Retail Sales Manager 

The following full-time opportunity is now available.

Location: Mankato, MN

The Retail Sales Manager is responsible for the conception, development and execution of programs and tactics that help United Prairie Bank, further its financial health, increase market share and build brand and franchise value.

Responsibilities Include:

Oversight of:

  • Management of mortgage lendingRetail 
  • Direct leadership, coaching and management of Mortgage Loan Officers
  • In-house Retail mortgage lending

Coaching of Retail Managers to carry forth the sales culture which will include but not be limited to:

  • Retail credit
  • Retail deposit generation
  • Retail cross sales to business units
  • With the participation of the executive team, develop programs and systems for banking to achieve their strategic goals related to retail staff.
  • Stay up-to-date of current industry practices and approaches, communicate those to the executive team and recommend courses of action in regard to their use by the organization.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials and events.
  • Evaluate sales related technologies in regard to growth & profitability and recommend actions.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports regarding sales performance and market share as agreed upon by the executive team.

Job Specifications:

This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Discussion on work objectives will be held monthly while the majority of the work is done independently with set priorities, performance standards and functional accountabilities.

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to interact with people of many different backgrounds
  • Strategic thinking and results oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility

Job Specifications:

This position will have direct management responsibility of the Mortgage Loan Officers. As a leader, you will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Must understand all aspects of managing and motivating staff. This can include goal setting, coaching, measuring performance and providing feedback to continually improve performance.

  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
  • Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to positively influence and to lead the team.

Job Specifications:

  • A four-year college degree in business or equivalent work experience required with 10+ years in retail and sales management.
  • 3-5 years of Community banking experience preferred.
  • Superior levels of professionalism, integrity and reliability.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in the sales process.
  • Demonstrated ability to form, develop and lead high-performing teams.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion with the utmost confidentiality.
  • Competent in MS Office and Windows.
  • Occasional day travel may be required for training/meeting purposes

About Our Company:

Founded in 1973, United Prairie Bank has 12 branch locations through-out Minnesota. Along with banks, United Prairie also offers insurance and financial planning for its customers. United Prairie Banks typically carries strong overall safety and soundness ratings available from banking regulatory agencies. United Prairie has a centralized administrative support office in Mankato, MN. Centralized support provides specialized support in administration, credit, operations, compliance, investments, marketing and technology. United Prairie offers the below benefits to qualified employees:

  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance & Flexible Benefits
  • Nine paid holidays
  • PTO (paid time off)
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Life insurance

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Applicant can apply by emailing an introductory letter and resume to: United Prairie Bank, Human Resources -

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.