Corporate Development Lead

San Francisco

The Corporate Development team at Pinterest identifies, evaluates, and executes acquisitions and other long-term strategic initiatives which impact the long-term trajectory of the company, with the goal to provide our Pinners with a world class experiences to help them discover and do what they love. We are seeking a Lead to support Pinterest’s corporate development efforts.

 

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What you'll do :
  • Work with Product & Engineering teams to identify potential gaps/accelerants in our roadmaps and perform build/partner/buy analysis
  • Landscape industries and source & assess potential acquisition targets; build connections with investors and startups
  • Build deal thesis with cross-functional partners including Product & Engineering
  • Develop financial models including valuation models
  • Support Corporate Development process incl. negotiations, due diligence, integration
  • Synthesize and present recommendations to cross-functional stakeholders and Senior Management
  • Drive proactive assessments of trends/tech which impact the long-term trajectory of the company
     
What we're looking for :
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Corporate Development, Product Management or Strategy at large Consumer Tech companies
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting or Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Demonstrated success of working cross-functionally and influencing others to drive long-term strategic initiatives and acquisitions
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and executive presence
  • Education: MBA or JD preferred
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn basic SQL or database syntax
      

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