Business Strategy Intern, Strategy & Business Development Team - Ziff Davis

Business Development New York, New York


Position at Ziff Davis

The Business Strategy Intern opportunity is opportunity is with the business unit within the Ziff Davis portfolio that contains our tech and commerce-focused digital-media properties, including: Mashable, PCMag,, Askmen, and  

We are seeking highly motivated interns to develop and execute organic and inorganic growth strategies for Ziff Davis. As part of the Strategy & Business Development team, MBA Summer Associates will report directly to the Director of Strategy & Business Development.

The Strategy & Business Development team is responsible for three major drivers of growth:

  1. Core Strategy (e.g., organic growth planning, content monetization, etc.)
  2. Business Development (e.g., social media partnerships, content syndication, etc.)
  3. Corporate Development (e.g., M&A, due diligence on targets, etc.)

The Business Strategy Intern will support ongoing priorities in each of the growth drivers above. Ideal candidates will be self-starters capable of owning projects from start-to-finish and have a good understanding of the key social-media platforms, common digital-media revenue streams, and major players in our industry.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be graduating with the class of 2019
  • Have authorization to work in the United States this summer and after graduation
  • Ability to relocate to New York, NY if necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing a B.S. or B.B.A in Economics, Business/Management, Finance, Media/Entertainment management
  • Demonstrated interest in digital media, the tech industry, and Ziff Davis’ business
  • Strategic thinker, with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, “start-up” environment
  • Great analytical skills and familiarity with building slides, Excel modeling, and other supporting analyses
  • Prior internship experiences in corporate development, investment banking, management consulting, or corporate strategy

Company Overview:

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals including technology, gaming, healthcare, and shopping. Its brands distribute premium editorial content across the web and distributed social platforms (e.g., Snap, Facebook, YouTube, etc.) leading to 5 BN multi-platform visits annually. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services, and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide.