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BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions . As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company s website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
**Job Description:**
**Description**
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions . As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company s website at www.blackrock.com at lackrock.com/ | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com at lackrockblog.com/ | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
**Role and responsibilities**
The US iShares Institutional Product Consulting team is responsible for delivering investment and product analyses for intermediary clients, serving as a technical expert on the iShares product range. The team helps to craft competitive, bespoke comparative analytics on ETF portfolios and drives education around ETF utilization, index construction, product structure, as well as deliver key product insights for clients, distribution teams and other partners.
The team is a further leverage point for helping to convert new ETF business and/or deepening existing relationships collaboratively across the iShares institutional channels. In leveraging investment expertise, product knowledge and various investment systems, the Institutional Product Consultant is an important partner with the sales teams across US and non-US regions. The Institutional Product Consultant also helps to influence the future growth of the iShares business and the overall ETF industry.
**Key responsibilities:**
+ Respond to client requests by crafting robust, customized analyses and articulating relevant insights
+ Drive customized analyses which may include, but are not limited to, returns based style analysis, holdings based analysis, and risk and return attribution
+ Provide remote and in-field support to the sales and distribution teams in client meetings, roadshow events, and conference speaking engagements
+ Participate in client meetings and conference calls in preparation for and during readouts of client-driven analyses together with institutional sales partners
+ Proactively disseminate investment and product knowledge throughout the sales and marketing organizations
+ Assist in the coverage of inbound calls and communications supporting internal partners across BlackRock
+ Continually expand and deepen investment, industry and iShares product knowledge; stay abreast of the current market environment, ETF trends and landscape, and the latest relevant investment research
**Required skills and qualifications:**
+ BA/BS degree required. Masters, or progress towards, preferred
+ CFA, CAIA, FRM, or progress towards, preferred
+ 7+ years of direct industry experience, including strong investment management knowledge and proven client facing capability
+ ETF product familiarity and direct industry experience strongly preferred
+ Excellent analytical skills, including hands-on experience with one or more of: MPI Stylus/Allocator, Morningstar Direct, Bloomberg, FactSet or similar systems required
+ Strong communication skills, both verbal and written along with significant client facing (investment consulting or sales) experience
+ Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and collaborate vertically/horizontally in a fast paced environment
+ High level of self-motivation, with strong integrity and ethics
+ Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and collaborate vertically / horizontally and across functionally / geographically disperse teams in a fast paced environment
**This position will be based in New York and will report to the head of U.S. iShares Institutional Product Consulting.**
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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
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