• Blackrock
  • $163,425.00 -163,425.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 172 W 104th St


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About this role

BlackRock manages assets for a range of investment products equity, fixed income, liquidity and alternative investments each supported by dedicated resources spanning portfolio management, trading, research and product strategy. The firm s Global Credit Platform spans Leveraged Finance, Multi-Strategy, Liquid Alternatives and Private Credit Strategies. With over $97 billion in assets under management, the Platform offers an array of liquid and private credit investment solutions designed to meet bespoke client needs across the risk-return spectrum.

The Product Strategy Team is a bridge between investment teams and BlackRock s client teams (and underlying clients). The Associate will be responsible for the development, preparation and maintenance of investment content, as well as product, market and business-related materials for BlackRock s Global Credit Platform and select products managed by the platform s Leveraged Finance Group. The Associate will assist with preparing for client and prospect meetings, including updating presentation materials, portfolio reviews and market updates. The Associate will work closely with portfolio managers, credit analysts, other product strategists and internal sales channels on a daily basis, and will be essential to handling a wide range of requests. Through this role the Associate will gain familiarity with the investment process and portfolio construction across our product range, the markets that we participate in and how we go to market across various products with a focus on the retail distribution channel.

Job Purpose/Background:

The New York-based Product Strategy Team is looking for an Associate to act as a representative for strategies managed by the Global Credit Platform. Specifically, the role will focus on the support of our range of leveraged finance (e.g. high yield bonds, leveraged loans, CLOs) solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion the strategic growth of the leveraged finance products
  • Support senior team members and internal sales channels by disseminating information and data regarding our Funds and products and answer questions pertaining to broader markets
  • Learn about fixed income markets, our investment strategies and how each strategy is competitive in the market
  • Partner with sales, distribution and marketing teams to assist in fund raising efforts and asset retention across the platform
  • Maintain marketing materials for all strategies and product offerings
  • Write market/investment commentaries for investors, shareholders, current clients and prospects
  • Gather competitive data, run Fund analytics/risk metrics versus our competitors, and draft competitive positioning points for our strategies
  • Oversee, coordinate and/or participate in updating investor performance reporting
  • Assist with internal projects focused on presenting senior management with business, market and ad hoc updates
  • Aspire to become a client-facing strategist

Skills/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required, CFA designation or participation preferred
  • 2-4 years of financial services or asset management experience
  • Prior relevant internship/work experience and some Fixed Income knowledge strongly preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task quickly and efficiently
  • Attention to detail and a sense of urgency around deadlines
  • Self-starter who can work effectively on their own as well as with a team, while being resourceful and able to work with other groups to obtain the information necessary to complete tasks
  • Ability to synthesize data from BlackRock s proprietary systems in a way that is easy to understand and relevant for client discussions
  • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to manipulate data in a spreadsheet
  • Highly proficient in PowerPoint, with ability to create marketing slides, enhance our sales pitch, and update pitch books
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Desire to build working knowledge in Fixed Income Credit

About BlackRock

BlackRock s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: | LinkedIn: .

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.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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