Assistant Branch Manager - Sales Manager Trainee

Republic Finance

Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA
30+ days ago


Overview & Responsibilities

As an Assistant Branch Manager, you will go through an 18 to 24 month paid training program designed to build skills and knowledge required to successfully run a Republic Finance branch! Starting base pay is $33,500 - $37,000 + a $2,000 Sign On Bonus!!! You will also have an uncapped monthly bonus opportunity which averages $5,000 annually. Once you complete the program, you will be eligible to apply to Branch Manager openings throughout our 10 states, and we continue to expand into new states each year! (Relocation package provided!) Branch Managers are eligible for monthly bonuses as well as an annual bonus based on branch performance.

Republic Finance is a leading consumer lending company serving 230+ communities. We are well known for our outstanding customer service, and we are looking for individuals that are career driven, customer focused, and are interested in making an impact in the communities we serve. Our core values are focused on the people element of the business, and we are hoping to find like-minded individuals to contribute to our shared success. Come be a part of a remarkable team with a growing company that values its employees and regularly promotes from within! Take the next step in your career and apply with us today!


  • Actively seek opportunities to originate new loan business with new and existing customers. No cold calling!
  • Actively listen to understand our customer's needs to recommend the best consumer loan and voluntary product solutions to meet their financial goals.
  • Call customers regarding payment reminders and arrangements when needed.

  • Educate customers on improving credit and reducing monthly costs through consolidation of debt.
  • Complete loan applications, explain the process to customers and answer questions regarding loan products and processing.
  • Take ownership of customer concerns and work with management to formulate and execute strategies for potential problem loans.
  • Process insurance claims, follow-ups and payments when necessary and maintain insurance log.
  • Shadow Branch Manager for development purposes and become eligible for promotion in 18-24 months.
  • Assist Branch Manager with management functions such as recruitment of branch staff, training and development of staff, meeting sales goals, supporting the company’s Core Values and developing action plans to improve operational controls and ensure consistent customer service and an outstanding client experience.


  • Bachelor's degree is required. (College Seniors can sometimes work 20 hours a week until graduation)
  • 1-3 years of sales experience (i.e. retail sales, goal-oriented, incentive based) is strongly preferred.
  • Relocation is required after training is complete and may also be required during your tenure in the Assistant Branch Manager role. *Relocation package is provided for moves > 50 miles.
  • Professional demeanor, positive attitude, strong communication and customer relations skills are a must.
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as a dedicated team member.
  • Creative problem solving, analytical decision making, organization and time management skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully navigate priorities.
  • High level of creativity and flexibility in order to improve existing programs and develop new ones.
  • Basic computer skills required; familiarity with Windows and MS Office suite.
  • Must have valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Must meet our acceptable standards for criminal background history, credit history and driving history and pass a pre-employment drug screen. 
  • Must be able to meet the eligibility requirements for insurance licensing in order to sell voluntary insurance products. Eligibility is based on a criminal background check conducted by the state’s department of insurance.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401 (K) and employer match
  • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

Additional benefits with Republic include:

  • Employee of the Month Program
  • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
  • Professional offices with a friendly team environment
  • Monthly incentive bonus pay
  • Internal promotions


Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.  

About the Company

Republic Finance

Joining the Republic Finance Team means not just having a job, but that you are taking the first step in pursuing an exciting and rewarding career! At Republic Finance, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and providing internal advancement opportunities. As a Republic Finance team member, you will be provided with on-the-job-training in order to better understand our products and services, as well as the tools to best service our customers’ financial needs. We reward success and offer potential growth opportunities in as soon as 18-24 months.

With more than 165 branches in 8 states, we are well known for our boutique-lending experience across the south. Providing assistance with financial emergencies, loan consolidation, back to school expenses and home improvement expenses are just some of the numerous services we offer our customers.

Not only do we provide exceptional customer service and financial guidance to our communities, we also know the importance of giving back to them. Republic Finance is a proud supporter of multiple charities including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the American Cancer Society. Our fundraising efforts through the year support these charities, while allowing us the opportunity to recognize our employees for their individual and team contributions.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who possess an entrepreneurial mentality, in addition to exceptional customer service skills. Republic Finance offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a first class working environment.
500 to 999 employees
Financial Services