Relationship bankers otherwise known as personal bankers are bank employees that are responsible for providing financial advice to members. It is your duty as a relationship banker to maintain effective working relationships with clients. Also, you are to build trust with clients and make sure their financial transactions are steered towards the bank you represent. To do this, you must have adequate knowledge of the services offered by your bank and assist clients in managing their accounts. Furthermore, you will need to think up and implement events to promote business growth and further strengthen the bank-client relationship.
A career as a relationship banker requires you to have a bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related field. You need to exhibit good communication and customer service skills. It is also crucial to possess excellent math skills and you must be detail-oriented. Relationship bankers earn an average annual salary of $33,753 or $16 hourly.