Sr. Director, Business Development - Everyday Health

Business Development New York, New York


Description

Position at Everyday Health

The Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education attracting an engaged audience of over 56 million U.S. health consumers and over 830,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians to its premier health and wellness digital properties.  EHG's vision is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant data and analytics. Healthcare professionals and consumers are empowered with trusted content and services through the Everyday Health Group's flagship brands including Everyday Health®, What to Expect®, BabyCenter®, MedPage Today®, Health eCareers®, PRIME® Education, Castle Connolly Top Doctors®, and our exclusive partnership with MayoClinic.org® and The Mayo Clinic Diet®. The Everyday Health Group (www.everydayhealthgroup.com) is a division of J2 Global Inc. (www.j2global.com; NASDAQ: JCOM).

The Everyday Health Group is seeking a dynamic Senior Director, Business Development to join our team.  In this role, you will lead the origination and nurturing of key audience- and revenue-driving partnerships that broaden the reach of Everyday Health Group properties/businesses.  Further, you will identify strategic M&A prospects working in conjunction with the Corporate Development team to execute the transactions and working with operating management to integrate new businesses.

 

In this role, you will:

 

  • Identify and drive strategic business development opportunities with the primary goals of diversifying revenue and audience for Everyday Health Group properties/businesses
  • Develop and manage the deal pipeline for strategic partnership/investment/M&A opportunities
  • Research and maintain a deep understanding of the digital health media and services market landscape, including potential partners and acquisition targets
  • Perform deal execution activities, including due diligence, financial modeling and valuation analysis
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure successful implementation, including proactively communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee key partnerships post-close, often as a key point of contact
  • Drive new business initiatives and partnerships that result in tangible growth
  • Be a strategic thought-partner to the Everyday Health Group leadership team

 

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • 5+ years of digital media experience, with at least 2 years’ experience in a BD or partnerships role
  • A passion and curiosity for the digital health and media landscapes, and a keen ability to “filter the noise” and hone in on opportunities which will drive real growth
  • A solid track record of negotiating and executing agreements with a broad range of partners with an ability to lead, structure and negotiate deal terms
  • A clear and effective communication style
  • Partner-facing experience
  • The ability to prioritize projects and stay focused amidst the constantly evolving digital media and healthcare landscapes
  • The ability to distill big picture, strategic thinking while not losing track of critical details
  • A self-starting personality that is driven by measurable results and action
  • An energetic and motivating presence, with the desire to educate and provide ongoing insight and ideas to the various teams involved in executing on key partnerships
  • A collaborative work style
  • Experience in financial modeling and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA (preferred)
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