Legal & Compliance - Regulatory Marketing Compliance, SVP

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Job Description:The Senior Vice President will be a member of the compliance team focusing on regulatory compliance issues with respect to marketing and other investor/third-party materials and communications.

This is a leadership role that requires team building in a global environment and interfacing with senior management on challenging regulatory issues.

The SVP will supervise a US-based team responsible for reviewing investor and third-party communications and advising on legal and compliance matters that arise in connection with investor suitability, domestic and global marketing registration, and analysis and resolution of regulatory questions.

In addition to supervising staff in their reviews, the SVP also will be involved in development of new products and supporting cross-border distribution and marketing of one or more products.

In this role, the SVP will build strong relationships with teams in Institutional Client Solutions (ICS) and Private Wealth Solutions (PWS) to facilitate distribution of Blackstone's various institutional and retail-oriented products.

The employee will also collaborate with other members of the Legal and Compliance (“L&C”) team, including the Chief Compliance Officers of the business units and marketing review teams in the APAC and EMEA regions.

The SVP will report to the Global Head of LP Communications.The SVP will:Lead a team responsible for reviewing marketing materials, due diligence responses, investor communications, and other fundraising and reporting-related materials (e.g., quarterly letters, recordings, memoranda, etc.) across various investment strategies from a legal, regulatory, and compliance perspective;

Help build compliance team operating within global business;

Manage the demanding workflow of fund investor communications needing compliance review to ensure timely and thorough advice is delivered to ICS and PWS while helping to assess and manage regulatory and business risks;

Supervise and train staff to conduct marketing compliance reviews;

Manage the L&C relationship with senior leadership in several lines of business and related products;

Serve as a point of escalation for resolution of compliance- and process-related questions arising from the review and approval of marketing materials and fund investor communications;

Attend client meetings to discuss Blackstone products and address client questions;

Serve as primary counsel to the business advising on existing investors' legal and compliance-related requests;

Develop internal policies and procedures and current regulatory guidance with respect to marketing and other related compliance matters, and assist maintaining broader L&C policies and procedures;

Develop educational materials and trainings for business professionals with respect to marketing and fundraising regulations and protocols;

Assess current and prospective regulatory risk through industry interaction and research; and

Assist with other day-to-day L&C matters as needed.

In addition, the employee will have the opportunity to work with legal and compliance teams dedicated to Blackstone's various other business units and geographic regions and will assist in developing cross-functional compliance policies and procedures supporting regulatory compliance in various geographic regions.Qualifications:Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. More specifically, the successful candidate should have:10+ years of prior experience at a law firm and/or investment management firm;

Prior experience in a compliance role and/or J.D. required;

Understanding of the Investment Advisers Act and FINRA regulations strongly preferred;

Knowledge of alternative investments, including hedge funds and drawdown funds, a plus;

Strong attention to detail and analytical skills;

Strong project management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands;

Ability to transform complex compliance, legal, and business problems into commercially actionable work plans;

Highly effective oral and written skills and ability to communicate confidently, effectively, and diplomatically;

Ability to work independently while remaining a strong team player who works collaboratively and builds strong working relationships;

Proactive management skills and the ability to manage projects independently and to conclusion; and

Substantial initiative, creativity and drive and the ability to implement a measured approach under competing demands and with confidence.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position.

Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$200,000 - $250,000Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis.

Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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