FIG Product Strategist NY
BlackRock - New York, NY

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Description

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BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

The Multi-Sector Fixed Income Team offers an array of products designed to meet specific bank and insurance client risk and return profiles through its Financial Institutions Group. Incorporating the expertise of BlackRock's sector specialists and research analysts, each client portfolio is tailored to reflect specific investment guidelines and objectives with respect to interest rate exposure, sector allocation and credit quality.

Responsibilities:
The Product Strategist is responsible for supporting the development of client communications and materials for BlackRock’s Financial Institutions strategies as well as ensuring that daily client servicing needs are addressed.

This individual will also be instrumental in the design of fixed income solutions for clients, providing thought leadership for the business, product commercialization, and business ownership by helping to defend revenues and support growth in the Multi-sector Group.

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Work alongside Portfolio Managers to represent the Financial Institutions business and its customized solutions.

Support PMs in model portfolio restructurings / rebalancings and benchmark customization and updates.

Support Sales & Marketing activities including pitch book generation, RFPs, market commentaries, and thought leadership pieces

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Support existing client service – create market slides, participate in client review calls and meetings

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Build strong relationships with BlackRock’s relationship managers to efficiently provide first class service to BlackRock’s fixed income clients and prospects

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Help grow the Financial Institutions business via creation of product collateral, and sales team education and training.

Skills:
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BA/BS, with strong quantitative skills

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Strong fixed income background; insurance industry specific knowledge a plus

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Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate between various groups including Strategy, Portfolio Teams, Sector Specialists, Global Client Group, Legal, and other areas

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Detail-oriented, able to multi-task effectively and work independently

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Strong communications and writing skills

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Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), Bloomberg, Barclays POINT

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5+ years of fixed income experience preferred

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Technological proficiency; programming knowledge and / or modeling proficiency a plus

BlackRock is proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

Job Function

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Investment Management (Trading, Research, Portfolio Management)

Primary Location

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Americas-United States-New York

Organization

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Inv-Alpha-Fixed Income

Job Posting

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Feb 21, 2013, 11:14:07 AM

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