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  • AVP, Branch Manager

    Optima Bank & Trust
    Job Description

    Optima Bank & Trust, a locally owned full service bank with branches in Portsmouth, North Hampton, Stratham, Pease and a loan office in Dover is hiring a Branch Manager for its seacoast locations.  

    We are an award-winning, fast-paced, entrepreneurial company. At Optima Bank & Trust you’ll find a culture that promotes individual growth and teamwork while keeping focused on how to best serve our customers.

    The Branch Manager's primary responsibility is to oversee that the day to day sales, service and operations of the branch are functioning at appropriate levels to work on external business development efforts. The Manager’s focus, along with Senior Management, is on the creation and implementation of the business development initiatives for the branch. The Manager is responsible for the critical oversight of the daily business development initiatives of the office personnel and reinforcing relationship banking as the key strategy which are essential to the bank meeting its goals. The Manager will also support Senior Management and the Branch in whatever capacity is needed on any given day.

    This individual should possess analytical skills, be able to make high level decisions, implement or communicate for corporate or bank purpose.  Has the ability to work in a team environment as well as independently. Strong business development/calling skills and possesses strong bank product knowledge. Consumer lending, mortgage lending and some commercial lending experience required.

    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business or related experience in banking or financial services of at least five years. This position also requires a minimum of two years of managerial experience to effectively work with others, have strong business development skills, the ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently and the ability to multi-task. Registration with the National Mortgage License System (NMLS) is required.


    Optima Bank & Trust offers competitive salary and a generous benefits package including; health, dental, life, disability, 401K, paid time off, an employee assistance program and paid holidays.

    We invite you to find out just how different employment can be when you work at Optima Bank & Trust.

    Optima Bank & Trust does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, Veteran's status or national origin.

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