Acqui-hire Associate

| Greater NYC Area

Are you passionate about building great brands? Are you seeking a career that allows you to develop in one of the world’s fastest growing companies? And to have tremendous impact on that growth? Compass is looking for high ­energy, driven professionals with sound business acumen, strong technical aptitude and natural relationship building instincts to join our newly founded Acqui-hire team. Through our acqui-hire strategy we will be hiring/acquiring established teams of technical talent from across the tech industry.

The Acqui-hire team is charged with fueling our Engineering and Product organization’s growth through strategic acquisitions of top talent, allowing us to execute on our roadmap faster than we previously thought possible. You will be involved in spreading awareness for this strategy in the VC, accelerator, and broader tech communities. You will also be responsible for researching prospective companies and reaching out to them. You will be a driving force behind the expansion of our technical teams by blending your unique skill-set of research, relationship building, M&A, deal structuring and closing. This is an incredible greenfield opportunity to help build an entirely new team within Compass.

You are a creative, passionate, and self­-driven team player, eager to advance through a clearly defined learning and earning path. Compass offers a fast-­paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources and outstanding leadership to learn and take your career to the next level!

At Compass You Will:

  • Prospect, identify and initiate conversations with prospective partners that fit the technical, performance, and value expectations of Compass
  • Assist with talent assessment strategy once a prospective partner has been identified
  • Assist with structuring and negotiating compensation packages, and broader deal terms internally and externally
  • Assist in developing and iterating upon seamless integration plans for new technical talent joining the team
  • Work cross collaboratively with the Compass legal, finance, recruiting and executive teams

What We're Looking For:

  • Self­-starter with track record of excellence across strategic, operational, and detail-demanding functional responsibilities
  • Previous experience in deal-making and relationship building
  • Prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Ability to operate, exercise judgment, and solve difficult problems without direct supervision
  • Comfortable working in a fast-­paced and dynamic environment
  • Competitive and motivated mindset
  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication
  • Ability to effectively lead client meetings and presentations
  • Highly organized; ability to multi-task and handle multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • High energy and positive attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ year of experience
  • Experience in M&A, VC, Finance, Sales a plus

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

What are Compass Perks + Benefits

Compass Benefits Overview

Enjoy premium health insurance, gym and tuition reimbursement, team events, and fun extras.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Compass provides daily catered lunch to all employees.
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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