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Director, Corporate Development

The Position:

The Director of Corporate Development leads the execution of JazzHR’s strategic partner and corporate development objectives.

Responsibilities include sourcing, negotiating, and launching JazzHR partnerships designed to promote the company’s products to the North American SMB market, as well as execution of the company’s M&A strategy.   Success will be measured by deal completion and metric performance.

Strategic vision, exceptional communication, and detailed execution skills combined with a results-oriented hunter mindset are key requirements of this role. 

The Director of Corporate Development role reports to the CEO.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Drive execution of the Company’s corporate development strategy, in close collaboration with the CEO & VP, Finance
  • Strategic Partnerships: Source, successfully negotiate, and launch strategic partnerships to promote and drive sales of JazzHR products
  • Maintain executive-level sponsor relationships with all strategic partners
  • Work collaboratively with JazzHR internal stakeholders to maximize partnership performance

What you’ll bring:

  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter with a proven ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to conceptualize, design, and execute successful acquisitions and partnerships
  • Deeply ingrained “we win by delighting our customers and partners” mindset
  • Competitive with a strong desire to succeed
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Travel expectation of ~ 6 nights per month, at times more as required
  • Human Capital Management industry experience and relationship network preferred
  • Skills ranging from conceptual  to an “in the weeds” detail orientation
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving, fluid, high growth environment
  • Gravitas to drive hard-charging execution, interpersonal skills to do so in a positive, constructive, fun manner
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills

This position is based in Waltham, MA and qualified candidates will be expected to work from JazzHR's office, though our entire team is currently working remotely on a temporary basis due to COVID-19. 

About JazzHR:

Since 2009, JazzHR has raised the bar in the recruiting software industry, with many of our innovations becoming industry-standard. We’re the first company to put powerful, yet easy-to-use recruiting software in the hands of startups, growing companies, and small businesses from all industries.

We’re called JazzHR because we feel it’s a powerful metaphor for the way our software breaks the rules of our industry. Jazz music doesn’t fit into a box. Jazz fans don’t fit in a box. Our company certainly doesn’t fit in a box, either! We're in constant pursuit of improvement. We're always developing new tools, features, and integrations to help over 7,000 businesses that trust us to help them recruit and grow their businesses.

JazzHR has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Waltham, MA. Most recently, our team was named "Company of the Year" by the Golden Bridge Awards, a Leader in G2's Fall 2019 Reports and part of the Pittsburgh Business Times' 2019 "Fast 50" List. JazzHR was also included on the Inc 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the third year, chosen for TrustRadius's 2019 Top Rated Award and named a 2019 "Rising Star" by the ADP Marketplace. We're proud of our accomplishments - click here to see more!

Our team is at the center of everything we do. If you want to contribute to a growing organization, be challenged, and see the results of your efforts, apply to one of our open positions today!

JazzHR is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are solely based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, ethnicity, age or any other status protected by the laws and regulations where we operate.

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