Senior Director, Corporate Development at Postmates
San Francisco, CA, US

Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities -- and their lives -- with an industry-leading, on-demand “anything” network. We pioneered the on-demand space and currently serve 4000+ cities with a fleet of more than 400,000 Postmates and the largest network of merchants in the US, and a brand that has become a verb in pop culture. We’re looking for people who aren’t afraid to be first -- or eccentric, and who are passionate about creating the new, new.

As a member of the Business and Corporate Development team at Postmates, you'll play a central role in the expansion of the Postmates platform. Your goal is to identify, evaluate and implement acquisition and investment opportunities that will provide step-function growth for the business. You will also take on responsibilities supporting the planning and implementation of key strategic initiatives for the company. We are seeking an experienced leader who can help establish and scale the Corporate Development team and function at Postmates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and evolve our M&A strategy to inform and guide build/buy/partner decisions across the company
  • Landscape industries, and source & assess potential acquisition targets
  • Work with Product & Engineering teams to identify potential gaps/accelerants in our roadmaps and perform build/partner/buy analysis
  • Build deal thesis with cross-functional partners including Product & Engineering
  • Lead deal negotiations, due diligence and integration
  • Develop financial models including valuation models
  • Synthesize and present recommendations to cross-functional stakeholders and Senior Leadership
  • Drive proactive assessments of trends/tech which impact the long-term trajectory of the company
  • Build and develop connections with investors, startups and the broader company ecosystem

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting or Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • 5+ years of relevant deal experience in corporate development at a top-tier technology company with meaningful deal-flow
  • Demonstrated success working cross-functionally and influencing others to drive long-term strategic initiatives and acquisitions
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and executive presence
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required 

YOUR BENEFITS

Postmates has your back. In our impact-first work environment, we value huge company vision. As you strive to build the future with us, we’ll support you with: 

  • Competitive salary and generous equity plan
  • Access to the Postmates 401(k) plan
  • 100% coverage for employees’ medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 95% coverage for dependents medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for qualified out-of-pocket healthcare costs
  • Flexible time off policy under which Postmates will not limit paid time off for vacations or to handle personal affairs. (Salaried US Employees)
  • 16 days’ paid time off and 7 days’ paid sick leave (Hourly US Employees; amount of paid sick leave depends on state)
  • 3 days’ paid time to volunteer through CivicLabs and positively impact the communities we serve.
  • Generous parental leave including flexible transition plans, Postmates meal credit, and subsidized access to the Milk Store, Urban Sitter and Concern
  • Free and confidential counseling resources through an Employee Assistance Program
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits for parking or transit fees
  • A free subscription to Postmates Unlimited
  • Subsidized Postmates meal codes