Director of Corporate Development

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 7, 2022

In this role you will be working closely with the CFO to help establish and build OpenSea's Corporate Development team. We’re looking for a Director of Corporate Development who is interested in playing a hands-on role helping to define the future of NFTs, web3, and the digital economy.


- Play a key role in developing and executing our acquisition strategy.

- Lead end-to-end M&A process: prioritization, outreach, negotiations, close and integration.

- Collaborate with the product org to understand white space and other opportunities that can be accelerated through M&A.

- Develop strategic landscaping and opportunity mapping.

- Perform valuation and other financial impact analyses.

- Perform comprehensive, in-depth company and industry research as well as benchmarking analyses.

- Lead collaborative effort across key internal stakeholders including product, engineering, legal, accounting and operations.

- Contribute to OpenSea's overall strategy.

- Scale the function as the company grows, attracting and developing amazing talent.

- Thrive in collaborative cultures and working cross-functionally with product, legal, finance, and operations.

- Build strong, cross functional relationships.

- Apply prior learning and experience to build our M&A strategy and playbook.

- Leverage creative thinking and dealmaking to close complex transactions.

Job Requirements

- 6-8 years of M&A and corporate finance experience. Preferable past experience includes but is not limited to, investment banking in a tech sector coverage capacity , corporate development or M&A / Strategy role and other technology-focused finance roles where M&A was the primary focus.

- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a technical field preferred but not required.

- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and apply initiative and creativity on projects, as well as personal and professional achievements.

- Experience in financial modeling and data and analytics.

- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross-functionally.

- Ability to quickly build trust with other team members as well as entrepreneurs.

- Ability to build and cultivate long-term relationships.

- Utilize data to provide actionable insights and ensure we’re driving toward the best possible outcome.

- Have outstanding interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence (EQ), and ability to persuade / drive alignment among differing perspectives.

- Positive attitude, developed intuitions, and self motivation.

- Comfortable leading deals with significant autonomy.A plus, if you have experience and/or are passionate about the blockchain, NFTs and crypto.

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