Senior Manager, Corporate Development and Strategy

Bus Dev · Frisco, Texas
Department Bus Dev
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor


Senior Manager, Corporate Development & Strategy 


The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit


The Senior Manager, Corporate Development & Strategy will support the team’s efforts in analyzing business opportunities to drive both organic and inorganic growth. The successful candidate is an independent, analytical, and intellectually curious individual who can identify issues, structure analyses, develop solutions, and articulate findings to wide range of business stakeholders, including senior leadership throughout the organization. 

The role will require an individual that is comfortable working in ambiguous environments, is partnership-centric (“We only achieve success through others.”) and is a self-starter. 


This position is open to remote work in certain states. 



Corporate Development and M&A –  


  • Help develop and monitor pipeline of M&A opportunities
  • Support evaluation and execution of potential merger and acquisition opportunities by conducting due diligence, developing business cases, building detailed financial models (DCF, comps, accretion / dilution)
  • Partner closely with internal leaders and external advisors to help shape and execute our M&A strategy.
  • Support assessment of potential partnership and other corporate development opportunities.



Business Unit Strategy & Support –  

  • Actively participate in key corporate and business unit strategi planning process, working across the organization to frame strategy and drive alignment
  • Develop deep relationships with key functional and business leaders and work closely with them on analyzing and evaluating initiatives that could have a material impact on the business.

You Are: 

  • A Numbers person – P&Ls, business plans, business models, research and analysis are some of the tools you have honed over your career to much success.  Numbers can tell compelling stories in the right hands. 
  • An Advisor – You have a service mentality and enjoy the role of trusted advisory.  You adapt your style to the audience, always striving to create alignment, excitement, and clarity up and down the organization. 
  • Accountable – You take ownership over your projects and feel a strong sense of ownership of everything you work on regardless of scale, scope, or visibility.   
  • Inquisitive – You love figuring out how things work.  Research is not work, it’s a crucial aspect of discovery.   




  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of work experience, ideally with background in management consulting, investment banking, private equity, and/or strategy at a leading media or technology company
  • Exceptional problem-solving and quantitative skills, including strong financial modelling abilities
  • 7+ years video game experience, with a proven record of creating and executing meaningful partnerships
  • Strong knowledge of media, entertainment, and video game trends  
  • Familiarity with video game production or software development a plus
  • Corporate development/M&A experience a big plus 
  • BA/BS degree required; MBA preferred 

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. 


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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Bus Dev
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor