• Business Banker - Startup and Venture Capital

    ID
    2018-6568
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Palo Alto
    Category
    Banking
  • Overview

    First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.


     


    The startup banker role is focused on cultivating and building the bank’s commercial efforts within the startup ecosystem, including new business development and relationship management with startup companies, venture capital firms, service providers, and others within the startup ecosystem. 


     


    We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.

    Responsibilities


    • Develop, maintain, and enhance client relationships.

    • Market other commercial banking services including deposits (cash management, on-line banking, money market accounts) and Wealth Management referrals.

    • Generate leads and grow the business through active networking and client referrals.

    • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities or as assigned by supervisor.

    • Participate in the development of department policies and/or procedures and assist with client specific projects as assigned.

    • Responsibilities include the following:  1) adhering to and complying with the applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-money laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.) 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training,  4) identifying and reporting suspicious activity to the AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.


     

    Qualifications

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:



    • Ability to select prospects most aligned with First Republic Bank’s business model.

    • Deep domain expertise of venture capital and startups

    • At least 8 years of relevant startup banking experience

    • Excellent business development and cross-selling skills

    • Strong relationship building skills

    • Robust Organization skills Excellent credit skills

    • Team player

    • Provides extraordinary service


    Mental/Physical Requirements:



    • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.

    • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.

    • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.

    • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

    • Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.


     

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