GPG - Client Product Strategy, Associate

GPG - Client Product Strategy, Associate

CFA Institute
4-7 years
Not Specified

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About this role
Function/team overview:
Global Product Group (GPG) brings innovation, discipline, and focus to BlackRock's investment product line by aligning client and investment teams in the design and execution of product-related initiatives.
The Client Product Strategy (CPS) Team forms part of GPG, and is responsible to own and drive product strategy, positioning and promotion, and partner with the Client Business sales teams to support business efforts across Asia Pacific (APAC). CPS works with Investment and Marketing teams to help bring focus to sales initiatives and identify suitable products for clients across the range of traditional asset pillars (equities, fixed income, and multi-asset), primarily in mutual fund structures
Role description:
We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead cross-platform product support (including analytics and reporting), and support the pillar lead in commercialization efforts of our range of equity funds
Responsibilities:
  • Partner with investment, sales, and/or marketing teams to help define how to effectively position BlackRock's funds, support product franchises, and collaborate on execution of product promotions
  • Conduct competitor analysis, and ongoing monitoring of sales results to inform the evolution of product content and distribution effectiveness against stated goals
  • Ensure consistent delivery of collateral, content, and internal product training to optimise sales focus, including assisting sales teams with client queries related to products
  • Promote product solutions and sales opportunities as part of the Equity pillar
  • Participate in and/or support the product aspects of various firm-wide strategic projects
  • Regular communication with sales teams to understand client feedback around the reception of product messages and positioning
Qualifications/competencies:
  • 4+ years of relevant experience, preferably in investment/mutual fund product strategy or sales
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a proven ability to coordinate across multiple functions, geographies and stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of capital markets, investments and/or products especially in equity markets. Working towards or having attained a CFA charter will be beneficial
  • Superior writing, editorial and presentation skills, especially concise delivery of pertinent facts
  • Fluent English with Mandarin or Cantonese a significant plus
  • Working knowledge of investment databases, e.g., Morningstar Direct, Bloomberg, etc
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.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
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.

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