ABOUT THE JOB (JOB BRIEF):
Focuses on acquisition of new clients and expanding share of wallet of existing client portfolio of businesses with annual sales from $1 to $10 million. Develops centers of influence in the market that can be leveraged into profitable relationships. Develops strategic relationships with all Key lines of business in order to effectively refer business and leverage partnerships to deepen and enrich the client experience. Effectively manages the client relationship by selling and promoting a broad array of appropriate financial products and services, providing pertinent financial information to clients and identifying/referring cross- marketing opportunities to meet the clients' need and become their trusted advisor. Researches and fully understands competitors' strengths/weaknesses and product offerings/pricing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops and maintains an in- depth knowledge of products and services as well as knowledge of competitors and competitive products. Builds client referral pipeline via identification and development of internal and external centers of influence. Actively participates in Community organizations to source business development opportunities and demonstrate Key's commitment to the local community. Develops a comprehensive understanding of client's needs based on the review and analysis of personal and business financial data gathered. Delivers distinctive service by completing annual relationship reviews with all "focus" clients. Consistently updates the Desktop with current client data, call summaries, etc. Promotes and cross- markets products and services to clients by keeping clients informed of products, services, special promotions, and provides appropriate financial solutions via consultative review and proactive contact. Makes joint calls with Branch Managers to enhance their selling skills and uncover consumer opportunities. Actively listens to concerns, presents a clear concise picture and provides the client with a targeted solution to close the sale. Functions as client's credit sponsor with Business Service Center to facilitate the underwriting process and credit approval. Ensures that new customer relationships consistently meet all compliance requirements; ensures all documents with loan are completed, correct and sent with loan documentation; works to resolve all loan document exceptions; understands how and why an exception occurred. Aggressively grows and maintains a profitable book of business by successfully closing deals to meet or exceed individual and District revenue, contribution, fee income, loans and deposit goals.
Undergraduate degree in business/related field or equivalent work experience. Three to five years commercial lending experience. Three plus years demonstrated sales and business development experience with proven results. Strong customer service skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong presentation skills. In depth knowledge of financial products and banking regulations. Demonstrated experience with and broad understanding of personal and commercial financial statements. Proven experience with and comprehensive understanding of commercial lending and small business operations. Proficient in personal computer applications - PC (MS Windows and Office Products), Client Experience Desktop.FLSA STATUS:
KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.