Senior Associate, Corporate Strategy & Development

Sep 03, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Unity is seeking a Corporate Strategy & Development team member who will be responsible for developing growth strategies, identifying new investment and acquisition opportunities and carrying out M&A transactions. This professional will join a high-impact, high-visibility group that is a key business partner to our Executive Team, Unity’s Board, partners and potential targets. The team serves as Unity's corporate development/investment arm, in-house strategic advisor, post-merger integration office, and special situations group to help tackle key challenges facing the business and accelerate growth.

Members of the team deliver against these initiatives by performing detailed business planning and analysis, driving alignment across cross-functional teams, negotiating complex corporate transactions, and ensuring successful implementation and execution.

Collectively, these efforts support our ecosystem of creators to build and run the most exciting destinations in the next generation of the internet. At Unity, we believe the world is a better place with more creators in it, and we are looking for a driven, analytical, and resourceful individual to join the team to further bring Unity’s vision into reality.

What you’ll be doing

  • Conduct market, industry, and competitive analysis of new and existing lines of business
  • Support acquisition and other corporate development activities through detailed research, diligence, strategy development, and financial analysis
  • Identify business drivers to accelerate growth, including working with executives across the company to impact long-term strategy and near-term product development efforts
  • Perform analyses to support and build partnerships internally and externally
  • Assist with post-close integration including identifying and solving complex, cross-functional operational issues, often outstanding to each deal
  • Coordinate and project/task manage deal execution and integration efforts internally and with the management team of target companies
  • Support executive team and senior leadership in critical decision making

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor's degree with a record of outstanding academic performance in analytical fields
  • Experience and/or background in investment banking, consulting, VC/PE, or corporate strategy; other backgrounds with similar skills / exposure will also be considered
  • Ability to go deep on specific opportunities while maintaining a bigger picture perspective
  • A bias for action - capable of applying the 80/20 rule to reach practical answers from incomplete information, avoiding analysis overload or paralysis
  • Accountable to produce high-quality work on accelerated timelines

You might also have

  • Experience with games, media & entertainment, advertising / social media, technology infrastructure (e.g., cloud, semiconductors, networking), SaaS or e-commerce industries
  • Flexibility to travel
  • An optimistic, can do attitude

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit www.unity.com

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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