Corporate Development Associate

Jun 18, 2022
San Francisco, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

About this Role

At Fandom, a Corporate Development Associate will be part of a, visible and active deal team that drives the corporate development lifecycle, in partnership with our executive leadership, important operational team members and our private equity investor, TPG. You will report to the VP of Corporate Development and work with senior leaders and will manage all stages of the evaluation and acquisition processes.

The Corporate Development team spearheads and works towards the M&A strategy, managing inbound deal flows and outbound deal sourcing, negotiating, structuring, executing impactful acquisitions, and informing our strategy by identifying industry trends and maintaining relationships with startups, entrepreneurs, VCs, PE funds, bankers and strategics. By joining our team, you can help accelerate our efforts to take advantage of Fandom's high-growth, at-scale platform situated at the intersection of community, gaming and streaming.

You Will...

  • Work with the VP of Corporate Development on deal sourcing, qualification, initial rationale/pitch, financial modeling, due diligence and closing and integration activities
  • Analyze industry trends to identify potential acquisition targets
  • Develop industry landscapes and competitive analyses for board/executive level review
  • Direct diligence efforts between internal and external parties
  • Analyze diligence data and create board/executive level presentations
  • Manage data room and distribution of materials to appropriate parties, contact for diligence requests
  • Independently build financial models and forecasts for potential acquisition targets to inform valuation and budgetary needs
  • Be comfortable working with limited information to create low/base/high scenario analyses
  • Experience with different types of business models and translate them into a detailed operating model

You Have...

  • 2+ years of investment banking, 3+ years of corporate development and/or private equity experience
  • Expertise in building financial and valuation models
  • Experience working on M&A transactions of different sizes
  • Must-Have skills: Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and Google Sheets, PowerPoint and Google Slides

Bonus Points...

  • Experience working in or with gaming, entertainment, digital media or internet services industries
  • Experience navigating organizations with a matrix company structure
  • Pitchbook, SimilarWeb, Comscore, and Google Analytics

Benefits & Perks

  • Vibrant team culture, periodic team lunches and happy hour events
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Train (unlimited Udemy and more)
  • Flexible working hours and time off
  • Equity & Retirement Programs including 401K match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • International work environment with startup culture

About Fandom

Fandom powers fan experience. We are the world's largest fan platform. Reaching more than 315 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Fandom is an equal opportunity employer. Fandom values diversity, and all employment decisions are made on the basis of job requirements and individual qualifications.



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