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BlackRock Jobs – Director Investment

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

The iShares Fixed Income Strategy Team is looking for a Director to act as a representative for our iShares Fixed Income ETF strategies. This person will be responsible for helping drive the growth of the iShares fixed income business through engagement with internal sales teams (such as our Institutional Client business and Financial Institutions Group) and clients, as well as through the development, preparation and maintenance of investment content and product, market and business-related materials. They will be expected to handle a wide array of requests and tasks and will work closely with portfolio managers, other product strategists, and internal sales and marketing teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the competitive landscape and developing key points of differentiation for BlackRock
  • Thoroughly understanding the Portfolio Management team’s function and investment process to represent the platform in client meetings
  • Developing and overseeing the maintenance of marketing materials
  • Developing a deep understanding of bond ETF portfolio construction and client use cases
  • Assisting in new product development in support of the broader iShares Product Innovation efforts Maintaining and articulating an understanding of fixed income markets and mechanics, and how fixed income ETFs relate to other fixed income instruments
  • Presenting at client and prospect meetings and conferences
  • Coordinating with internal sales teams, marketing, legal & compliance, operations, risk and portfolio analytics teams regarding ad-hoc client inquiries and client investment due diligence requests

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree; CFA designation or participation preferred
  • 7+ years prior experience in a fixed income role (buy side or sell side)
  • A structuring, solutions or derivatives background would be a significant plus
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task quickly and efficiently
  • Willingness to travel internationally as needed
  • Fluency in English and, preferably, another major European language; German-speaker would be a strong advantage.
  • Strong fixed income experience and knowledge; prior ETF experience beneficial but not required
  • A thorough understanding of institutional clients and their needs, particularly as relates to fixed income markets

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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