• Mimecast Services Limited
  • $215,630.00 -215,630.00/year*
  • Lexington, MA
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 167 Grant St

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ID 2019-3637
Job Location(s) US-MA-Lexington
Position Type Permanent - Full Time

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The Director, Corporate Development will play a key role as part of the Strategy team in defining and executing M&A opportunities for Mimecast. Reporting to the VP, Corporate and Business Development, this professional will be responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing M&A activities in key areas. The ideal candidate enjoys diving deep into complex problems, works effectively with cross-functional teams and thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The selected candidate will play a critical role in contributing to the strategy, business evolution, and long-term success of Mimecast as a key business partner to the leadership team.


  • Lead efforts with the product, engineering, and executive teams to identify M&A opportunities and strategic technology partnerships in areas critical to advancing Mimecast's growth strategy
  • Translate market needs, challenges, and key objectives into a roadmap for M&A investigation
  • Evaluate potential targets in select areas, proactively make recommendations that support Mimecast's business objectives, and manage the process of building consensus
  • Cultivate, negotiate, and manage targets to deliver incremental value; working with cross-functional groups within Mimecast to ensure successful execution
  • Manage the pipeline of M&A activities; ensuring progress and visibility around key investigation areas
  • Help establish the ongoing processes, skill sets, and strategy that will enable Mimecast to further build out our corporate development capabilities


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field; MBA or advanced degree desired
  • 7-10+ years of technology corporate development experience in SaaS or Security
  • Proven ability to build business cases and valuation models surrounding M&A targets
  • Track record of successfully completing end-to-end M&A negotiations in close collaboration with internal teams
  • Excellent communicator who synthesizes complex ideas into simple concepts
  • Strategic thinker who brings structure to ambiguous situation and facilitates data-based decision making
  • Thinks strategically but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Exhibits excellent judgment under challenging circumstances
  • Has relentlessly high standards and a desire to achieve superior results
  • Strives for fact-based ways to make recommendations and gain alignment among team members


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, dental and life coverage. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion and integrity.

Mimecast is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. EEO is the Law.


Associated topics: ceo, evp, executive, executive director, front office, general manager, manager ii, manager iii, regional manager, state president

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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