EMEA Events and Site Communications Mgr in Dublin at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

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.


Core Duties:

Event management

  • Collaborate with Site Leaders to design and implement the EMEA Site Engagement strategy that creates and increases awareness of engagement projects, programmes and initiatives among teammates across the business.  
  • Manage a team of three event specialists who deliver day to day logistics of engagement events in PayPal.  These include: benefits events, affinity group celebrations, awareness days, holiday celebrations eg St. Patrick’s Day etc.
  • Design and deliver three family days, two summer parties and two festive parties for Dublin, Dundalk and Berlin sites.
  • Support and collaborate with PayPal’s Diversity and Inclusion employee groups to deliver their inclusion strategies engaging their communities and allies.
  • Manage site budgets, ensuring no overspend and that PayPal’s financial procedures are followed by the team.  Keep Site Leaders informed on budget spend and forecast.

Site Communications

  • Own implementation of the site internal communications strategy ensuring messages are communicated efficiently and effectively.
  • Ownership of the site communications channels including TV screens, weekly employee email, restroom readers and table talkers to ensure that messages are clear, effective and efficient and that employees have multiple opportunities to see what is happening and when.
  • Ownership of Communications to support all events and engagement activities especially the site parties.
  • Ownership for writing and coordinating Leader communications for EMEA.


  • Ownership for planning, writing and coordinating award applications for external third-party endorsement such as the CCMA Awards and Irish Sales Champion Awards.
  • Manage relationships with external organisations including community and business groups.
  • Coordinate the attendance of PayPal’s leadership at external events that support our community and CSR strategy.


  • Written communications
  • Motivating Others
  • Listening
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Organisational Agility
  • Strategic Agility
  • Delegation

Prerequisite Knowledge and Proficiencies:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work collaboratively
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to direct and motivate others
  • Ability to lead through vision and values
  • Skill in focusing on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, clarifying next steps, and delegating effectively to meet deadlines and achieve desired results.
  • Strong working knowledge of external systems, PC based internet and software applications (Internet, Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel)


  • 5 years’ experience in event management, employee engagement, or public relations
  • Experience in charity events management
  • Experience in community engagement
  • Experience working with global cross-functional organisations
  • Experience working with senior executives

Education requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Position Scope Details:

The employee engagement manager is a critical role in driving engagement and morale among the employee population. This role will focus on driving engagement for the three PayPal EMEA sites and also have responsibilities regarding site communications across all three sites.  The employee engagement manager will liaise directly with the leadership team including VPs, Directors, Group and Team Leaders, ensuring that engagement events align to and support business priorities.

Working under immediate supervision of the VP Customer Service and EMEA Site Coach Leader in Dublin, this position requires strong project management skills, excellent written communication skills and strong verbal communications skills with experience managing corporate and community events within a large multinational. The position requires someone who is very flexible, creative, learns quickly, has strong organisational skills and works well in a fast paced operations organisation.

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.



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