Corporate Development Lead at Postmates

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Postmates powers local, on-demand logistics focused on fast deliveries from any type of merchant at scale.

Job title
Corporate Development Lead
Job listing last updated at
Jun 29, 2019
Job listing location
San Francisco
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Bay Area company location: 690 5th St, San Francisco CA

Job description


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 identify, evaluate and make holistic recommendations for large-scale partnership and investment opportunities that will provide step-function growth potential for the business. You will also take on operational responsibilities supporting the planning and implementation of key strategic initiatives for the company.

Corporate Development at Postmates identifies, evaluates, and executes acquisitions and other key long-term strategic initiatives for company growth and expansion. We are seeking a leader who can establish and build the Corporate Development team.


  • 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

  • Develop financial models including valuation models

  • Lead the Corporate Development process incl. negotiations, due diligence, integration

  • Synthesize and present recommendations to cross-functional stakeholders and Senior Management

  • 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


  • 3+ years of relevant deal lead experience in Corporate Development at a top-tier technology company with meaningful deal-flow

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting or Private Equity/Venture Capital

  • Demonstrated success working cross-functionally and influencing others to drive long-term strategic initiatives and acquisitions

  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and executive presence


  • Engineering / Product background is a big plus

  • MBA or JD

  • Deep knowledge of online business models and Internet/consumer technology

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