Associate/Vice President, Product Strategist - Scientific Active Equity (New York)

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 06, 2021
Closes
Jun 20, 2021
Ref
11172284
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description
About this role
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.

We seek a Product Strategy Associate/Vice President to join the Scientific Active Equity Group. This Group is responsible for managing systematic active equity strategies for institutions and retail investors around the world.

This professional will join an established team responsible for developing new businesses, fostering client relationships, designing new investment products and ensuring superior client experience across a global suite of active investment strategies. The Strategy Associate/Vice President plays a leading role in developing and delivering investment solutions for clients, articulate market and product communications, responding to client enquiries, driving the sales process and formulating product strategy.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate closely with researchers and portfolio managers within SAE to cultivate a deep understanding of our investment approach, portfolio characteristics and performance results in order to represent all facets of the product internally and externally, particularly regarding Hedge Funds.
  • Assist the team in the development of strategic growth initiatives and product innovation.
  • Develop and deliver investment, market and business communications to existing and prospective clients of SAE's existing Hedge Fund platform.
  • Respond to and handle enquiries from clients and prospects.
  • Educate and support internal distribution channels on our products.
  • Engage and participate actively in the internal investment dialogue
  • Assist in the formulation and execution of business and product strategy.
Qualifications
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Passionate about investing, fundamentally curious and self-motivated.
  • Clear ability to understand and articulate the drivers of global market returns across various financial instrument types.
  • BA/BS, with strong quantitative skills. MBA/MS and/or CFA preferred.
  • Experience with a programming language preferred - e.g. Python, VBA, etc.
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.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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