Strategy and Corporate Development Manager

| Greater NYC Area
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Bizzabo is seeking an exceptional Manager of Corporate Development to help guide our efforts in evaluating and executing on strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate enjoys solving complex problems, works effectively with cross-functional teams, and thrives in a fast-paced setting that is constantly evolving. This is a highly visible role, reporting directly to the SVP of Operations, and requires strong interpersonal skills as well as the ability to approach business creatively.

Bizzabo is the leading event success platform for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Bizzabo’s all-in-one event software helps companies measure, manage, and scale events towards key business outcomes—empowering every organizer, marketer, exhibitor, and attendee to unleash the power of professional events. Bizzabo powers events for brands like Amazon, Electronic Arts, Financial Times, Forbes, Siemens, and Salesforce, to name a few. The company was founded by Boaz Katz, Alon Alroy, and Eran Ben-Shushan, and has hundreds of Bizzaboers working around the globe.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Help Bizzabo decide where to deploy its resources to maximize long-term strategic value
  • Tackle hard, ambiguous questions with rigor and independence, owning projects from problem definition to final recommendation
  • Clearly define the opportunity and risk of Bizzabo’s current and future product, customer, and geographic footprint, helping us to spot trends with impact on Bizzabo’s overall strategy
  • Evaluate white space business, product, and partnership opportunities in adjacent markets
  • Drive strategic decisions, crisply framing a problem space, potential paths and tradeoffs, enabling Bizzabo to move quickly
  • Work with Bizzabo’s leadership team to ensure the company is positioned to execute on its strategy in the near- and long-term
  • Build thought leadership on the future state of the industry (e.g., the future of money movement) and potential impact to Bizzabo’s overall strategy
  • Lead our sourcing efforts of potential acquisition targets globally
  • Work with senior members in Sales, Product and Engineering in aligning strategic initiatives with sourcing efforts
  • Comprehensively screen technical and financial information to identify public and private targets to build and maintain list of targets
  • Coordinate and assist in outreach activities to potential targets with senior executives
  • Evaluate potential acquisitions for strategic and product fit and assist in the creation business cases
  • Assist in buy vs. build analysis, valuation and execution of M&A transactions
  • Evaluate industry trends including private company funding rounds and industry M&A activity
  • Plan and Manage PMI initiatives for acquired companies

Who are you?

  • You excel at hypothesis-driven problem solving and bringing structure to quantitative and qualitative insights
  • You are eager to have a high degree of ownership, directly framing and influencing Bizzabo’s most strategic decisions
  • You get a kick out of digging deep into the data, thinking from first principles, and delivering the best results
  • You have a proven track record for working well across teams and with external partners to solve hard problems
  • You are low ego and have a knack for working well with a wide range of people.
  • You understand markets, competition, and how to leverage core competencies to create defensible strategies
  • You have a passion for technology and an understanding of software and business technology markets, trends, and dynamics
  • You have 4-10+ years of experience in strategy consulting, investing, or a comparable role in high growth tech companies
  • Corporate Development experience 

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Location

Our office is located in the Flatiron District. Our energetic culture extends beyond the office and into the neighborhood of trendy bars/shops.

An Insider's view of Bizzabo

What are some social events your company does?

Bizzabo’s culture is unmatched. From lunches with Name that Tune & Jeopardy to happy hours with trivia and costume contests, we know how to have fun. Team escape rooms? Check. Thanksgiving potlucks? We got it. Holiday parties with dancing until midnight? Oh yes. At the end of the day, our Bizzaboers are what make these events so great and fun!!

Amanda

Marketing Coordinator

What does your typical day look like?

I moved from Florida searching for a company just like Bizzabo - a bunch of innovative characters who work as hard as they play. I spend my days building relationships with marketers from the likes of Google, LinkedIn & Amazon. It's amazing how our company shocks the competition and I've got to say it feels good to be playing for the winning team :

Brae

Account Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

Bizzabo won me over in the interview process and has greatly exceeded my expectations since then. I'd say about 90% of my friends in New York after 2 years can be tied back in some way to Bizzabo and I've grown more professionally in that time than my previous 5 years of professional experience combined.

Dan

Manager - Sales

What is your vision for the company?

Taking part in many events, we realized how difficult it was to efficiently plan and execute an event and how hard it was to measure event success. We set out on a mission to help all stakeholders; Allowing event organizers to create personalized, customized experiences for their attendees and have the ability to analyze and measure event ROI for t

Eran Ben-Shushan

Co-Founder & CEO

What projects are you most excited about?

As a Field Marketing Manager, I work on creating valuable and memorable experiences through the power of events. It's a privilege to bring both partners and clients together to show how our much of an impact our brand has at conferences, trade shows and more!

Alysha

Field Marketing Manager

What are Bizzabo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We offer 10-15 different medical insurance options to choose from through Trinet. Majority of those options are 100% employer paid.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
We have partnered with a company called Seatback to offer health and wellness classes, fitness watches and devices and more!
Team workouts
We currently have virtual fitness classes ranging in type from HIIT to yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
We offer 100% paid employer mental health services through BetterHelp
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
On top of sick/personal days we also offer 1 mental health day per month
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
All employees receive a $900 home office stipend
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
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