Vice President, US iShares Markets Coverage – BlackRock

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    Salary Dollar less-than-30000 /
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 years

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About this role

Role Description

This person will be a key member of the iShares Markets Coverage team within EII Americas. The position is for a Fixed Income ETF specialist focused on the commercialization of iShares ETFs across our wealth and institutional client bases. Deep subject matter experts in Equity ETFs and Delta One products will be considered.

The Markets Coverage group is responsible for expanding ETF usage by delivering ETF implementation expertise, relative value analysis, and analytic solutions to iShares clients across the US, Canada, and Latin America. Specifically, this person will be accountable for working with iShares’ clients around the nuances of ETF markets and trading, spanning all Fixed Income sectors. In addition, the candidate will be accountable for comparing trade and holding costs of ETFs to other investment vehicles, including swaps, futures, and derivatives. This team member will need extensive financial market expertise, must have outstanding communication skills, and possess the ability to connect with a broad range of clients as well as internal partners such as sales and senior management. Finally, this person will be responsible for contributing to an inclusive, collaborative, and high performing work environment.

• Be an ETF trading subject matter expert and demonstrate in-depth product knowledge to promote ETF usage and differentiate iShares from competitor funds and other investment vehicles
• Support client investment process across channels (institutional and retail) through education on ETF liquidity, consultation on ETF trading strategies, and identifying associated trade costs around implementation
• Partner closely with sales leaders, traveling to client meetings as necessary, to provide product specialist support with a focus on ETF implementation and capital markets
• Provide ETF Model Portfolio rebalance, due diligence, and implementation expertise to strategic internal and external iShares partners
• Write ETF focused market insight pieces and trading research for both internal and external audiences. Collect, analyze and extract meaning from ETF trading data in an effort to produce relevant content and drive inflows
• Contribute to the enhancement of propriety iShares ETF technology specific to trading and relative value analysis
• Drive advancement and innovation within the Fixed Income ETF ecosystem, inclusive of new products, improvements in market structure, and infrastructure enhancements
• Monitor articles, white papers, and blogs that highlight potential issues with ETFs and help to coordinate the proper response, making sure it is consistent with our global message

Skills and Qualifications
• BA / BS in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or similar field; CFA a plus
• 5+ years of direct experience with fixed income as an asset class inclusive of cash bonds, derivatives, volatility and ETFs
• Credit Trading and/or Portfolio Management a plus
• Able to multi-task and work effectively at various levels of an organization
• Experience working on or leading strategic project teams
• Writing and editorial skills combined with interpersonal and communication skills
• Resourceful, proactive and able to prioritize and navigate in a fast-paced team oriented environment
• Skillful in Microsoft Office and Bloomberg. Python and SQL skill preferred
• Series 7 and 63 required

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $142 500 – $190 000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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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