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BlackRock Sustainable Investing, ESG Integration, Associate/VP

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BlackRock is seeking a high-energy, self-motivated, organized Associate or VP who is passionate about sustainability to join the BlackRock Sustainable Investing team’s ESG Integration pillar.

Your Role And Responsibilities

The role will include:

Working with integration team members to help shape the ESG integration narrative and tailor content into compelling communications for both internal and external audiences

  • Develop ESG integration training materials, thought leadership pieces and support external reporting that highlights our integration statements, case studies, and innovative practices across investment teams
  • Partner with product strategy and distribution teams to drive consistency and quality in marketing collateral, RFPs, and other client material
  • Coordinate and shepherd external communications through internal approvals, compliance review and website or print publication processes

Maintaining strong working knowledge of the latest sustainability and ESG integration thinking:

  • Conduct research on sustainability topics and work with BSI Research to further develop BSI ESG Integration IP
  • Monitor developments from external organizations, third party reporting frameworks, voluntary commitments, and certification bodies to understand evolving market standards and client preferences across regions
  • Identify market trends and conduct competitive reviews to support ESG integration strategy
  • Support partnership with external organizations including PRI

Project managing workflows with partners across the firm (portfolio management, research, client management, corporate sustainability) to enhance ESG integration

  • Initiate, plan and execute successful implementation of cross-functional integration projects by clearly identifying scope, roles, responsibilities and managing project schedules, action items and task completion
  • Coordinate across internal teams to share knowledge and ideas through Microsoft Teams, email, learning sessions, etc. and help innovate new channels for effective communication

You Have

We are looking for a great complement to our team to accelerate the growth of BlackRock’s active sustainable platform.

  • 4+ years of relevant sustainability/ESG integration experience, preferably with emphasis in financial services or investment management
  • Understands the fundamentals of investment management and/or sustainability
  • Exceptional written communication skills: white papers, senior level memos and/or executive level presentations
  • Strong project management skills and ability to navigate multiple workstreams across several stakeholder groups simultaneously
  • Superior interpersonal skills; able to communicate, influence and partner at all seniority levels and across functional areas
  • Strong analytical, creative, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • A teammate with ambition to help BlackRock be the leader in Sustainable Investing
  • Strong proficiency and proven experience working in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • BA/BS from an accredited university
  • Masters in sustainability management or ESG focus preferred

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COMPANY

BlackRock

POSITION

BlackRock Sustainable Investing, ESG Integration, Associate/VP

DATE POSTED

Thursday 16th September 2021

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