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Director of Corporate Development & Strategy

United States

About Wurl, LLC.

Wurl is a global streaming network. Our B2B services provide streamers, content companies, and advertisers with a powerful, integrated network to distribute and monetize streaming television reaching hundreds of million of connected televisions in over 50 countries.  This year Wurl was acquired by AppLovin (Nasdaq: APP), an industry-leading mobile marketing ad tech company, bringing together the technology and innovation of the mobile and television industries.  With the merger, Wurl employees enjoy the best of both worlds: the dynamic environment of a 160+ person start-up and the stability of a high-growth public tech company.  

Wurl is a fully-remote company that has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work.  Wurl invests in providing a culture that fosters passion, drives excellence, and encourages collaboration to drive innovation. We hire the world’s best to build a bunch of cool stuff on an interface fully integrated with their own from streaming, advertising and software technology to continue to help us disrupt the way the world watches television. 

Director of Corporate Development & Strategy

We are hiring a Director of Corporate Development & Strategy to perform competitive analysis, monitor and report key corporate announcements, and partner with Wurl leadership on strategy development. This role will work cross functionally with Finance, Product and Engineering to prepare financial valuations, partner on strategic decisions related to build vs buy decisions and support development of investment theses from end to end. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses the ability to achieve buy-in from teams based on analytical and qualitative analysis. This role will report into the SVP, Finance and work closely with the FP&A team.

What You'll Do

  • Perform competitive and industry analysis, monitor M&A landscape and key corporate announcements to develop views on key industry activities and overall market trends
  • Research adjacent markets, monitor competitors and identify key trends impacting Wurl and the CTV market
  • Discover and evaluate startup investment targets to bring quality acquisition and investment ideas to the team; support development of investment theses based on disruptive technology and market opportunities
  • Support execution of M&A process including due diligence on potential targets, identifying revenue and cost synergies and overall project management
  • Prepare data-driven financial valuation and develop financial models using both public and proprietary sources
  • Work with cross-functional groups to synthesize disparate information to develop financial models and assess target company fit and attractiveness; build consensus with key stakeholders

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, with at least 2 years in investment banking and/or corporate development ideally focused in the technology industry or media
  • Bachelors or foreign equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field; MBA preferred but not required
  • Outstanding ability collaborating with business stakeholder and executive teams to align on cross-functional processes and deliver large scale business and digital transformation initiatives
  • Proactive and self-starter with the ability to independently manage multiple ongoing projects; ability to execute to MBOs/OKRs
  • Ability to be a team player and communicate, collaborate and work effectively as part of a fast-paced and highly intelligent team
  • Take ownership of large-scale projects and deliver results

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 
  • Remote First Policy 
  • Flexible Time Off 
  • 12 US Holidays 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA
  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace Subscriptions for Mental and Physical Wellness
  • OneMedical Subscription for 24/7 Convenient Medical Care
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for All Family Additions
  • Discounted PetPlan 
  • Easy at Home Access to Covid Testing with empowerDX 
  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to Set Up Your Home Office 

 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.