Latin America iShares Fixed Income Strategist - Associate

San Francisco, USA
May 05, 2021
May 19, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock's Global Fixed Income platform manages over than $1.8 trillion in fixed income assets across index, ETF, fundamental and model-based strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry's broadest array of passive and active investment choices, providing access to our skilled portfolio management teams, offering deep market expertise, and industry leading risk management systems. BlackRock managed over $600 bn of fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Your Team
Fixed Income Product Strategy is responsible for offering clients and prospects connectivity to the portfolio managers. Critical to the success of the Product Strategy function is the maintenance of strong relationships with the Retail Sales, Institutional Sales and, Manager Research teams, which are responsible for managing and developing BlackRock's client and consultant relationships.

Your role and impact
The iShares Fixed Income Product Strategy team is responsible for helping to drive the commercialization, thought leadership and product innovation improvement of iShares fixed income ETFs. The team communicates with the portfolio management teams, relationship managers and end investors. The Associate will be responsible for helping drive the growth of the iShares Fixed Income ETF business in Latin America and through engagement with internal sales teams and clients. The candidate will update investment content and product, market and business-related materials. He/She will work closely with portfolio managers, other product strategists, and our internal sales teams daily, and will be critical 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 craft how we go to market across various products. In addition, Associate will work with our internal partners to develop new products and customized solutions for clients.

The iShares Fixed Income Strategy Team is looking for an Associate to act as a support the iShares fixed income ETF business in Latin America.

Your responsibilities
  • Provide ongoing business support as advised for the Senior Product Strategists on the team in the pursuit of strategy and business growth
  • Develop and oversee the maintenance of marketing materials
  • Coordinate with internal sales teams, marketing, legal & compliance, operations, risk and portfolio analytics teams regarding ad-hoc client inquiries and client investment due diligence requests
  • Conduct research in new product development with a focus on supporting the broader iShares Product Innovation team

You have
  • BA/BS required, CFA participation preferred
  • 2-5 years prior experience in product strategy, portfolio management, or sales
  • Fixed income / ETF / or investment knowledge preferred
  • Strong analytical, communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and a sense of urgency around deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel, with ability to manipulate data in a spreadsheet
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, with ability to create and edit marketing slides
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese Fluency

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.

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