Career Opportunities

Team Leader

Location: , Category: Banking & Finance

Position Overview:

Lakeland Bank has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lending Professional.  As a Relationship Manager you will develop and grow the Commercial Loan Business through new and existing customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quick ability to identify viable relationship opportunities to include full lending, deposit, cash management and other banking services beneficial to the client and the bank
  • Provide framework for initiation and development of commercial loan requests from centers of influence, existing customers and prospects through detailed calling plans and extensive networking activities
  • Utilize your experience in CRE/C&I lending to quickly analyze and partner with analysts to underwrite specific credit requests including loans of all types
  • Structure, prepare and present loan offerings to management.
  • Manage the entire credit approval process through to closing
  • Monitor and maintain client relationships to ensure timely loan administration. Detect potential problems and suggest opportunities for additional business.
  • Active involvement in community and business organizations.
  • Refers and cross-sell bank services to best meet client needs.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in accounting, marketing, business administration and/or finance
  • 7 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in Commercial Lending
  • Ability to generate loan business with through prospecting and connecting with current book of business
  • Formal bank credit training is a plus
  • Ability to underwrite specific credit requests including CRE/Commercial & Industrial, Owner-Occupied and Investment Real Estate, construction loans
  • Exceptional communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with customers, clients and co-workers
  • Ability to cross-sell bank products and services to best meet client needs
  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with clients and co-workers
  • Ability to solve practical problems and find creative solutions
  • Familiarity with the market territory.
  • Successful business development through external referral sources.
  • Knowledge of Baker Hill software a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must be bondable

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.

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