Associate, External Relationship Management




Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong


Position summary


About this role


Within BlackRock’s client businesses, we pride ourselves on creating, communicating and delivering investment solutions for clients worldwide.  We serve institutional and retail clients in more than 60 countries, including sovereign wealth funds, central banks, public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, foundations, endowments, sub-advisory relationships, high-net-worth individuals, family offices and private banks.

The Global Consultant Relations (GCR) team is part of BlackRock’s Institutional Client Business.  GCR is a sales and relationship management function responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the global, regional and local investment consultants who advise our institutional clients.  Our GCR team includes colleagues based across multiple locations in the US / Canada, across Europe, and in Asia Pacific.

Role Description

GCR is seeking a motivated professional to join our team. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Asia ex-Japan Consultant Relations and be responsible for maintaining a regular dialogue on BlackRock’s investment strategies with consulting firms based across Asia.  This individual will serve as a resource to consultants on markets, product / platform development and client trends, and will respond to incoming requests and opportunities in a timely manner.  The individual will plan, coordinate and participate in meetings with consultant field & research teams, and work with BlackRock’s investment teams to develop and execute marketing plans to consultants for relevant products.  Other responsibilities include working with client account managers to develop relationships with field consultants and drive new business, and overseeing BlackRock’s participation in RFPs and databases.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience such as investment consulting, portfolio management/research or institutional relationship management

  • BA/BS degree in related field; CFA and CAIA a plus

  • Strong capital markets expertise and interest

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Bilingual preferred: (Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean a plus)

  • Sales-oriented approach to daily responsibilities

  • Organized and detail-oriented with strong project and time management skills

  • Proactive team player; ability to prioritize and work with professionals at all levels

  • High level of self-motivation, with strong integrity & ethics

  • Demonstrated analytical ability

  • Relevant regulatory licenses (https://i.e. SFC) are required, as this is a client facing role

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.

  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program

  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities