Vice President, Megatrend ETF Product Strategist
Description About this role
BlackRock is the #1 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) provider with $3 trillion in assets under management in its iShares line of ETFs and #1 market share. We serve investors of all sizes, including advisors, personal investors, wealth managers, banks, asset managers, pensions, and insurers.
Job Purpose / Background:
The US iShares Product team is seeking a mission-oriented VP excited about winning hearts and minds in ETFs across active and index investing. The ideal candidate will display strategic vision, domain expertise in thematic investing and equity analysis as well as written and client-facing skills. She/he will work on the Strategic Product Segment team across partner functions on driving the full Megatrend product lifecycle from initial development to range management and ongoing commercialization. The focus of the role is to lead product, marketing and sales initiatives across internal and external engagements.
Megatrends is a top strategic priority for iShares. It is the fastest-growing category of ETFs and focuses on long-term, transformational trends from Robotics to Self-Driving Vehicles, Genomics and Clean Energy. Learn more at ishares.com/Megatrends.
Build out iShares' Megatrend ETF business as the industry-leader in the space.
Engage Wealth platforms, FAs, end investors, institutional, LatAm and APAC clients.
Develop next-gen product offerings with our Product Innovation team.
Partner globally with Active EQ and Product Marketing to generate world-class investment insights and campaign content.
Knowledge / Experience:
8+ years' experience in the financial services sector
Background in equity (ideally thematic) investing and research
Strategic thinker able to lead initiatives across functions (Product, Marketing, Sales)
Excellent communicator, experienced in presenting to senior leaders and clients
Strong equity analysis, writing and editorial skills
Relationship builder with experience operating in a highly matrixed environment
Must have or obtain Series 7 & 63 licenses within 3 months of employment 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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