EMEA Investment Marketing - Associate

London, United Kingdom
22 May 2022
27 May 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About this role

This role is responsible for marketing BlackRock's active fund business to support its growth in EMEA through content. This will require close collaboration with all active investment teams within BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group, as well as colleagues within the Sales and the Marketing organizations. A core mandate will be to work across multiple teams and asset classes to orchestrate progressive content creation and ensure consistent messaging of the active franchise is delivered to clients in the region. This will require executing and evolving a content strategy to market the investment and product capabilities of the team, which will include the curation and creation of thought leadership to engage a professional investor audience.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure a consistent narrative for the active business is delivered to clients through all content and distribution channels
  • Form a close partnership with active investment teams to create and execute a strategy to market BlackRock's active business and capabilities to its clients
  • Work with active investment teams on the curation and creation of investment content needed for this strategy and support it's distribution through owned channels
  • Maintain deep knowledge of the key investment views, themes, and commercial opportunities that are a priority of the active business
  • Own and curate an EMEA wide content calendar for active investment teams to ensure alignment with key strategic themes, and embed BlackRock as a thought leader and source of rich investment insights

Skills and experience required:
  • Experience in working in an investment content or product role within financial services, or as a financial journalist
  • Expert in the art of creating engaging, but substantive, short form copy, and understanding of the power of storytelling
  • Confidence to challenge how things are done to ensure continuous innovation and optimization of the team's strategy
  • Ability to maintain focus on the daily execution of tasks, in this case investment content creation
  • Excellent project management skills, including an ability to exert influence and move projects forward in a complex environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Desire to excel in a fast-paced environment where deliverables may change as the strategy evolves
  • Genuine interest and understanding of financial markets and the financial services industry.

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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