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Vice President, 1. Marketing & Distribution Compliance

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 16, 2022

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

Blackrock's Compliance Department protects Blackrock's reputation and provides client focused advice. It understands challenges and advises on the impact of regulation in our business, with the objective of:

  • Actively participating in business decisions to champion our clients' interests;
  • Collaborating with the business to position Compliance centrally into their daily work;
  • Have client interests at the centre of everything we do;
  • Cultivate and enhance the compliance culture within BlackRock;
  • Provide thought leadership, analysis and advice on the impact and implementation of regulation on the businesses and its clients; and,
  • Developing and fostering excellence within the Compliance team.

Role Description:

This individual will join the EMEA Marketing & Distribution Compliance team and work closely with Investment teams and the sales channels on their sales and marketing content. This is a fantastic opportunity to assist BlackRock using product knowledge and knowledge of applicable EMEA financial promotion regulatory requirements.

The individual will report to the EMEA Head of Marketing & Distribution Compliance and will work as part of a larger global team to support various initiatives, investment teams and businesses. The role will also involve cross-border distribution, relationship management with internal stakeholders across jurisdictions and delivering on a challenging review and project pipeline.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review and provide advice on sales materials, including financial promotions aimed at professional and retail clients
  • Provide guidance on regulatory and reputational risk associated with various initiatives
  • Participate on working groups with internal stakeholders to support initiatives, including fund launches and associated issues
  • Work closely with global colleagues to help develop and ensure consistency of policy approach
  • Partner with colleagues within Legal & Compliance on the development and marketing of new products and services
  • Advising sales team on cross-border marketing rules and local regulations in EMEA
  • Deliver targeted training as needed to internal stakeholders
  • Advise on product distribution issues for our retail and institutional client businesses
  • Analyze regulatory developments relevant to the asset management business

  • 6-8 years of legal and/or regulatory experience in asset management
  • Strong knowledge of asset management business and products
  • Experience in application of financial promotion requirements
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High standard of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workloads, multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Collaborative team player; ability to work on team projects and to work autonomously
  • Knowledge of cross-border marketing rules in EMEA

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.

Our hybrid work pilot

BlackRock's current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what's important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our "One BlackRock" culture means you'll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work - wherever you are.

The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

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