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Assistant Vice President or Vice President

Department/Division: Commercial Lending - Community Bank Team
Reports To:
FLSA Status:
Officer Status:

Position Summary:
The Commercial Lender is responsible for developing new business for the organization as well as maintaining and growing existing client relationships.  The target market will be companies with annual sales revenue of $1 to $10 million. The candidate for this position will have extensive commercial business banking experience, proven new business development skills along with the ability to build trusted relationships with existing and new clients.  The successful candidate will be expected to represent the Bank in the local business community by participating in local business networking events, organizations, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Originate/generate new loans and deposits for the community banking team.
  • Build and manage community banking business clients and prospects.
  • Actively conduct specific strategic calling efforts for new business development through referrals from centers of influence (such as accountants, attorneys and referrals from existing customer relationships), existing customers to develop new business and increase or retain existing business and participating in various networking events to maximize the most promising revenue generating sales opportunities.
  • Work with Credit Analyst team in preparation of written loan presentations.
  • Maintain active industry involvement, including participation in associations as a means to build and maintain the bank brand.
  • Responsible for meeting established annual sales goals.
  • Meet expectations set for compliance testing related to government banking regulations.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities Required:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance.
  • Minimum of 5 years of sales and credit skills required.
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Commitment to on-the-job training, self-study courses and seminars to become familiar with applicable regulations and bank policies, procedures governing commercial lending.
  • Must possess strong time management skills and the ability to communication with all levels of management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Other lending software as required.

Physical Demands:

  • Standard office environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

“The management of the Corporation believes in equal employment opportunity. We strive to select the best qualified person for every position based on merit, qualifications, previous experience and ability to perform the work, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, veteran status or protected activity (for example, having made a complaint of discrimination) or other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Managers and supervisors must ensure that this policy is carried out in all aspects of our operations.”


Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.