BlackRock Sales Support Analyst in Budapest, Hungary

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services too 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.



At BlackRock we are building something great in Budapest, our new global technology and Innovation hub, where we want to shape a culture in which challenge, development and innovation happen every day. Our mission as an organsiaiton is create a better financial future for our clients and BlackRock Budapest will enable this, through a relentless drive to make ourselves and our communities better. We are a diverse bunch of people who like to analyse, reinvent, and enhance how we work, and all in the pursuit of a better experience for our colleagues and clients. We offer The excitement to be a founder in a start-up with the security of a global, leading organization, where you will find innovation and inclusion are our competitive advantages. There are limitless problems to solve and opportunities for learning and development, alongside a team of clever and caring colleagues. Our culture is one of respect, challenge and stretch and we expect and value feedback. We believe that people reach their best potential when the different facets of their home, work and community are all cared about. We will have a fun, fast paced work environment located in cutting edge facilities, with competitive and innovative benefits, and the ability to define your role, pursue your aspirations and shape your future within Hungary and beyond.

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments (EII) business, built from the union of Beta Strategies and iShares.

EII is the leading index investment engine in the world. We help investors build better portfolios with the industry’s leading suite of index investment tools. We enable them to replace individual securities, to take short-term market views, to invest cash rapidly, to execute more efficiently than swaps, futures or individual bonds, to take long-term core positions and to construct efficient portfolios. We are the best in the world at building and managing efficient index tools for our clients. We serve every kind of investor: pensions, insurers, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, asset managers, wealth advisors and individual investors.

Job Purpose/Background:

The team is responsible for the sale of BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments (EII) products to the UK Wealth and Retail market. This market is divided into three core segments:

• Institutional Wealth – Private Banks, Family Offices, Boutique Asset Managers

• Retail Wealth – Private Client Investment Managers, Nationals, Networks, Regional Wealth Managers

• Digital Wealth – Stockbrokers, Digital Disruptors, Retail Banks, Investment Platforms, Nontraditional Players.

The position is to provide support to the iShares UK Wealth sales team on key client relationships by managing client reporting, passing on leads and coordinating client follow up for relationship managers. Furthermore, the role will be responsible for managing inbound queries via email and phone from European investors.

Key Responsibilities:

► Part of a team responsible for managing the European iShares email box and phone line responding to individual and institutional queries covering our passive product offering.

► Passing on queries and leads from intermediary and institutional clients to the relevant relationship manager/sales person.

► Liaising with iShares specialist teams to answer client queries, perform analysis and provide additional information.

► Assisting relationship managers by coordinating post meeting follow ups e.g. working with business partners to provide additional information on funds, running analysis & logging meeting notes.

► Creating content and presentations for relationship managers to use in client meetings and obtaining compliance and business approval.

► Providing ongoing analysis and reporting to key clients.

► Coordinating responses to standard request for information proposals for clients.

► Organising client events e.g. creating invitations, recording RSVPs, call clients to check their attendance, ensuring presentation materials are ready, writing up the event and following up with the clients.

► Client reporting management via our internal CRM system, adding new prospective clients and ensuring client details are up to date.

► Responsible to ensure that all regulatory and legal requirements and standards are met

Development Value:

The role would allow the candidate to build their industry and technical knowledge through participation in all technical training sessions and exposure to real client situations.


► Either knowledge of ETFs or knowledge of investment management industry preferred

► Knowledge and passions for financial markets essential

► 0-3 years of experience in a related field


► Advanced PowerPoint and Excel essential

► Educated to degree level or equivalent

► IMC or equivalent desirable. The successful candidate will be required to pass IMC if no current qualification.


► Organised, self-motivated, flexible team-player

► Strong verbal and written English essential

► Quick leaner and ability to follow policies and procedures

Job Function: Project Management/Business Analysis

Organization: EMEA ETF COO, Strategy, Mgmt

Title: Sales Support Analyst

Primary Location: EMEA-Hungary-Budapest

Requisition ID: 172414

Job Posting: Sep 1, 2017, 9:27:00 AM

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