Wework

Manager, Strategic Transactions

Wework

April 15, 2021


The Strategic Transactions team works directly with the CEO and has a dual mandate to (1) lead on special transactions and projects, including capital raising, and (2) help set and execute on global and business line strategy. The group serves our leadership team on their highest priorities. Examples include: developing fundraising strategy; structuring, evaluating and negotiating deals; owning strategy, planning and execution for incubating business lines and internal strategic workstreams. As a member of this team, you will be expected to work closely with senior executives across the company, as well as multiple partners from different functional areas. The right candidate will have a strong sense of ownership and have excellent problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.
Your Responsibilities:

  • Solving the problems different business lines and functions experience as we grow

  • Assessing unique transactions, from both a strategic and value-creation potential perspective

  • Working with our colleagues to implement our team's recommendations

  • Developing detailed financial models and valuation analyses for potential transactions

  • Working closely with our legal and financial teams to negotiate deals

  • Creating compelling presentations for review with our executive team and senior management

  • Leading negotiations of transaction terms and legal documentation, as well as ultimate transaction execution

Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of work experience at top-tier investment bank, consulting firm, or private equity

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Experience in technology and/or real estate preferred, but not required

  • Demonstrated experience in financial modeling and analysis and transaction execution

  • Experience with performing comprehensive analyses on a variety of problems or transaction structures

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Self-starter capable of working independently

  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience working effectively as part of a small team

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with quick deadlines

  • Ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and driven by a new challenge

About WeWork:
WeWork is the platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life’s work. Our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living, and our own team members are central to that goal.
Our mission doesn’t end with the small businesses and entrepreneurs that call us home. We believe in empowering our team to create their own life’s work. We move fast and we challenge each other, but we look after each other and care about our culture, which makes working here extremely rewarding. There’s a lot of work left for us to do, and we couldn’t do it without a single member of our team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.