Associate Director, Corporate Development (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Corporate Development (M&A) Hollywood, California


j2 Global seeks an Associate Director, Corporate Development for our Cloud Services business.  This position reports to the VP Corporate Development, Cloud Services, and will also work closely with the President and other business leaders of the Cloud Services business.  This position will primarily be responsible for M&A deal origination and sourcing, and will assist with analyzing, managing and coordinating M&A transactions and processes. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated problem solver who enjoys making an impact.   

Job Duties:

  • Identify, research and contact potential acquisition targets globally, both individually and together with Cloud Services business leaders.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with potential deal origination sources, such as industry executives, investment bankers and private equity professionals.
  • Assist business leaders with reviewing and summarizing CIMs, management presentations and financial data provided by potential acquisition targets.
  • Assist with overseeing/managing due diligence and transaction processes and timelines, including coordinating with j2’s internal teams.
  • Work closely with with Cloud Services business leaders to understand the relevant industries, and current and future growth opportunities and strategy.  

Job Requirements and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA or equivalent graduate degree in a financial discipline preferred.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in investment banking or private equity, or with in-house M&A at a large, global company.
  • Experience with M&A deal origination and sourcing.
  • Experience with financial modeling and valuation analyses for M&A transactions.  
  • Some experience with M&A processes would be a plus.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent business and practical judgment with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability and openness to learn new things.

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.

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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.