Associate, iShares Communications Review Associate, iShares Communications Review …

in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 20
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 20
Associate, iShares Communications Review

About this role

Business Overview:

The iShares Communications Review team is part of BlackRock's iShares ETF business, and is responsible for the review, approval, FINRA filing and record-keeping of ETF marketing and communication with the public. The team works in close partnership with sales, marketing and compliance groups to help ensure regulatory compliance of marketing and sales collateral, web content, and social media.

Role Description:

The iShares Regulatory Marketing Review Associate will be responsible for the review and approval of ETF communications with the public. In this role you partner closely with the firm's compliance, sales, marketing and product teams to maintain a robust communications review program for the U.S. and Canadian iShares businesses. The primary focus will be regulatory review and principal approval of ETF marketing and communications, and FINRA filing as applicable. This position is part of the iShares CAO group, is team oriented, and entails creating robust relationships throughout iShares and BlackRock. This is an excellent opportunity to gain both depth and breadth of knowledge of the iShares franchise including products and strategies.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Review ETF communications with the public including advertising, marketing, web, social media, white papers and sales presentations
  • Develop and apply a robust knowledge of FINRA advertising rules, '40 Act and '33 Act communications standards
  • Manage regulatory filings of iShares marketing materials, ensure regulatory comments are implemented and escalated as necessary
  • Handle and lead special projects as required
  • Conduct iShares communications training


  • BS/BA degree

  • Series 7 required

  • Series 63 and 24 preferred (required within 3 months)
  • Compliance or advertising review experience preferred
  • ​ Excellent organizational, negotiating and interpersonal skills; should be solutions driven, confident, and a highly motivated team player with impeccable integrity
  • Strong analytical, writing and reading skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Ability to act decisively and independently in situations requiring quick analysis and decision making

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

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, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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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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