Associate, Marketing Operations Manager, EMEA Commercial Marketing Associate, Marketing Operations Manager, EMEA  …

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Associate, Marketing Operations Manager, EMEA Commercial Marketing

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Associate, Marketing Operations Manager , EMEA Commercial Marketing

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional and regional teams? Are you passionate about strategy and operations, driving business efficiencies, marketing, and creating an inclusive culture? If so, keep reading!

We are seeking an Associate Marketing Operations Manager who loves business management and has a passion for marketing. The role sits within the EMEA Commercial Marketing team, and reports into the head of the function. This is a multi-faceted, high-visibility role with frequent exposure to both the regional and global marketing leadership team. As such it requires a dynamic and motivated self-starter who loves working with different groups of people to deliver high impact initiatives.

In this role you will be a culture carrier for the team who owns and drives workstreams that enable our marketing priorities - spanning strategic initiatives and day-to day operations. You will have an entrepreneurial mindset, a passion for delivering for clients, and a deeply collaborative style of working.

Primary responsibilities:

Business planning: Scope, plan, and execute special projects, including organisational strategy, business management, budgeting, operations, technology and talent.

Strategic planning: Lead and facilitate the annual EMEA Commercial Marketing planning process and organise team planning and strategy meetings. Evaluate plans quarterly to ensure the team remains on track to complete strategic deliverables and activation plans.

Marketing operations & workflow management: Define workflows and processes for cross team ways of working and establish rules of engagement between global, regional, and local teams. Optimise operating systems to strengthen processes and implement new platforms/technologies to drive greater efficiencies at scale.

Executive Support: Co-ordinate the development of C-level presentations, and craft talking points and briefing memos for senior internal and client engagements. Manage leadership and team meetings; craft agendas, and ensure actions are delivered. Help deliver exceptional client experiences through events when required.

Culture & talent management: Define strategic resourcing requirements in partnership with the head of the function and the regional Marketing COO, and manage the day-to-day talent management process in partnership with HR, e.g. sourcing, hiring and onboarding talent, including management of the team graduate programme. Lead key talent and culture initiatives to actively support and foster a diverse and inclusive workplace aligned with BlackRock's principles, and be a champion for the firm's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity strategy. Lead initiatives that target development areas from the employee opinion survey. Be a culture carrier within the team and be responsible for running team building events and charity days.

Knowledge & Experience:

Experience: A t least 4 years work experience in a directly relevant field e.g. asset management, management consultancy, marketing.

Strategic projects : Proven track record of leading strategic initiatives that are aligned to functional priorities and have commercial impact.

Executive communication: Strong experience producing management-level quality presentations, business memos and exhibits utilizing data. Strong proficiency and demonstrated experience working in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Process management: Efficiently manage project processes, navigate trade-offs and effectively manage own and other's time. Ideally w orked in a company that has experienced rapid growth and knows how to scale operational processes.

Project management: Excellent "end to end" project management skills with ability to drive projects from strategy to execution.


Leadership: Ability to motivate and influence others by displaying strong leadership skills.

Collaborative: Highly collaborative individual who can demonstrate excellence in building relationships and influencing without authority, across a complex, highly matrixed environment.

Strategic thinker: Understands the business and marketing strategy and is able to operationalize strategic initiatives to drive impact for the team.

Analytical: Solid analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to synthesize a vast and diverse amount of information in order to develop insights from data to build compelling cases.

Problem solver: Critical thinker with superior problem-solving abilities who is able to organize people under pressure and pull in key decisionmakers to prioritize issues and respond to clients and senior management.

Results orientated: Performance driven with extensive attention to detail.

Communication: Exceptional communication skills (written, oral, PowerPoint creation and delivery) and personal presence, including the ability to distil and present complex concepts to multiple audiences.

Entrepreneurial: Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proven ability to manage and succeed in driving multiple projects forward simultaneously.

Culture carrier: A self-starter with high energy, motivation, dedication to excellence and a positive approach to business challenges. Passionate about creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment.

Interpersonal skills: Ability to engage diverse set of stakeholders, build long-term relationships, and create a collaborative and approachable environment, especially when working across departments or with time sensitivities.

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.

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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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