Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Basking Ridge


What you’ll be doing...
The Corporate Development Manager will be a key member of Verizon’s M&A (Merger and Acquisition) team responsible for all aspects of the company’s inorganic strategy. The individual will play an integral role supporting transaction leads throughout the deal process.
Responsibilities include researching potential acquisition targets, rigorous financial valuation analysis, and managing due diligence across corporate functions and large teams. Potential targets will span a broad range of industries within the telecom, media and technology space and companies will range in size from small private venture capital companies to multibillion dollar market cap companies. This role is ideal for a self-starter with demonstrated experience executing transactions and a strong interest in media and technology industries.
Specific responsibilities would include:
Investigate and evaluate acquisitions, divestitures, licensing opportunities, and strategic alliances
Perform detailed financial analysis; develop comprehensive pro forma financial models and valuation analysis in support of potential transactions
Work closely with legal, accounting, tax, human resources, and operations experts to support due-diligence activities
Research and analyze diverse industries and verticals, identifying trends and strategic areas of interest for Verizon business unit portfolio
Work with business units to assess and prioritize transactions to best align with business strategy and growth plans
Assist in the preparation of presentations and recommendations for senior management review and board meetings.
Develop and maintain internal and external benchmarks in relevant industries.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
Two or more years post MBA or five or more years of work experience in Corporate Development, Venture Capital, Investment Banking (Associate level), Management Consulting or substantially equivalent experience.
Strong background in finance/accounting.
Ability to conduct research, analyze data, and develop robust financial models with relative autonomy and exceptional attention to detail.
Excellent writing, presentation development, and communication skills.
Demonstrated experience presenting to and working directly with senior management.
Strong project management and interpersonal skills with ability to manage multiple projects and large teams of experts during deal process.
Experience working in a transactional environment.
Knowledge of telecommunications, internet, and media industries.
Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Knowledge of research databases and related financial tools.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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