Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), is a leading digital-first media company currently operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – including, Mashable, IGN, MedPage Today, Everyday Health, AskMen, SpeedTest, Offers.com, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide through a variety of different business models. The Company is headquartered in New York City and has offices worldwide.
The Corporate Development function at Ziff Davis works closely with senior management at j2 Global, Ziff Davis and other leaders across the Ziff Davis portfolio to identify, evaluate and execute inorganic growth strategies for Ziff Davis and its portfolio companies. Over the last few years, Ziff Davis has been one of the most acquisitive companies in digital media – a trend that will continue as M&A is core to the firm’s philosophy and growth strategy.
Over the course of the summer internship program, this position will be expected to play an active role in idea generation, sourcing, evaluation, structuring, execution and integration of deals across the Ziff Davis portfolio. Work may include bottoms-up financial modeling and valuation analysis, meetings with target companies and intermediaries, presentations to senior leadership, due diligence support and project management. As part of the Corporate Development team, this person will work in partnership with business unit leaders as well as Corporate teams including Finance, Legal, Human Resources and Information Technology to drive outcomes and processes related to mergers and acquisitions.
**Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer**