Senior Manager, Post-Acquisition Integration

Stroll - Greater Philadelphia Area

Posted 900 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Strategy/Planning
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
  • Job ID
    2795561

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Senior Manager, Post-Acquisition Integration, M&A Team (Language Learning Market)

Stroll, LLC is a next-generation education e-commerce platform company which uses proprietary analytical marketing methods to sell educational products to consumers. Located in downtown Center City, Philadelphia, Stroll has grown revenue at an annual rate of 73% since 2002 and 135% in 2011 alone, making the company one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States according to Inc. Magazine. The company is currently focused on rapidly growing its leading language learning products business and sells the Pimsleur line of products through its Pimsleur Approach web property (www.PimsleurApproach.com), as well as cultivating expansion opportunities into other educational products verticals. By 2020, Stroll aims exceed $1 billion in revenue before setting its sights on even loftier targets. 

Stroll has an immediate opening in its Center City office for a Senior Manager, Post-Acquisition Integration. As part of our 2012 growth strategy in the language learning vertical, Stroll expects to complete the acquisition and integration of a best-in-breed software or audio-based language learning product line. The Senior Manager, Post-Acquisition Integration will be a part of Stroll’s M&A Team, reporting directly to Stroll’s current Director of M&A and will also work closely with Stoll’s current Manager of Expansion Markets and Product Development Manager. The professional who assumes this role will be responsible for (1) leading all initiatives related to the post-acquisition integration of the new product line and business entity and (2) assisting in the development of the post-acquisition market strategy of the acquired entity.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director of M&A in leading due diligence efforts vis-a-vis final acquisition candidate companies and provide final comparative analysis of all candidate companies assessed in this phase
  • In the event of a software-intensive product line acquisition, work with third party consultant to conduct and complete a software code base audit
  • Spearhead all integration planning and post-acquisition integration efforts ensuring smooth phase in of newly acquired entity relative to existing Stroll marketing activities
  • Assist Manager of Expansion Markets and Product Development Manager in aligning newly acquired entity with pre-defined expansion marketing strategies across Digital, B2B, B2G, B2School, TV, Radio, Print, Mobile, International and ESL markets.
  • Serve as central point person on all post-acquisition integration ad hoc logistical needs

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of related work experience
  • 3-4 years experience in mergers & acquisitions analysis and integration planning and execution
  • Experience in consumer direct marketing and/or internet marketing a plus
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills. Experience with valuation modeling a plus
  • Proven hands-on general management skills
  • MBA from an Ivy League school. Concentration in Finance and/or Management preferred
  • 10% travel required to North American satellite office(s) of newly acquired entity

About this company

Stroll

Stroll is a next-generation education e-commerce platform company which uses proprietary analytical marketing methods to sell educational products to consumers. Located in downtown Center City, Philadelphia, Stroll has grown revenue at an annual rate of 73% since 2002 and 135% in 2011 alone, making the company one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States according to Inc. Magazine. The company is currently focused on rapidly growing its leading language learning products business and cultivating expansion opportunities into other educational products verticals. By 2020, Stroll aims exceed $1 billion in revenue before setting its sights on even loftier targets.

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