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Equity Private Markets, Product Strategist,Vice President, Japan

BlackRock, Inc. Tokyo, Japan
Posted 17 days ago Permanent Competitive
Equity Private Markets, Product Strategist,Vice President, Japan
About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock Equity Private Markets ("EPM") is the group of investments of private equity and real estate equity ("EPM Investment Strategies") at BlackRock. EPM group has many offices in the world including New York, London, Hong Kong, and Japan, with total AUM of approximately $75 billion across a range of commingled funds and separate accounts. This open role is within product strategists team of EMP group. BlackRock's alternative platform is a fast growing business unit within BlackRock offering institutional and retail clients access to liquid, illiquid solutions, providing investments from a broad and deep suite of products and investment partnership opportunities.

Role Overview:

BlackRock EPM group is seeking a highly motivated individual interested in working in a fast-paced, fluid environment as a member of a closely knit team. The role will include supporting global Investor Relations team of EPM Investment Strategies and coordinating with Client Business Group and Alternative Specialist Team in Japan in client-facing activities with a focus on servicing Japan based clients. The candidate will be responsible for the entire fundraising cycle including developing marketing and proposal materials, and eventually servicing a broad array of clients from large institutions to high net worth individuals in Japan. The role requires developing a broad understanding of EPM Investment Strategies while also paying attention to detail in day-to-day action items and deliverables.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in general client service activities including:

- Answering LP inquiries

- Editing and reviewing RFPs

- Assisting in annual LP event planning

- Preparing and, over time, conducting client portfolio reviews

- Implement quarterly performance updates across marketing materi als, including: Client / product Japanese presentations, Fact sheets,Team-related materials, and Performance data analysis and benchmarking
  • Review quarterly data packs for accuracy and formatting
  • Support market research and provide updates in presentations and quarterly investment reports
  • Support fundraising activities
  • Work with partners to manage client relationships in Japan
  • Help organize road shows across client channels
  • Help prepare customized presentations
  • Work closely with client distribution channel and global investment team to ensure client meeting follow-ups are tracked and completed
  • Lead and / or assist with special projects involving Japan EPM business
  • Close collaboration with global partners and able to work across multiple stakeholders

Requirements:
  • At least 7 - 10 years of related experience within the Financial Services industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Japanese and English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate ability to communicate at all levels, internally and externally such as client business team, clients, and consultants.
  • Experience in institutional investment including a client focused approach to investment solutions and client servicing.
  • Ability to cover multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit and is willing to assume additional responsibilities
  • Full proficiency in PowerPoint, strong Excel skills
  • The ideal candidate has a strong interest in the private equity market as well as an understanding of the private placement and fundraising process with institutions and individual investors.
  • The candidate has to be detail oriented, mature and professional. He / she should be deadline driven, accurate and able to handle confidential information with the utmost respect.
  • An ability to appropriately prioritize is crucial.
  • The ideal candidate should be self-directed and feel comfortable asking questions and taking the initiative to get projects completed accurately and on time.
  • MBA, CFA or CAIA preferred.

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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.
Job ID  R243985
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