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Director, Corporate and Business Development

New York, United States

At®, we have among the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of real estate listings and the most engaged users across all the online real estate portals. Our mission is to make buying, selling, renting, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone.

Building your career? Build it better at®. Join us and help change the world of real estate, one home at a time.


Are you a M&A professional? Are you eager to put your quantitative skillset to the test? If you want to pursue your professional goals as you help grow an innovative real estate tech company, this work is for you. Join us as our Corporate and Business Development Director, and help change the world of real estate, one home at a time.

The Corporate and Business Development function at is central to the firm’s growth strategy and works closely with the executive leadership team and senior operating executives across the organization to identify, evaluate, and execute mergers and acquisitions, and other inorganic growth strategies. 

As a Director of Corporate Development, you will support the VP of Corporate and Business Development in facilitating acquisitions and corporate investments and will often act as the “Deal Lead” for all elements of the transaction lifecycle. 

What you’ll do:

  • Support all aspects of the deal process, including sourcing, qualification, financial modeling, due diligence, investment recommendations and related presentations, deal negotiations and closing & integration activities

  • Engage with internal business leaders to evaluate and develop theses and lists of potential targets that align with® | Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent’s strategy

  • Lead the due diligence process, including developing a deep understanding of materials provided during diligence

  • Lead and coordinate a cross-functional deal team within® | Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent as well as serve as a point of contact to target company management and third-party advisors

  • Create in-depth investment memorandums to present to executive leaders and the Board of Directors

  • Monitor industry activities and develop an in-depth understanding of the real estate technology market, including the landscape of real estate technology vendors, startups and venture investors

  • Support strategic analysis by performing ad-hoc analyses, including new business development proposals, and evaluation of buy/build/partner opportunities


What you’ll bring: 

  • 10+ years' experience in M&A experience gained in Corporate Development, Private Equity or Investment Banking with a strong track record of leading successfully completed deals, preferred. Prior corporate development experience with consumer internet/marketplace sector is a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field; MBA is a plus

  • Experience handling complex projects across teams and third-party advisors and the ability to lead/support a deal process from initial screening of the opportunity to close of a transaction

  • Rigorous quantitative skills including experience with modeling, analysis and valuation

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal qualities including a positive attitude; desire to learn new things; judgment and discretion in matters of significance


Do the best work of your life at

Here, you’ll partner with a diverse team of experts as you use leading-edge tech to empower everyone to meet a crucial goal: finding their way home. And you’ll find your way home too. People are our foundation—the core that drives us passionately forward. At, you’ll bring your full self to work as you innovate with speed, serve our consumers, and champion your teammates. In return we’ll provide you with a warm, welcoming, and inclusive culture; intellectual challenges; and the development opportunities you need to grow.


Diversity is important to us, therefore, is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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