Senior Trust Administrative Assistant – first premier bank

Job Details



As the Senior Trust Administrative Assistant at First PREMIER Bank you will perform a wide variety of administrative services primarily for the assigned Trust Administrator.

About First PREMIER Bank:

At First PREMIER Bank  we believe associates are our most valuable resource. We work hard to attract, retain and reward bright, motivated, proactive associates who embrace The PREMIER Way in their own individual pursuit of excellence.

As a regional bank with a strong national reputation, we’re high tech and high touch. We serve individuals from all walks of life and businesses and organizations of every size, offering comprehensive banking, financial, treasury, wealth and trust services.

The PREMIER culture starts with associates who enjoy their work, demonstrate a hunger to learn and grow, positively contribute to a unified environment and share a passion to serve others. We demonstrate our values by taking great care of our associates and to treat them in a way that makes them feel valued, respected and rewarded. Our focus on creating a great environment for associates has resulted in PREMIER being listed as one of the nation’s “Best Banks to Work for” from 2015-2020.

As a privately owned company with roughly 380 employees throughout 16 Branches, First PREMIER Bank puts people first by offering benefits that support your life and well-being. Plus, we provide performance incentives, paid volunteer hours, growth and career advancement opportunities and even throw some pretty epic employee celebrations – from concerts by big name artists to giving away cars. 

When you work at First PREMIER Bank, every day is another opportunity to make a positive impact while supporting our customers, teammates, and community. Personal success. Respect. Health and wellness. Fun and giving back. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare agendas, reports, updates, documents and minutes for Trustee Meetings.
  • Understand the Department’s policies and procedures. Apply applicable policies and procedures to assigned tasks. 
  • Communicate with operations to effectuate money movement and the payment of bills as directed by the Trust Administrator and/or the client.  Insure that such transfers are completed timely and accurately. 
  • Work with Trust Operations to add and remove assets from accounts as necessary.
  • Interpret, understand and comprehend legal and financial documents as well as legal and financial terminology. Must be able to read and understand basic terms of Trust Agreements.
  • Assist with gathering information for the completion of complex insurance documents

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must possess basic understanding of Trust Department and banking systems
  • 5 + years  of experience in previous Trust Associate role or similar applicable experience preferred
  • Must know and understand federal and state regulations associated with nature of Trust business
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to concentrate and work independently.
  • Attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to handle stress, exercise self-control, adhere to company policies and procedures and uphold the PREMIER Way.

First PREMIER Bank – Our Mission:

Our mission and brand promise drive our work, and we’re looking for experienced professionals like you who can help us take the work we do even further. We recognize that our people are our strength, and the diverse talents they bring to our workforce are directly linked to our success. Which is why we need the right people on our team who can help us think big and champion our processes so we can grow.

Let’s accomplish great things, together.

We’re Investing in You:

  • Competitive salary and variable compensation program
  • Full medical benefits for 20+ hours/week. Medical plans and contributions to spending accounts with free dental, vision, EAP, life, AD&D, company match 401(k), long and short-term disability plans
  • Generous time off plans including PTO and Sick Pay
  • 401(k) – Dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% of total compensation, 100% employee-owned
  • Growth plans and career pathways having the opportunity to receive an hourly wage increase
  • PREMIER Wellness Program
  • Special discounts and pre-sell offers for Denny Sanford PREMIER Center events
  • Paid community volunteer hours
  • Special employee parties and incentives

Application Process:

Interested parties can apply online here. To ensure timely communication during the application process, please ensure that the “My Presence” portion of your profile is kept current. This should include your most recent phone number and email address. Additionally, please upload any relevant documentation, such as a cover letter and resume. Initial contact will be made via email. Please check your email regularly for any updates or sign in at to view any status changes.

Neither First PREMIER Bank nor PREMIER Bankcard, LLC discriminates in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or status within any other protected group.