Associate Director, Corporate Development (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Corporate Development (M&A) Hollywood, California


Associate Director, Corporate Development (M&A) reports to the Vice President, Corporate Development, j2 Global® and works closely with the Presidents & Vice Presidents of our Cloud Services Divisions as well as the President & CFO. The Associate Director will be accountable for managing buy side M&A engagements and managing the M&A process, close and monitoring post-merger integration. Prepare and manage online data rooms, and manage internal departments of legal, engineering, HR, finance and other stakeholders with the due diligence process.



Job Duties:


  • Oversee due diligence process.
  • Monitor and coordinate transaction timelines, with increasing accountability for keeping projects on schedule.
  • Prepare management presentations and other meeting materials.
  • Review and summarize Confidential Information Memorandums from Venture Capital, Private Equity and Owners on the sell side.
  • Research global potential acquisition targets.
  • Work closely with Presidents’ & Vice Presidents of our Cloud Services Divisions to understand current and future growth opportunities. 
  • Within 2 years’ time manage M&A targets, valuations and deals. 

Job Requirements:


  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree in a financial discipline; OR Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an investment banking analyst position or prior experience as an investment banking associate or in-house M&A with a global company.
  • Candidates must have exceptional analytic aptitude, creativity and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Experience with financial modeling and valuation analyses.  
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

We are located in Hollywood and offer:

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and 401k
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parking or Transit Reimbursement

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.