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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.
We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.
From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.
CDK Global. Where Stability meets Agility. CDK is one of the largest global technology providers to the automotive industry, with more than 26,000 dealer sites in over 100 countries and nearly 9,000 employees worldwide. CDK Global’s solutions automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-targeted digital marketing solutions to unified dealer management systems. If you’re looking for an opportunity to showcase the “CEO” in you, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours.
The Corporate Development Intern will play a hyper-critical role on the Global Corporate Development / M&A team at CDK Global. The Global Corporate Development / M&A team helps define and craft CDK’s business vision through inorganic growth by partnering with the CEO of CDK Global and CDK’s executive leadership teams including divisions of the Chief Product / Technology Officer, General Counsel, and Chief Financial Officer, amongst other leaders.
As a Corporate Development Intern at CDK, you will be expected to:
Drive projects that identify and validate new technologies and opportunities that extend CDK’s leading market position and support value-creation activities for our customers and stakeholders
Work closely with cross-functional business units to evaluate CDK’s current product portfolio, market position, strategic plans, and understand opportunities for inorganic growth
Influence inorganic growth strategies including opportunities for CDK to build, buy, partner, invest, or co-develop
Build relationships with industry experts; thrive in a high-visibility role, including exposure from CDK’s C-suite
Persevere under complex problems and be able to effectively communicate thought processes, problem identification, and recommendations for course-correction
A strong candidate will have interest in business markets and models, competitive landscapes, financial modeling, project management, and what makes SaaS companies successful in the digital age. An applicable candidate may also have experience or education in Technology, Data Analysis, Finance & Accounting, Economics, or other business-focused disciplines.
We are looking for individuals who live and breathe curiosity, value-creation, and driving results in a fast-paced and changing environment. With the agility of a start-up and stability of a $2 billion dollar company, joining the CDK Corporate Development team will afford you the chance to explore highly complex problems, gain insight into strategic issues and inorganic growth decisions at the forefront of the industry, and stress-test growth opportunities and strategic decisions with industry thought-leaders.
Currently pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree in a business related field.
Exceptionally strong written and verbal communications; aptitude for presenting to executives
Quantitative capacity and advanced ability to use or quickly learn tools like Excel, Tableau, PowerPoint
Proven ability to simplify inherently complex issues and organize plans that address market needs
Team player who can collaborate and build consensus at all levels within the organization
Location: CDK Global, 1950 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Questions? Contact Molly Szabo at firstname.lastname@example.org
CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well. All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.
At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.