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Manager, Corporate Strategy and Development

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Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: San Francisco, California, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.



As a Corporate Strategy and Development Manager, you will be responsible for designing and executing strategic initiatives in close partnership with functional leaders across the organization. You will be expected to work on projects that can range from market assessments to growth strategies, which could result in M&A.  The Corporate Strategy team reports directly into the CEO and works cross-functionally with executives and senior leaders across the business. Your work will give you direct exposure to the executive team, an opportunity to influence major decisions with long-term implications, and contribute to our overall strategy and help drive its successful execution. 


Key Responsibilities:    

  • Work collaboratively across the organization, including the business group leaders to understand business strategies and assess opportunities in the context of the company’s corporate strategy
  • Research and understand industry landscapes to support the corporate strategy and development process
  • Active involvement in strategic planning processes and cross functional strategic initiatives
  • Help identify and evaluate acquisition, investment, and partnering opportunities, leveraging analytical capabilities
  • Assist in all aspects of the corporate development process including sourcing and qualification of opportunities, market research, competitive analysis, due diligence, and deal execution 
  • Engage regularly with external advisors to develop views on market trends and opportunities for Dolby



  • Undergraduate degree required
  • 5-7 years of total business experience is required, with meaningful exposure to strategic consulting, market analysis, corporate development, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to think strategically, understand market dynamics and competitive forces in today’s technology landscape
  • Ability to assess opportunities with reference to market trends and business strategy
  • Ability to synthesize diverse sets of information and frame coherent rationales for decision-making
  • Process management skills and ability to facilitate strategic processes with key internal stakeholders
  • Solid research, analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with a hands-on mindset
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Technology industry experience is a plus


Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland