BlackRock Associate, iShares Regulatory Communications Review in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

Business Overview:

The iShares Communications Review team is part of BlackRock’s iShares ETF business, and is responsible for the review, approval, FINRA filing and record-keeping of ETF marketing and communication with the public. The team works in close partnership with sales, marketing and compliance groups to help ensure regulatory compliance of marketing and sales collateral, web content, and social media.

Role Description:

The iShares Regulatory Communications Review Associate will be responsible for the review and approval of ETF communications with the public. In this role you partner closely with the firm’s compliance, sales, marketing and product teams to maintain a robust communications review program for the U.S. and Canadian iShares businesses. The primary focus will be regulatory review and principal approval of ETF marketing and communications, and FINRA filing as applicable. This position is part of the iShares COO group, is team oriented, and entails creating robust relationships throughout iShares and BlackRock.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Review ETF communications with the public including advertising, marketing, web, social media, white papers and sales presentations

  • Develop robust knowledge of FINRA advertising rules, ’40 Act and ’33 Act communications standards

  • Manage regulatory filings of iShares marketing materials, ensure regulatory comments are implemented and escalated as necessary

  • Special projects as required

  • Conduct iShares communications training

Skills/Requirements :

  • BS/BA

  • 1+ years of communications review for a broker-dealer, mutual fund, or ETF complex

  • Knowledge of FINRA and SEC advertising rules

  • Series 7 registration required

  • Series 63 and 24 preferred (required within 3 months)

  • Excellent organizational, negotiating and interpersonal skills; should be solutions driven, confident, and a highly motivated team player with impeccable integrity

  • Strong analytical, writing and reading skills with an acute attention to detail

  • Ability to act decisively and independently in situations requiring quick analysis and decision making

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.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.