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Corporate Strategy Director



Remote · Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

The Director, Corporate Strategy is a critical member of Yahoo’s Corporate Strategy Team, reporting to the VP of Strategy. This team leads the strategy and key decisions across the Company’s portfolio of businesses as well as developing the strategy for and launching new ones.

  • Work closely with executives and business unit leaders to identify, evaluate, and accelerate strategies for growth

  • Lead development of insights and recommendations across media, consumer & tech-related industries, including understanding of competitive dynamics and strategic value of participation in certain markets, new business model evaluation and key drivers of performance

  • Accountable for managing and delivering on multiple initiatives in a highly dynamic environment, while calm under pressure

  • Lead analysis and management of project workstreams to support Yahoo’s corporate strategy, including new business development, corporate development (M&A), and other major corporate initiatives

  • High senior executive visibility; you will present your analyses and recommendations to leaders across the organization and partner with them on operational execution


  • 10+ years experience, with 3+ in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, or leading Consumer Technology company

  • Experience with data-driven analysis, such as market sizing and business plan development, that leads to decision execution

  • High intellectual curiosity, superior organizational, communication, presentation, structured thinking and analytical skills

  • Results-oriented mindset to drive end-to-end projects with complete, accurate and timely delivery of analyses and project objectives

  • A strong work ethic, and a proven ability to be a leader in cross-functional teams

  • You are resourceful, agile, and flexible – where there are no solutions, you create them; where you are strapped for resources, you find scrappy ways to get the job done

  • Ability to operate with a high degree of discretion and confidentiality

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA a plus

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $140,890.00 - $306,705.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.