Corporate Development Lead

San Francisco

Pinterest brings millions of people the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We’re looking for a senior leader who can develop and strategize direction for corporate development functions, serve as a key business partner to the executive team, work cross-functionally with leaders, and act as a trusted advisor for all things M&A, integration, and strategic growth. If this sounds like fun, we’d love to hear from you! 

What You'll Do :
  • Formulate and communicate the principles and strategy for corporate development based on our existing product strategy and create a roadmap for Pinterest’s growth initiatives
  • Be responsible for helping shape Pinterest’s strategy by identifying industry trends, maintaining relationships with relevant external partners, entrepreneurs and investors, as well as, sourcing, negotiating, integrating and executing strategic acquisitions/ investments
  • Help build and lead the team to strategically execute against the long-term vision of the company
  • Provide strategic vision to the executive team with regard to acquisitions
  • Support Pinterest’s growth strategy through identification, assessment and execution of potential mergers, acquisitions, investments, and joint ventures as well as divestitures by the company
What We're Looking For :
  • 10+ years of transaction experience in Corporate Development or M&A involving high-growth, consumer technology companies
  • MBA / JD or relevant graduate degree is preferred 
  • Significant experience in leading cross-functional teams to execute all aspects of transactions including direct experience in M&A negotiation, execution, and integration at a fast-growing, mission-driven company
  • Proven success partnering with leaders cross-functionally
  • Deep understanding of consumer business issues, ideally in a consumer internet, technology, advertising, and product-driven field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities; ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior managers and external business partners
  • Excellent judgement, deep personal ethics, integrity, and connection to Pinterest’s company values

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