Branch Manager

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. Jackson Heights , NY 11372

Posted 2 months ago


The Branch Manager is responsible for overall branch leadership and performance, with a focus on building, supporting, and expanding relationships with Dime's small business clients. S/he will work directly and indirectly with our clients and partners to identify and implement optimal, client- focused solutions. S/he will create a professional, talented team dedicated to achieving Dime's short- and long-term objectives.



  • Develop sales plans that are aligned with overall business targets and priorities; communicate priorities and promotions to team members.

  • Plan micro-marketing activities in coordination with Regional Director and small business partners.

  • Drive outbound sales activities, including building a referral network and relationships with COI's and business customers; represent Dime in the community.

  • Stay informed about local market dynamics, competitor actions and customer trends.

  • Drive individual production goals with target customers.

  • Deepen profitable small business relationships by introducing cash management, digital, and lending solutions that meet client needs.

Customer Service

  • Ensure customers receive high quality service through ongoing coaching and monitoring of branch team activities and direct interactions with customers.

Operational Excellence

  • Monitor and adhere to operational controls, including legal, corporate and regulatory policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of customer and bank assets.

  • Continually seek ways to improve operational processes and performance.

  • Internal and External Partners

Internal and External Development

  • Cultivate relationships with business bankers to review their respective results and pipelines, drive sales and ensure all customer needs are met.

  • Accompany business bankers at networking events and customer meetings.

  • Engage in structured sales reviews and sales planning processes with Regional Director.

  • Build relationships with key partners and leaders in the community.

People and Team Development

  • Inspire and create a motivating environment through coaching, mentoring, morning huddles, end-of-day meetings; role model the desired behaviors.

  • Set expectations for branch employees, and hold employees accountable for results.

  • Promptly address performance issues, working with retail leadership and HR as appropriate.

  • Lead hiring, performance management, compensation, communication and evaluation of branch staff.

  • Coordinate staff schedule and review overall staffing plan.

  • Lead and coach business bankers; facilitate meetings to enable business bankers to exchange insights and integrate service; ensure business bankers are fully integrated into the branch.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferred) or equivalent combination of education and banking experience

  • Minimum 5 years' banking experience , with at least 3 years' managerial experience

  • Proven track record of driving sales, both individually and as leader of a sales team

  • Proven ability to build high performing sales and operations teams

  • Demonstrated success influencing and leading across all levels of an organization

  • Business banking experience, credit skills (preferred)

  • Customer service orientation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly in times of change

  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of banking industry and operations

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Adaptable, agile, tenacious

  • Expertise with digital solutions

  • Ability to quickly learn business processes, systems, industry, competitive landscape

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Branch Manager

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.