About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

As part of the Strategy & Corporate Development Team, you will work with senior executives on the execution of corporate strategy, fundraising and strategic partnerships while gaining substantive exposure to emerging technologies and trends in the Electric Vehicles and Mobility industry. Leveraging 3-5 years of experience in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, or management consulting, you will play a key role in the ongoing success of the team. Our team values entrepreneurial spirit, strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn new skills quickly in a fast-paced and exciting work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in sourcing, executing and managing business development and strategic partnership initiatives
  • Manage fundraising processes for future debt and equity capital raising
  • Formulate and test analyses for new strategic initiatives: new product lines, expansion opportunities, and new business models
  • Develop comprehensive financial models and ad hoc analyses including discounted cash flow, capitalization structures, comparable company, precedent M&A transactions, and merger consequence analyses
  • Conduct and analyze industry research related to new technologies in the automotive sector including electric vehicles, autonomous driving, internet-of-vehicles and mobility
  • Preparation of offering memoranda, pitch books and other material related to strategy, financings, valuations, and M&A transactions

Experience

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate development or management consulting
  • Experience and comfort with leading and managing working level deal teams
  • Experience in auto / mobility sector
  • Strong understanding of capital markets
  • Strong understanding of macroeconomics and economic trends
  • Bachelors degree with relevant coursework in finance and accounting preferred;
  • Strong financial analytical understanding and skills
  • Mastery of Excel and Power Point with extensive financial modeling experience
  • Business development / deal sourcing experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience in public equity and debt offerings

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.