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Corporate Strategy Associate



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

At Qualia, we’ve built a new class of real estate technology that simplifies home buying and selling into a simple, secure, and enjoyable process. Our products bring together users from across the real estate ecosystem—homebuyers and sellers, lenders, title and escrow agents, and real estate agents—onto a single shared platform, providing greater clarity and transparency to real estate transactions. Today, millions of consumers use Qualia to close on homes every year.


The Corporate Strategy Associate will play a vital role in supporting the VP of Corporate Strategy in researching and evaluating M&A opportunities, managing investor relations, and cultivating select strategic business partnerships. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work closely with senior leadership and play a critical role in advancing the overall growth and success of the company. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a strong business acumen, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across teams to drive operational excellence. If you're looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact at a fast-growing technology company, then this role may be the right fit for you.


  • Assist in conducting market and competitive analysis to identify growth opportunities and assess potential risks.
  • Perform in-depth research and analysis of potential M&A and strategic partnership opportunities that align with the company's growth objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess the strategic fit and potential risks associated with each opportunity.
  • Assist in managing select ongoing business partnerships, monitoring performance, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Support the development and execution of the investor relations strategy, including creating investor presentations, and other communication materials.
  • Perform ad hoc projects and investigations, using data analysis and critical thinking skills to identify opportunities for improvement and drive decision-making.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, engineering, or related field. MBA is a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in an associate level role, preferably in investment banking, trading, consulting, venture, or a start-up environment. Knowledge of M&A practices, and partnership strategies is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and financial modeling skills with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to think strategically and understand the competitive landscape.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to operate independently, work with minimal supervision, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Nice to have: experience with computer programming and data science


Qualia is made up of incredibly bright, mission-driven coworkers who are passionate about using technology to solve real world problems—and we’re growing quickly. In order to continue building an engaging and dynamic organization, we’re committed to giving everyone the support they need to do great work.

Our benefits package is designed to allow our team members to be their best selves, both in and out of the workplace. In addition to comprehensive health plans, a 401k program, and commuter benefits, we prioritize family and personal well-being through professional development, parental leave, and a flexible time off policy. Qualia offers a robust online onboarding program to train new hires, biweekly all hands meetings, daily meditation sessions, and a variety of internal virtual events to keep employees connected.

We believe diverse perspectives and backgrounds are critical to building great technology, and our goal is to cultivate an environment where people feel equally valued and respected. Qualia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, or veteran status.