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Corporate Development and Investor Relations Associate (Remote)

Remote - United States


A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.


"Amplify’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided. “


Amplify is seeking a Corporate Development and Investor Relations Associate. This position will report to the Associate Vice President of Corporate Development. As the Associate in Corporate Development and Investor Relations, you will play a vital role in developing Amplify’s M&A and strategic partnerships strategy, sourcing, and executing on opportunities. Some of your key responsibilities would include:  


  • Execute on M&A and strategic partnership opportunities – including: sourcing, due diligence, and transaction execution
  • Analyze new market opportunities within the EdTech space 
  • Identify and develop potential acquisition and partnership candidates based on defined strategic criteria
  • Assist with writing investment memorandums that encapsulate feedback from leaders across Amplify and summarize opportunities for Amplify’s board of directors and other major investors
  • Manage capital raising activities and investor relations – including: investor presentations, fundraising process management, due diligence, and reporting to existing shareholders


We think you’d enjoy and excel in this role if:


  • You value growth – Joining Amplify offers the opportunity for career growth and role expansion as we continue to scale.
  • You enjoy working across-functions – In this role, you will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally with teams across strategy, sales, product, operations, and finance.
  • You are thoughtful and creative – Amplify has an inclusive culture that values diversity and creativity.
  • You value education – We are committed to supporting teachers in creating rigorous and riveting learning experiences for students.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience 
  • 1-2 years of experience in M&A, due diligence, or capital raises
  • Background in venture capital, investment banking, corporate development, private equity, or consulting
  • Understanding of finance and accounting
  • Solid proficiency working in Excel/Google Sheets and Powerpoint/Google Slides
  • Experience working directly with C-level executives


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Prior work experience in education or education adjacent markets
  • Attention to detail & focus – You are both able to dive deep on granular analysis, and to contextualize that work in the larger arc of a project.
  • Strong work ethic – You are dedicated and willing to put in the effort to accomplish a task.
  • Strong communication skills – Both in-person, orally and in writing/presentation materials. This is a high profile role where you’d gain exposure to Amplify’s key senior employees, shareholders, business partners, and potential investment-acquisition targets.
  • Skillful and thoughtful process management – You possess the ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, ensuring smooth and efficient progress.



 

What we offer:


Salary is only one component of the Amplify Total Rewards package, which includes a lucrative 401(k) plan, incentive stock options, competitive health insurance and mental health options, basic life insurance, paid time off, parental leave, and access to best-in-class development programs. The gross salary range for this role is $90,000 - $110,000. This role is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus that rewards individual and company performance.


We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 


Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. 

 

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

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Amplify is a leading curriculum and assessment company dedicated to collaborating with educators to create rigorous and riveting learning experiences for students.

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