Be a problem solver, trusted advisor, and partner to the people and businesses in our Key Bank communities. Personal Bankers engage clients in deeper conversations to uncover needs and provide guidance and solutions to assist in client's financial wellness both in person and through proactive calling efforts. As part of the branch team, the Personal Banker will work toward attracting new clients to Key and work with existing clients to develop and expand relationships based on their unique financial goals, leading to client confidence in their finances. The Personal Banker is a client first, sales-driven, self-motivated, and competitive individual. Strong and effective teamwork, paired with communication polish and confidence, are critical for this role. 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.
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
Consistently attains individual activity, behavior, and outcome expectations.
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.
High School Diploma , GED or equivalent business experience (required) or
Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
1-3 years Experience in developing current and new customer relationships, achieving sales goals, and building referral sources. Experience with sales is more important than financial services experience. KeyBank provides the tools and training, but we need relationship builders with a curious nature who are great at sparking conversations. (required)
Understanding of consumer credit - including loan to value, debt to income and credit reports. (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)
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
Notary License (preferred)
Mortgage Loan Officer/Loan Officer (MLO/LO) Classification
Employees in this position are required to comply with all rules and regulations of The Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (The SAFE Act). Employees hired or transferring into this position will need to meet the qualification requirements, in Key's sole discretion, under Reg. Z, prior to acting as a loan originator in a consumer credit transaction secured by a dwelling. Qualification requirements include but are not limited to an assessment of overall financial responsibility, character, and general fitness through review of a criminal background check, credit report, and information about any administrative, civil, or criminal findings by any government jurisdiction.
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
Core CompetenciesAll KeyBank employees are expected to demonstrate Key’s Values and sustain proficiency in identified Leadership Competencies.
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.
Ability to routinely and frequently operate a motor vehicle with a valid driver's license.