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Director UK and Ireland in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/17/2020

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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 286 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.

PayPal Giving Fund aims to inspire a new wave of philanthropy by harnessing the power of technology to make giving a part of everyday life. We do this by developing and managing innovative programmes that enable donors to support their favourite charities with leading Internet businesses, including PayPal, Facebook, eBay, Humble Bundle and GoFundMe.

The Director, UK and Ireland, will have responsibility for growing PayPal Giving Fund’s impact and efficiency through effective management and governance, targeted business development, go-to-market planning and operational improvement. Reporting to PPGF’s Global CEO, the director will be based mainly in the UK but we also anticipate they will spend time supporting the development of PayPal Giving Fund’s future operations in Ireland.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing leadership for PayPal Giving Fund in the UK and Ireland
  • Driving growth through business development
  • Managing and improving our operations

Job Requirements:

  • Master Degree or equivalent
  • Experience in sales and business development within internet businesses or similar organisations
  • Experience in multinational organisations with complex structures
  • A thoughtful and numerate analyst, with the ability to see the story behind financial and other metrics
  • The intellectual ability and confidence to develop and adapt strategy, and to present plans to experienced executives for scrutiny
  • A systems thinker, with the ability to understand and optimize complex ecosystems with multiple goals
  • A strong understanding and passion for the charity and fundraising sector and the online world
  • A proven manager of people with demonstrable leadership potential
  • An experienced and responsible manager of programms and budgets
  • Have a collaborative and flexible style, able to handle ambiguity and dependencies on internal and external organizations
  • The right to work in Ireland or UK or potential ability to secure this quickly.

PayPal Giving Fund welcomes applications from everyone and actively seeks to encourage people from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply for our roles. We ask all our people to demonstrate a commitment to the values and working behaviours of PayPal Giving Fund:

  • We are open to change: we are flexible and respond positively and quickly to changes in our environment, communicating and coordinating to stay on top of things
  • We're transparent and inclusive: we share relevant information and involve people in shaping our ideas.
  • We're practical and results-focused: we take ownership of our work, solve problems for customers, and prioritise effective and streamlined delivery
  • We learn: we develop expertise ourselves, and actively search for new sources of expertise to help us grow.
  • We’re a team: we show togetherness and support each other to improve every day

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