EMEA Corporate Access - Associate/Vice President

London, United Kingdom
11 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About BlackRock Alternative Investors:

Charged with establishing BlackRock as clients' preeminent partner in alternative investing globally, BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI) is one of the top five largest alternative asset managers in the world today. We are active in all asset classes and connect them in ways other firms can't match, operating on an integrated platform consisting of real estate, infrastructure, credit, private equity and hedge funds. Our scale means we offer expertise and access unique to BlackRock, and you'll collaborate with teams across our firm in unexpected ways. As part of a key growth engine for the firm, you'll be invited to continue building the platform that is shaping the future of Alts investing by creating and evolving innovative investment ideas and tech solutions on a team that continuously outperforms - setting new standards.

Grow your career with the firm that's building tomorrow's alternatives platform, backed by a purpose that drives positive outcomes for our clients, our investments and the communities we serve.

Introduction to BlackRock's Global Capital Markets:

BlackRock's Capital Markets ("BCM") function operates across the entirety of the firm's investment platform to provide our investors the ability to access primary issuance markets, source across the capital structure and unlock greater alpha opportunities for the benefit of our clients. Covering the full spectrum of public and private markets, BCM offers a centralized function for sourcing and syndication, financing, co-investment and corporate solutions activities. BCM operates globally with a presence in New York, London and Hong Kong and covers a range of asset classes from equity, high grade & leveraged credit to EM debt.

The BlackRock Corporate Solutions Team sits within the BCM team. Comprising 12 people globally, the team is co-located with BCM in New York, London and Hong Kong and each region consists of one Solutions Lead and two or three Co-ordinators. The aim of the group is to act as a central point of contact within the firm and the coordinating body for all corporate access events, including bespoke field trips and site visits, roadshows and conference calls. The team also executes all engagements for the Investment Stewardship team (BIS). This role requires liaising between BlackRock investment teams, corporates and the sell-side brokers organising these interactions leveraging BlackRock's scale and brand to facilitate first class engagement opportunities.


The Corporate Solutions co-ordinator will assume the following responsibilities:
  • Build relationships with Corporate Investor Relations teams with a view to maximising corporate access across the C-suite and divisional management for BlackRock investment teams
  • Corporate Solutions sits within the Alternatives platform at BlackRock; working with investors across PrivateEquity and Real Assets and understanding their respective mandates will be an ongoing part of growing the teams' impact at BlackRock
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to arrange all logistics associated with corporate access interactions - NDRs, site visits, conference calls and one-off meetings
  • Work with broker corporate access teams to seamlessly execute NDRs via the CorpAxe platform
  • Develop ongoing knowledge of PM and analyst coverage in allocated sector and/ or region to plan results season roadshow schedule and curate bespoke field trip agendas in line with teams' investment strategy and philosophy. Experience within TMT and Consumer sectors is an advantage
  • Maintain data related to corporate access engagement, usage rates by investment teams, and broker scorecards to facilitate an end to end technology solution with a high level of data integrity
  • Contribute to BlackRock's fiduciary culture of providing the highest quality service to our clients
  • The role is based in London but will require strong co-ordination with the two other regional corporate access teams in New York and Hong Kong.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Financial services experience and ideally, prior experience in Corporate Access, Investor Relations, or Investments
  • High degree of operational efficiency, ability to prioritise and multi-task with close attention to detail
  • Strong written and inter-personal communication skills
  • A self-starter with ability to build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiencies in Microsoft office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Fluent English a prerequisite; fluency in additional European languages is an advantage

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.

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