Associate, Sales Support - BlackRock Alternative Specialists

Employer
BlackRock
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 03, 2022
Closes
Jul 23, 2022
Ref
15680475
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

Job Description

The BlackRock Alternative Specialists Group (BAS) works with BlackRock's clients, investment teams, relationship managers and other business teams to grow BlackRock's alternatives business by creating and finding solutions for clients' investment needs.

Job Purpose/Background:

The Associate will be responsible for supporting the BAS team's sales and servicing efforts, supporting either Platform Specialist for various client segments or Asset Class Specialists in Hedge Funds, Private Equity, or Real Assets. Additionally, Associate may assist with some of the business activity around the BAS business.

Responsibilities include:
  • Developing product and market fluency across BlackRock's alternative product suite
  • Partnering with relationship managers and senior BAS team members to drive opportunities. This includes preparing meeting materials, gathering critical client background information ahead of client engagement, liaising with clients by phone and over email, documenting engagement in our CRM system, participating in portfolio review meetings/calls and product pitches, and providing sales support on follow-up and due diligence efforts
  • Assisting with prospect mapping and research by helping to identify target prospects and managing the prospect pipeline per product
  • Developing and executing targeted roadshows aligned with the sales campaign
  • Understanding and helping to manage the sales collateral needed for alternative sales, including creating targeted sales enablement tools
  • Partnering with BlackRock's Global Consultant Relations Team on consultant engagement to ensure alignment with target prospects
  • Partnering with Marketing to design high impact events and determine appropriate conference participation. Focus of these engagements is to create commercial opportunities
  • Partnering with internal teams to onboard clients and respond to client service requests


Skills/Qualifications:
  • Strong academic background and ideally 3-5 years of relevant experience; prior Alternatives experience a plus
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who responds promptly to internal and external requests
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Understanding of financial markets and the alternative investment space
  • Motivated to develop sales skills
  • Series 7 & 63/65 or 66 will be required within 6 months of hire


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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