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Event Marketing Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/6/2021

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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 an Event Marketing Manager within Enterprise Marketing’s Global Events & Experiences Team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams across the org to lead event programming for key Industry and PayPal owned customer events. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be a part of a newly created & growing team, offering the ability contribute to and execute upon an ever-growing list of new event formats and experiential moments. 

About PayPal 

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 361 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 Venmo, Braintree, Honey, 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.  

 

Primary Job Responsibilities 

  • Work with the core Enterprise Marketing Team and across stakeholders in Sales, Sales Enablement, Product Marketing, Brand and Comms to develop and execute innovative, immersive, and impactful customer programs 

  • Contribute to a diverse range of projects across digital, virtual, and physical event environments  

  • Oversee the A-Z lifecycle of an event, informing creative strategy, coordinating with internal stakeholders and external agencies, executing programming efficiently and effectively, and conducting post event reviews & impact assessments   

 

Experience and Skills (the what) 

  • 10+ years of experience leading event marketing & experiential programs (preferably within the Enterprise and/or FinTech space) 

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, especially amongst key executives and stakeholders 

  • High-energy, resourceful and solution focused attitude  

  • Curiosity in an environment of constant learning  

  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven atmosphere with multiple competing priorities 

  • Comfort working with cross-functional groups and executive leadership  

  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills 

 

Qualities and Behaviours (the how) 

  • Collaborative and inclusive approach to work  

  • Envisions the road ahead, yet meticulous with details 

  • Constant eye towards Innovation, seeking out new opportunities to deliver impact at scale  

  • Demonstrates and contributes to "best-in-class“ event marketing and executional practices  

 

The type of marketer that flourishes at PayPal  

  • Middle-brained Marketer who can flex across the funnel while driving connectivity of marketing with the business 

  • Results Focus is a business builder who ties all work back to overall commercial impact 

  • Strong Collaborator who partners with stakeholders for win-win 

  • Change Agent we are rapidly evolving as a business and need someone who can be at the helm to lead change 

  • Thought Leader uncovers consumer insights to create new marketing opportunities  

  • Nurturer of Talent to bring out the best in individuals and teams 

  • Deals with Ambiguity to take the unknown into action 

  • Challenges the Status Quo and believes things can always be improved  

  • A believer in the “Greater Good” one who always puts others’ needs above their own 

  • Lives and believes in the company values 


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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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