About this role
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
The iShares business was launched in Canada in 1999 and has since become the world’s leading ETF provider with over 700 funds globally and over 100 in Canada, representing approximately 40% of the Canada ETF industry market share. iShares runs funds holding securities in various asset classes ranging from Canada domestic equity to fixed income, to emerging and frontier markets.
BlackRock Canada recently formed a strategic alliance with RBC Global Asset Management that is focused on growing the adoption of RBC iShares (the combination of RBC ETFs and iShares ETFs) in Canada, across investment advisors, institutional investors, and individuals.
The ETF families offered in Canada by BlackRock Canada and RBC GAM Inc. are being brought together under one new brand – RBC iShares. Combined, RBC iShares represents Canada’s largest and most comprehensive ETF offering, including index, factor, quantitative and active strategies.
We are hiring a vice president, ETF Leader, to collaborate and partner with the RBC advisor channel wholesaling team to service and grow the adoption of RBC iShares ETFs, with a focus on investment advisors.
The scope of the role will include three core elements:
Be the subject matter expert on the RBC and iShares ETF suite;
Build strong relationships with the designated RBC regional wholesaling team to develop their ETF expertise and enable our efforts to accelerate the growth of RBCiShares;
In partnership with the designated RBC regional wholesaling team, the ETF Leader will build and maintain relationships with advisors and prospects. The ETF Leader will be a significant contributor in the development and execution of the ETF strategy to accelerate growth of RBC iShares ETFs (measured by net flows and market share), in each specific region.
Job competencies Cultural competencies
Communication Service Mentality
Strong Relationship Skills Teamwork
Organization and Planning Commitment
Analytical Skills Intelligence
Flexibility Support for Workplace Inclusion & Diversity
Skills and Qualifications:
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.52 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Blog: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
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