Aladdin Business Development: RFP, Associate

Mumbai, India
20 Jun 2022
20 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock Inc. is a preeminent global firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and individual investors around the world. BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment platform used to support BlackRock's asset management business. By combining sophisticated risk analytics and investment systems with capital markets and business process expertise, BlackRock Solutions helps clients address a variety of risk management and investment process challenges. BlackRock Solutions' Aladdin® platform is an operating system for investment managers that combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading and operational scale.

The Aladdin Business Development group is responsible for developing new client relationships for the Aladdin Business. This includes understanding the requirements of prospective client organizations and leading consultative sales processes that demonstrate and highlight the value of Aladdin to the specific prospect organizations.

The RFP and Content Team within the Aladdin Business Development Group is responsible for producing all Aladdin Business RFP/RFI/due diligence questionnaires and sales/marketing materials and publications. The Aladdin Business is recognized in the industry for its professional and high-quality proposals. RFP and Content professionals must have a solid understanding of Aladdin functionality and workflows and ability to think creatively to match up prospect requirements with Aladdin capabilities, and produce timely presentations and publications to demonstrate how our services meet both client and industry requirements.

Purpose and Scope:

The RFP and Content Team within the Aladdin Business Development Group is seeking an Associate with RFP writing, corporate communications, and/or consultant relations experience to join our team. The candidate will play a key role in implementing scalable proposal (RFP/RFI/DDQ) processes, coordinating and writing proposals, producing sales/marketing materials and mentoring team members.

Role Description:
  • Proposing and implementing improvements to the RFP process to increase efficiency, quality and success of RFPs
  • Managing the end-to-end RFP/ RFI process from evaluating an opportunity to submitting the final response
  • Writing and reviewing high-quality, customized RFP responses about our firm, support model and Aladdin functionality
  • Liaising with subject matter experts throughout the business to articulate Aladdin's capabilities and value proposition in written communications
  • Writing tailored marketing communications for the Aladdin Business
  • Collaborative writing and editing of Aladdin Business publications
  • Oversight of central RFP database
  • Mentoring and training junior team members

The successful candidate would:
  • Develop knowledge across the full range of BlackRock product and systems
  • Help shape firm and product narratives
  • Collaborate with all teams across the firm and interact with professionals at all levels
  • Advance project management, written and verbal communication, and client service skills
  • Cultivate management skills

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in the financial industry, preferably including new business proposal (RFP) writing for an investment or risk management technology company, editing, collaborative writing, or project management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in developing management skills
  • Outstanding academic achievement, CFA a plus
  • Familiarity with capital markets instruments (equities, fixed income, derivatives)
  • Organized, diligent and high energy individual, committed to excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team and excel in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects

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.

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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