AVP Business Banking Manager-North King County

Posted: 11/22/2022

First Financial Northwest Bank continually strives to recruit the most talented, motivated employees in their respective fields. By providing interesting work opportunities for personal and professional growth, plus an environment that values teamwork and work-life balance, we are able to attract and retain outstanding individuals. We pride ourselves on providing excellent benefits, competitive salaries and the opportunity for participation in the company's long-term success.

Bring your expertise and enthusiasm to a company that's eager to put your talents to use.

AVP | Business Banking Manager

Position Purpose:  Our AVP | Business Banking Manager is the primary point of contact responsible for growing the business customer base with our current and potential business customers through outside sales.  This is done by soliciting new business accounts, adding new services for existing customers, and servicing existing accounts.  Under general supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures the AVP | BBM, expands business and customers relationships with FFNWB.  

The incumbent will be responsible for meeting client needs through a wide range of quality products and services by maximizing safety and soundness, customer loyalty and return to the shareholders. Successful applicants will have developed an understanding of consumer and commercial lending functions and have a full understanding of business objectives of the Bank, underwriting guidelines, and the departments’ programs and financial goals.

This position covers the Bothell, Crossroads-Bellevue, and Issaquah community

Primary Responsibilities

  • Growing business through outside sales.  This role is expected to work in the community with our customers no less than 80-85% of work time.
  • Marketing our business products and services, opening new business accounts, setting up new services such as remote deposit capture, online banking, and constantly evaluating and serving the needs of our current business customers.
  • Participates in community activities to increase Bank visibility.
  • Establishes the credit worthiness of credit applicants by interviewing applicants and using active listening/probing skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Gathers required information for credit account application; explains loan options, rates, terms, and collateral requirements, and arranges notification and disbursement.
  • Develops, implements and monitors sales plans and activities that will achieve/exceed sales target goals
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Experience

  • Business Banking experience preferred

Preferred Education/Training

  • BA in relevant field preferred or equivalent experience 
  • 5+ years previous experience in banking/financial Institution

 

For over 95 years, we have built our reputation as a provider of financial solutions, a concierge of professional connections, and a partner in community service. Be a part of the next generation of First Financial Northwest Bank and join the excitement!

First Financial Northwest Bank (FFNWB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. FFNWB does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.