Corporate Development Lead

Pinterest San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

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.

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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