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Sponsorship Marketing Specialist in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/29/2021

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 392 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

As part of the Merchant & Partnership Activation team, you will play a key role in driving our marketing sponsorships in support of business outcomes. In this role you will help deliver exciting marketing programs that align with consumer passion points and generate compelling content that creates an emotional connection. This work will have a measurable impact on our brand and business. Ultimately you are a doer, with high drive and strong sense of accountability.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support activation of sponsorships and partnerships that will reach and connect with consumers through their passion points.
  • Lead activation across the organization to create experiences that will drive consumer, b2b, enterprise, employees and community objectives.
  • Serve as day-to-day contact with the partner, lead weekly agendas, monthly reviews and executive level report outs.
  • Execute flawlessly by aiding campaign development and executional support including media briefings, creative production, influencer programs and all other aspects of campaign management. 
  • Partner with analytics and finance to ensure all campaigns are accurately measured and deliver on the business goals, establishing clear KPIs, an agile learning agenda and best practices.  
  • Innovative thinker, who challenges status quo and seeks to build test and learn agenda to increase impact of our sponsorships.
  • As needed, will support the activation of additional vertical marketing programs within the team.

Keys Skills/Experience

  • Experience developing and executing sponsorship campaigns with creative, media agencies
  • Creative, high energy with a passion for sports/gaming/lifestyle marketing
  • Fluent in content marketing strategies and platforms
  • Analytical with experience in marketing attribution
  • Work within tech and global corporations a plus
  • Experience collaborating within dynamic and matrixed organizations. 
  • Strong presentation skills; able to communicate effectively with senior leaders and stakeholders
  • Solution oriented and can effectively resolves conflicts
  • Takes and outside in perspective and actively shares best practices and ideas within the team
  • Builds trust and effective relationships with peers
  • Thrive in a self-starter, fast-paced and changing environment. 
  • Experience with marketing partnerships and co-creating content with partners, understanding of the nature of co-marketing a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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