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Key Bank

Private Client Banker - East Haven Branch

Banking, Mortgage, Investment

Branch Manager


East Haven, Connecticut, United States

Location: 245 Main Street - East Haven, Connecticut 06512 Job Summary Be a problem solver, trusted advisor, and partner to the people and businesses in our Key Bank communities. The Private Client Banker (PCB) is part of the Key Private Client Program and will focus on the entire client relationship with a plan-based approach to financial advice. As a PCB, you will deliver and refer appropriate financial solutions to KeyBank's client base with up to $2M in investable assets. The PCB helps new and existing clients achieve confidence in their financial wellness by assessing their financial needs, gathering and documenting client data, and offering appropriate products and services. PCBs identify products and services to meet client needs and refer to appropriate sales professionals in Retail, Key Investment Services, Private Bank, Mortgage or Business Banking. At KeyBank, we believe it's our opportunity and our privilege to help our clients move forward in their financial journey. We take pride in serving our clients and making them feel that no bank will fight harder for them. Responsibilities Embodies a strong client experience culture, being present with every client and teammate and realizing the impact we can have on their day, personally, professionally, and financially. Listen for clues for financial wellness opportunities during client conversations and provide effective and customized financial wellness recommendations to clients; Delivers on client solutions through referring of investment and insurance products. Consistently attains individual activity, behavior, and outcome expectations. Builds a client referral pipeline via identification and development of internal and external centers of influence; Employs a disciplined approach to prospecting; documents calling efforts. Develops and maintains an in-depth knowledge of private client products and services, as well as knowledge of competitive products and services to ensure meaningful in-depth financial wellness conversations with clients. Opening personal and business accounts (consumer checking, small business, various deposit products, home equity, unsecured lending, certificates of deposit, etc.). Developing strong partnerships with branch teammates and line of business partners – focusing on client acquisition and deepening the relationship of current clients; effectively managing internal and external centers of influence. Ensuring compliance with operational, risk, security and audit procedures and policies including appropriate documentation of client interactions. Support of branch operations including assisting with client transactions on the Teller line as needed. Participate in and occasionally facilitate morning huddles and end of day debriefs. Performs other duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities and/or activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. Complies with all KeyBank policies and procedures, including without limitation, acting professionally at all times, conducting business ethically, avoiding conflicts of interest, and acting in the best interests of Key’s clients and Key. Education Qualifications High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience (required) or Bachelor's Degree (preferred) Experience Qualifications Experience in developing current and new customer relationships, achieving sales goals and building referral sources in insurance and investment products. (required) Foundational knowledge of sales and service techniques with clients, including tele-consulting, outside calling, prospecting and networking. (required) Comfortable interacting with small business clients, overcoming objection, and asking fact-finding questions with the goal of being helpful. (preferred) Interpersonal interaction skills and an ability to build rapport in matter of minutes is vital. (required) Demonstrated experience with influencing business partners and leveraging centers of influence, as this role will require significant influence of partners such as Key Investment Services, Mortgage and Business Banking sales professionals. (required) Working knowledge of PCs (MS Windows and Office Products including Word, Excel, etc.). (required) Working knowledge of digital technology (mobile, apps, web-based browsing) and ability to educate clients on digital platforms and capabilities within Key (required) Licenses and Certifications FINRA License S6 Upon Hire (required) FINRA License S63 Upon Hire (required) FINRA Security Industry Essentials (SIE) Upon Hire (required) Life and Health Insurance Licenses Upon Hire (required) Tactical Skills Is knowledgeable about the client’s accounts and business with the bank and uses sound judgment with customers and transactions. Demonstrated ability to attain sales and referral goals through preset appointments and quality conversations leading to recommendations that support clients’ financial wellness goals, leveraging system generated lead lists, walk ins, and professional contacts. Strong work ethic and high level of integrity Excellent Time management skills Personal Skills Adaptability: Demonstrates a willingness to listen to other opinions and adjusts to new or changing assignments, processes, and people while avoiding snap reactions Collaboration: Demonstrates experience in participating in productive collaborative processes that help solve business problems and meet business goals Critical Thinking: The ability to identify, obtain, and organize relevant data and ideas and prioritize concerns in the decision-making process. Decision Making: The ability to select the right activities to work on from a range of competing priorities and stands by decisions in the face of conflict or unexpected outcomes. Emotional Intelligence: Identifies relevant EI components, practices, benefits, and development venues and discusses issues and considerations needed to advance one’s own EI maturity. Practical Skills Business Acumen: Participates in business tasks to get things done in own business unit and communicates key considerations for business decision-making processes. Oral & Written Communication: Possesses the ability to adapt listening and facilitation style to others’ communication styles and uses various approaches appropriately and effectively. Risk Management: Implements or manages risk management for own business unit and documents key steps of the risk management process and associated procedures. Storytelling: Demonstrates basic storytelling principles to create compelling stories that will positively influence clients and potential clients Change Navigation: Articulates the rationale for, and positive and negative consequences of change so as to help others adapt; encourages exploration of non-traditional ideas by team members leveraging the concept of continuous improvement. Core Competencies All KeyBank employees are expected to demonstrate Key’s Values and sustain proficiency in identified Leadership Competencies. Physical Demands Consumer Retail - Prolonged Standing (5-8 hours per day), frequent use of hands to manipulate/grasp objects, ability to communicate face to face and on the phone with clients, occasional bending and lifting from floor height, frequent forward reach, frequent lifting of 1 – 10 lbs., occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. Driving Requirements Ability to routinely and frequently operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver's license. Job Posting Expiration Date: 07/19/2024 KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected category. 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