Associate, Corporate Development

Endeavor New York, NY

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Job Description

The Associate, Corporate Development will be a core member of a small team overseeing the development and execution of Endeavor’s M&A growth strategy across the entertainment, sports and media industries. You will have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of Endeavor and impact all of our business verticals. You should be an enthusiastic, strategic, and analytical thinker.

Specific responsibilities of this role will include managing the M&A pipeline, evaluating and executing acquisition and investment opportunities, and participating in corporate strategic planning activities. You will work directly with executive leadership at the corporate level and managers of our individual business units, while also supervising internal teams and external advisors and consultants.

Additional Core Responsibilities
  • Lead in synthesizing, preparing and presenting transaction memos, describing strategic rational, key industry trends, business description, and deal / investment returns
  • Lead industry and business level due diligence
  • Oversee confirmatory accounting, tax and legal due diligence
  • Perform financial and valuation modeling for specific opportunities
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (or International equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or related
  • Two (2) to four (4) years of combined experience in investment banking or private equity
  • Self-starter with ability to balance multiple, diverse projects with disparate timelines
  • Intellectual curiosity and keen interest to learn more about investing, M&A execution and entertainment, sports and media industries
  • Must have significant and demonstrable experience in each of the following skills:
  • Analyzing business models and evaluating investment opportunities (regardless of industry);
  • Executing domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and investment opportunities in excess of $50 million;
  • Evaluating income statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets for domestic and foreign public and private companies;
  • Financial modelling, including developing revenue / cost builds, forecasting cash flow, forecasting debt / equity capital structures, modelling levered buyouts and accretion / dilution analysis; and
  • Preparing reports, memo or presentations for external or executive consumption.
  • Candidate ideally would have some early experience:
  • Interacting with leadership and management teams of either client or portfolio companies;
  • Supervising and coordinating internal and external due diligence teams, accountants, consultants and lawyers;
  • Managing and mentoring younger professionals; and
  • Negotiating deal terms across transaction documents and contracts
Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Seniority level

  • Employment type

  • Job function

    Business Development and Sales
  • Industries

    Spectator Sports and Entertainment Providers

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