Corporate Development Associate

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-06-26

Valnet inc

Job Description

Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 4 : 00 AM

Corporate Development Associate

Who We Are :

Valnet Inc., the world’s premier media investment company, owns and operates over 25 highly authoritative brands across various verticals, including entertainment, sports, technology, automotive, gaming, and travel.

Specializing in acquiring, operating, and growing properties that are mission-critical in their respective environments, Valnet is at the forefront of media investment

Valnet’s notable acquisitions include ScreenRant, CBR, GameRant, CarBuzz, How-to Geek, MakeUseOf, Android Police, and more.

The Opportunity :

We are seeking an ambitious and driven Corporate Development Associate in charge of business development and external growth to join our dynamic team at Valnet.

In this role, you will play a pivotal role in identifying, evaluating, and executing strategic initiatives to expand our portfolio through mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships.

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive external growth strategies and enhance the performance and profitability of our digital media properties.

What You Will Be Doing :

  • Allocate investment budgets strategically to enhance digital publishing operations and drive growth initiatives.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of content creation and search engine optimization to lead and optimize specific initiatives effectively.
  • Evaluate website performance and competitor analysis to identify areas for improvement and implement strategic enhancements.
  • Lead and execute M&A activities developed by the Portfolio Manager, including identifying potential targets, presenting them to upper management, conducting preliminary due diligences, and integrating acquired businesses.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including potential acquisition targets, industry partners, and financial advisors.
  • Evaluate market trends, competitive landscapes, and growth opportunities to inform M&A strategy and decision-making.
  • Analyze financial data, assess valuation metrics, and conduct risk assessments to evaluate potential acquisitions and partnerships.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop and execute comprehensive business plans to achieve strategic growth objectives.
  • Prepare investment proposals, business cases, and presentations for senior management and board of directors.
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration and alignment to ensure successful execution of M&A initiatives and integration efforts.
  • Stay on top of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory developments to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

What You Need to Succeed :

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and proven leadership skills.
  • Ambitious, fast learning, and data-driven individual with a track record of success in M&A and business development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; MBA or equivalent preferred.

Why Work for Us?

Valnet offers careers for the driven. Every new hire has the opportunity to go beyond their day-to-day responsibilities and have a meaningful impact on the business.

Your career has the potential to evolve and is ripe with opportunities to expand and diversify year over year. Hard work and dedication are well rewarded through competitive compensation plans, bonus structures, and perks catered to your work location.

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