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Vice President, Defined Contribution Consultant

BlackRock BlackRock

BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other.

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About this role

BlackRock is a recognized leader within the defined contribution (DC) market, managing over $1 trillion in DC assets. To maintain the firm’s leadership position and to meet growth objectives in this market, BlackRock is seeking a defined contribution consultant to grow and retain DC assets under management in the Pacific Northwest Region of the U.S.

The individual will be responsible for marketing through intermediaries, such as advisors, consultants, recordkeepers, and other strategic partners. This will involve maintaining well-established relationships in addition to developing new prospects. The individual will market a full range of investment options including multi-asset, equity, fixed income, target date, and index funds.

The ideal candidate will have deep investment fluency and extensive sales expertise. Knowledge of the DC market, investments, plan design, regulatory matters, distribution, and recordkeeping is a plus, though emphasis will be placed on relationship management and industry experience, whether direct to institutions or through advisors and consultants.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, forge and maintain successful relationships with advisors, consultants and strategic partners in the Pacific Northwest Territory
  • Actively implement distribution strategies to grow DC assets under management, with an emphasis on core active and target date strategies
    • Demonstrate mastery of BlackRock products and resources
    • Be consultative business partners with advisor/consultant practices to help them navigate markets, DC trends, and a changing regulatory environment
    • Collaborative approach to partner with various internal colleagues to deliver all of BlackRock’s resources and solutions to the client
  • Field, respond to, and accommodate day-to-day client requests regarding support, marketing, and distribution strategies, leading to addition and retention of BlackRock DC assets
  • Track activities and maintain contact information in CRM
  • This role will be based in San Francisco or Seattle and may include substantial client travel

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (MBA, CIMA, CFP, CFA a plus)
  • Series 7 and 63/65 or 66 is required
  • Minimum 5+ years in a relevant industry sales or relationship management role
  • Consistent track record of growing revenue
  • Strong understanding of the defined contribution trends, regulation, and ecosystem
  • Knowledge of capital markets and how it related to equity, fixed income, and multi-asset portfolios
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical ability, maturity and judgment
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with a proactive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Organized with strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Effective team player; able to work with people of all levels
  • High level of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics
  • Motivated by sales and revenue retention

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.

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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