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Corporate Development Analyst @ Chegg in Santa Clara, CA

The Corporate Development & Strategy organization at Chegg is extremely active and growing! We are analysts, strategists, thought leaders, relationship builders, and dealmakers. We work closely with our C-team to drive alignment and decision-making around our long-term vision and growth strategy. To this end, the team conducts market and competitive research to identify trends, patterns, and areas of future opportunity. We also aid in the execution of the strategic roadmap and are responsible for managing Chegg’s M&A activities. We source, negotiate, and close transactions, and then develop and manage their integration plans.

 

The Role: Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual who can tackle a big role with high visibility to the executive team. The Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy will help answer important strategic questions, understand and analyze the education and edtech markets, help develop the M&A pipeline, evaluate potential targets, execute due diligence, and provide valuable input on the future trajectory of the company.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, understand, and articulate market trends and areas of opportunity to further develop our thesis on the market and its competitive landscape
  • Support strategic initiatives such as international expansion, product expansion, audience expansion, partnerships, among others
  • Analyze other companies and evaluate their potential as partners, competitors, investment candidates, or acquisition opportunities
  • Support the M&A function in all areas, from preliminary due diligence to valuation, financial modeling, transaction execution, and integration

 

Requirements:

  • Able to report into our Santa Clara, CA headquarters (with some flexibility to report into our San Francisco, CA offices from time to time)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or related field with 1-3 years of relevant experience OR equivalent training or work experience
  • Strong capabilities in market and competitive research, business analysis, and financial modeling
  • Experience communicating with, and presenting to, senior management, and external partners

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in:
    • Corporate strategy or corporate development
    • Investment banking, private equity, or venture capital
    • Management consulting or strategy consulting
  • Prior experience or demonstrate an interest in the Education and EdTech sectors

 

What is Chegg?

An ‘always on’ digital learning platform.

Chegg puts students first…Everything we build in this company is student-focused, making us the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg strives to improve the overall return on investment in education by helping students learn more in less time and at a lower cost. This is achieved by providing students a multitude of educational tools from affordable textbook rentals to Chegg Study which supplements their learning through 24/7 tutor access, step-by-step help with questions, and more. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG.

 

Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we’ve expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

April 26, 2020 at 11:17 pm

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