Senior Director of Corporate Development - Churchill Downs Incorporated (Louisville, KY)
The Senior Director of Corporate Development will work closely with the Corporate Development team, Legal Department, and Senior Management to (i) assist in the development of corporate strategy, (ii) lead cross-functional teams to execute mergers & acquisitions as well as non-standard commercial arrangements and (iii) analyze and make recommendations concerning potential acquisition or organic growth opportunities. The successful candidate will be a self-starter confident in taking responsibility for execution of development projects from identification of the opportunity until closing, working with various corporate departments and outside resources along the way. This position reports to the SVP, Corporate Development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervises project personnel on an ad hoc basis
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
MBA or JD
5-10 years in corporate development, investment banking, private equity or transaction execution
Experienced in structuring and negotiating transactions, leading transaction project teams
Demonstrated ability to develop new growth initiatives and “investable ideas”
Proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining exceptional attention to detail
Strong quantitative, qualitative, and analytical ability
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Shows initiative; a “take it and run with it” mentality
Technology and/or gaming industry experience a plus