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Vice President, ETF Research and Distribution Strategist

BlackRock
Published
June 29, 2022
Location
New York, United States of America

Description

About this role

Investment Solutions Group Strategist - iShares

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world.  BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

Role Overview:

This role will be a key contributor on the Investment Solutions Group (ISG) ETF Team within BlackRock’s US iShares and Wealth Advisory businesses.  The role requires owning and managing key strategic client relationships focused on the ETF platform, research, asset allocation and discretionary portfolio management teams across wealth distributors, to expand BlackRock's ETF footprint within the retail marketplace.  The position will also require strong collaboration with internal partners including national accounts, USWA sales, active fund manager due diligence teams and product specialists.

This role reports directly to Dominic Maister, Managing Director.

A candidate with exceptional work experience will be considered at the Director level.

Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with research and due diligence professionals at focus client firms
  • Develop strategic plan for each covered firm and drive financial results
  • Strategize on cross-channel sales opportunities by leveraging deep knowledge of client research recommendations, model portfolios and platform/product approvals, as well as expert understanding of all iShares products
  • Own and maintain database of client research recommendations, model portfolio allocations, and product approvals. Pro-actively communicate significant updates to sales channels in a deep, timely and concise way
  • Offer support and guidance to implementation teams
  • Create and deliver to clients new product, product enhancement, educational, and competitive intelligence content
  • Develop due diligence related content with internal partners

Qualifications:

  • 5-Years of ETF product and market related experience required
  • Strong analytical ability as well as written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and a willingness to travel required
  • Familiarity with data systems such as Bloomberg, Morningstar, Factset
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ambitious work ethic, professional disposition, detail–oriented and a passion for investments
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively on individual projects as well as part of a larger team

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Apply Here:

https://blackrock.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/BlackRock_Professional/job/New-York-NY/VP-DIR--iShares-Due-Diligence-Strategist_R222262-1

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