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ASO/VP, Alternative Investment Specialist

BlackRock
United States, Princeton
Posted about 24 hours ago Permanent Competitive
ASO/VP, Alternative Investment Specialist
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About this role

Associate / Vice President, Alternative Investment Specialist

Job Description

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2021, the firm managed approximately $9.4 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com

Twitter: @blackrock
Blog: www.blackrockblog.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

Business Description

BlackRock's US Wealth Advisory business manages the firm's relationships with US retail investors and financial advisors. Representing a full suite of strategies from iShares ETFs and mutual funds to Alternatives, SMAs and sub-advisory relationships, USWA's mandate is to deliver One BlackRock to financial advisors and their clients.

Role Description

Alternative Investment Specialists in US Wealth Advisory are responsible for developing client relationships, educating financial advisors on the benefits of investing in the Alternatives space, and positioning BlackRock's suite of AI products with advisors across the Wirehouse, Independent Broker Dealer, and RIA segments. Specialists will be responsible for discrete client coverage and autonomous territory management while also assisting the field-based BlackRock sales team with more complex Alternative Investment cases and operational questions. They will be focused on delivering deep expertise and growing the BlackRock Alternative Investment franchise, reporting into a Specialist Manager within BlackRock's Wealth Distribution Partners group.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate mastery of BlackRock Alternative Investment products and resources
• Deliver fiduciary and investment insights through portfolio construction conversations
• Embrace data-driven segmentation and the BlackRock sales process to drive deeper relationships with Wirehouse, Independent and RIA clients
• Profile to learn more about our clients and deploy the appropriate resources
• Employ a collaborative approach to partner with various internal colleagues to deliver all of BlackRock's resources and solutions to the client - strong prioritization and resource allocation skills are key
• Embrace technology to deliver an exceptional client experience
Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree required
• CIMA / CAIA Certification (or progress toward completion)
• Strong financial services background with knowledge of investment trends and advisor practices
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Strong territory management and sales skills, including profiling and resource deployment
• NASD Series 7 and 66 (or 63 & 65) required
• Clean U-4
• Occasional travel required
• Position will reside in a BlackRock office with a Wealth Distribution Partners presence (Princeton, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco)

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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses. 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.

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.
Job ID  R222264
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