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Financial Institutions Group Summer Associate

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Financial Institutions Group Summer Associate

New York, NY +1 location
  • Responsibilities

    What does our business do?

    The Financial Institutions Group (FIG) is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with BlackRock’s global financial institutions clients which include insurance companies, banks, and other financial firms.

    Our business is known for:

    • Being a trusted business partner. Providing relevant and timely analysis and reports that inform business decisions and drive performance
    • Producing high quality financial reporting and maintaining meticulous risk oversight and controls
    • Driving efficiencies by delivering strategic insight and driving enhanced accountability

    Our team is known for:

    We pride ourselves on creating and delivering bespoke investment solutions, advisory, and analysis to our sophisticated client base. The group is the industry's largest third-party manager of insurance company assets, and our insurance practice is a strategic focus of the firm.

    We partner with:

    Internally: Portfolio Management across all asset classes, Product Strategy, Marketing, Business Operations (including Legal and Compliance)

    Externally: Insurance companies, their owners and their consultants

    What will you do as a Summer Associate?

    • Work as part of a team of client-facing relationship management professionals with a deep understanding of industry trends, client needs, and BlackRock’s capabilities across investment management, risk, and advisory
    • Be the key point of contact for external clients and work across various internal partner teams with the goal of delivering the firm to this important institutional client segment
    • Coordinate day-to-day delivery of BlackRock’s asset management and associated services
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with senior client counterparts
    • Support new businesses and product development
  • Qualifications

    What capabilities are we looking for?

    • Ability to manage a consultative sales process
    • Strong relationship management and project management skills, including a passion for delivering top-notch client service
    • Interest in financial markets and an ability to stay abreast of developments that may impact our clients and prospects
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adapt to changing requirements for projects
    • Technical curiosity

    Application Information

    Within your application, you will have the option to apply for up to two business divisions within the Summer Associate Program. To apply for Financial Institutions Group, please select Sales & Relationship Management – Financial Institutions Group. Positions available in New York and San Francisco.

    We look forward to reviewing your application!


    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.

    For CA Residents:

    We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

    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.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Locations
    San Francisco, CA • New York, NY
  • Fun Fact
    We offer a fun, entrepreneurial culture you wouldn’t typically find at a financial services company. You can even wear jeans to work!
  • About Us

    BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. 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 December 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $7.43 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.