Corporate Development Associate

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What Betterup is looking for in applicants

At BetterUp, we give people the coaching, support, and push they need to reach peak performance and unlock their limitless potential, in all they do, personally and professionally. We work with world-class experts and Coaches, pioneer innovative technology, and foster human touch at scale to fuel the BetterUp experience, and make growth and development achievable for all. We believe that practicing strong mental fitness is a never-ending practice of maintaining and building the strengths that precede health, happiness, and success. 

And we’re looking to build out a diverse and ambitious team of go-getters to join us as we grow. Exciting opportunities lie ahead, as well as work that makes a real difference — not only in the lives of others, but for your own personal and professional growth, too. Join us as we continue to bring BetterUp to more people everywhere, and create impactful change for our members and for you. 

We are looking for a passionate and driven individual to join our Corporate Development team, supporting our inorganic efforts across all business lines globally. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, innovation, and the Employe Experience ecosystem. You have a track record of successfully owning discrete projects and tasks with measurable impact from ideation to execution and rollout. You are comfortable handling multiple – and competing – projects at the same time, adjusting your priorities on the fly. You know when to sweat the details and when to back off and look at the bigger picture. Long-term impact is what motivates you, so you are always thinking about how to move things along.

You will help drive BetterUp’s corporate development strategy and execution and have a significant impact on the company and its future. You will support, and ultimately, own specific M&A opportunities and strategic initiatives end-to-end, developing insightful analyses and communicating clearly and compellingly. You will be involved in sensitive projects and need to maturely handle confidential information. You will work closely with the members of our leadership team, who rely on you to make smart recommendations and to lead change.

What you’ll do:

  • Support the evaluation and execution of M&A opportunities and strategic initiatives, including opportunity assessment, business case development, and leading due diligence processes
  • Conduct thorough financial analysis to assess company valuation and synergy opportunities 
  • Source, research, and recommend potential M&A and strategic opportunities
  • Frame questions, analysis and meaningful and unbiased decision points for executives / stakeholders to make informed, efficient decisions
  • Be a subject matter expert on our industry, adjacent spaces, and relevant other companies
  • Effectively manage and communicate with cross-functional teams and leadership to evaluate and execute opportunities

If you have some or all of the following, please apply:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a top-tier technology, investment banking, or management consulting role; prior experience with driving buy-side M&A transactions end-to-end in a previous corporate development role is a plus
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with a practical, quantifiable and structured approach to problem solving


At BetterUp, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community. 

  • Access to BetterUp coaching; one for you and one for a friend or family member 
  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Per year: 
  • Holiday charitable contribution of your choice on behalf of BetterUp
  • 401(k) self contribution

We are dedicated to building diverse teams that fuel an authentic workplace and sense of belonging for each and every employee. We know applying for a job can be intimidating, please don’t hesitate to reach out — we encourage everyone interested in joining us to apply.

BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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