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Director, Corporate & Financial Communications

BlackRock

BlackRock

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Marketing & Communications, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023
Description

About this role

We are looking for a dynamic, skilled professional to lead corporate and financial communications. In this role, the ideal candidate will have significant experience engaging with C-level executives, managing financial communications, and navigating high-stakes media relations and complex reputational issues.

Key Responsibilities

The Director, Corporate & Financial Communications will be based in New York and the primary senior communications professional responsible...

Description

About this role

We are looking for a dynamic, skilled professional to lead corporate and financial communications. In this role, the ideal candidate will have significant experience engaging with C-level executives, managing financial communications, and navigating high-stakes media relations and complex reputational issues.

Key Responsibilities

The Director, Corporate & Financial Communications will be based in New York and the primary senior communications professional responsible for:

  • Managing multi-faceted corporate reputation issues for the largest asset management firm in the world.
  • Driving the strategy and execution of media relations for our CEO and CFO, including financial communications (e.g., Chairman’s letter), quarterly earnings, corporate announcements and transactions as well as litigation and corporate responsibility issues.
  • Developing strong relationships with journalists and other critical stakeholders.

Candidate Qualifications

  • 15+ years of corporate communications experience in a public company, including experience working closely with CEOs, CFOs, General Counsels, and other C-suite business leaders.
  • Significant experience working on complex reputational issues and high-profile media relations with top tier publications.
  • Proven ability to manage a team and develop talent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to develop relationships and navigate a growing global organization.

About BlackRock Corporate Communications

An important part of BlackRock’s Corporate Affairs function, the global Corporate Communications team leads internal and external communications efforts that advance our purpose of helping more and more people experience financial well-being. The team develops compelling communications programs that enhance our culture, drive growth, strengthen our reputation, and build our brand.

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $199,500 – $240,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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 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 arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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