Community Outreach Director

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At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

As a people-centric organization, we believe that our business starts with empowered colleagues who care for and help build strong clients and communities. We leverage our standing as a leading financial institution to support our communities by helping more people become homeowners and supporting the lending needs of small business owners.


Common goals, uncommon potential

The Community Development Director will work closely with the Regional Management Team and across teams to achieve our community outreach goals in Boston. As a key stakeholder and leader in our commitment to the Boston community, you will play an important role in developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives to promote community outreach and shape the success of our overall program in Greater Boston and with our colleagues.


As both a team leader and Relationship Manager, you will develop and execute the strategy for building client relationships, with a focus on the generation of low- to moderate-income single- and multifamily residential mortgages, community development and small business lending, and other credit facilities. You and your team of Community Outreach Relationship Managers will work directly with clients to identify their financial goals in order to deliver tailored credit solutions that enable them to achieve their financial objectives.


What you'll be doing as a Community Development Director:

  • Develop and drive a strategic plan for achieving our community development goals in Boston
  • Lead a team of Community Outreach Relationship Managers, managing their success in building client relationships through extraordinary service
  • Partner across departments to ensure a holistic approach and communication of our local community engagement efforts, including but not limited to marketing, volunteerism, small business lending and Community Reinvestment Act teams
  • Develop, deepen, and manage relationships with new and existing relationships with local agencies and community development corporations


What skills you will use:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 15+ years of Community Reinvestment Act–qualified Home Mortgage Disclosure Act lending experience, with proven credit skills
  • A strong understanding of Community Reinvestment Act–qualified multi-family, community development and small business lending
  • Successful experience in recruiting, developing and managing high performing teams
  • Superior knowledge of the community landscape in Boston, with a focus on affordable housing
  • An innate talent for building relationships, galvanizing groups, and working with a diverse range of audiences  
  • An entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented mindset with the ability to adapt quickly
  • A passion for driving positive impact in our communities
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.

For more information, please contact Bri Butterfield at



Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career?  If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.   


We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.


If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York’s Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.



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