eBay’s Corporate Development Team is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and integrating the company’s strategic acquisitions, divestitures, investments and joint ventures.
The team works closely with eBay’s CEO, CFO, CTO, CPO, GMs and operational leaders to enable go / no-go decision-making for potential investments and acquisitions.
We develop outstanding market insights and strong industry & venture capital relationships to proactively identify the most attractive M&A and investment opportunities.
We assess opportunities to ensure a strong strategic rationale, assess the case for buying vs. building vs. partnering, align the organizational fit and integration plan, develop the business case, perform valuation, structure, negotiate and execute transactions.
The opportunity :
The Corporate Development Associate will report to the Director of Corporate Development. The role requires a blend of strong strategic problem-solving, deal experience, and collaboration skills, in a highly dynamic business environment.
The person will be involved in identifying prospective target opportunities, performing strategic and quantitative analysis, conducting due diligence, determining appropriate valuation and structure, developing strategy for and conducting negotiations, driving activities to closure, and coordinating with our M&A Integration team.
On a typical transaction, the Associate will be responsible for the following :
and inform the organization of their strategic implications
This role provides a unique opportunity to gain a deep understanding of eBay, our industry and to support transactions ranging from strategic investments and the related commercial deal, to smaller tech and talent tuck-ins, to larger scale M&A.
The level of exposure will allow the Associate to develop close working relationships with the leaders at eBay, and can be an effective springboard for other operational roles at eBay, where global job mobility is encouraged.
We are expected to help prioritize, create clear project plans, ensure there are owners for action items and a clear path to making the decision.
This will often involve working across functions in the organization and the Associate must be able to work with colleagues across a broad organization in this regard.
We're always ready to "grab an oar", regardless of our role / level / title, and understand that the project as a collaborative effort.
The Corporate Development team strives to improve and being able to give and receive feedback is a core part of this cycle.
The ideal candidate for the position should have a BA or BS undergraduate degree. The candidate should have at least two years of relevant work experience at a top-tier investment bank, corporate development team, private equity or venture capital firm.
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
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