Branch Manager – To $80K – Harwood Heights, IL – Job # 2773

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Branch Manager role in the Harwood Heights, IL market. The successful candidate will be responsible for administering the branch in a courteous, efficient, and effective manner to promote deposit and loan growth for the bank by developing new customers and selling various bank products and services.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $80K and an excellent benefits package.

Branch Manager responsibilities include:

  • Developing new business through outside & inside sales activities and providing leadership and coaching for sales teams.
  • Supervising and providing effective sales leadership to branch staff engaged in providing direct customer service and selling and cross-selling loan and deposit products and services.
  • Managing all aspects of the branch including the safety and soundness of the branch and the day-to-day operations of the branch.
  • Managing and deepening relationships with individual and small business clients, inside and outside of the banking center.
  • Participating in the recruiting, developing, coaching, and counseling of employees.
  • Providing training for team members on all policies and procedures, including safety/security issues and compliance training.
  • Soliciting and making consumer and business loans and developing deposit relationships.
  • Cross-selling a full range of retail services to present and potential customers.
  • Providing back-up to the personal banker and tellers which includes opening new accounts, cashing checks, accepting checks and withdrawals, handling loan payments, etc.
  • Making weekly sales calls to internal customers and business prospects that result in obtaining new deposit and loan relationships.
  • Ensuring the branch conforms to compliance regulations as well as all State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Participating in community and civic activities and recommending ways of enhancing market share and the Bank’s presence in the community.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • BS or BA degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Three or more years of bank deposit, loan, or operations experience, including at least one year of lending and management experience.
  • Small Business lending is a plus.
  • High sales and sales management ability and strong relationship skills.
  • Knowledgeable in business loan and deposit products and general knowledge of small business needs, personal deposit and consumer loan products, Wealth Management, Treasury Management, fixed annuities, brokerage products, and other bank services. Superior customer service and proven sales skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both written and oral formats.
  • Strong PC skills, with proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office suite.

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