Select Employer Groups in our communities as well as throughout the U.S.

The Role

The Management Trainee will learn the business from the ground up through hands-on training and rotational opportunities.  The rotations may include consumer lending, finance, accounting, retail services, real estate lending, and other functions within the organization. Each rotation will last approximately 6-12 months.  After 3-5 years as a Management Trainee, the incumbent will have an opportunity to apply for another position within the organization, or have an opportunity to continue in the trainee program.   The Management Trainee will receive feedback and coaching minimally on a bi-weekly basis from a senior-level mentor. 


  • Participate in Proponent’s comprehensive onboarding program
  • Receive on-the-job training and day-to-day direction from the relevant department leader for each rotation
  • Shadow employees in different departments and perform their main job duties to acquire hands-on knowledge
  • Enhance your knowledge of the retail banking industry
  • Interact with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Enhance leadership, presentation, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Receive coaching and support from a senior-level mentor


  • Recent or upcoming college graduate
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply knowledge
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-starter
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities; strong interest in managerial role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Office
  • Work experience in customer service, sales (retail, restaurant) helpful


  • Generous medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Business casual dress
  • Respect for work-life balance
  • Special discounts on travel, recreation and day-to-day activities



Proponent Federal Credit Union

Randi Fais

Human Resources Business Partner
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