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Merchant & Partner Activation US in San Francisco at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/23/2021

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 375 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 supporting our strategic partners inclusion in our marketing programs to drives demand in key strategic verticals. In addition, in this role you will help deliver exciting marketing programs that align with the consumer passion points by generating compelling content creates an emotional connection and will have measurable impact on our brand and partners business. Ultimately you are a doer, with high drive and strong sense of accountability.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support local activation of Global Vertical Marketing & Partnership Strategy for our strategic verticals (Home Essentials, Fashion, Entertainment/Gaming, Travel and Sports) via content led marketing that will reach and connect with consumers through their passion points.
  • Execute flawlessly by aiding campaign development and executional support including media briefings, creative production, influencer programs and all other aspects of campaign management in multiple markets around the world. 
  • Partner with Global team to identify key strategic partners which could drive growth through these on going programs. Additionally, help support marketers in sharing these programs with our partners to bring together merchant partners to drive business outcomes. 
  • Facilitate inclusion of top these merchants in brand, performance and lifecycle programs at pace leveraging an agile approach.
  • 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.  

Keys Skills/Experience

  • Experience Developing and Executing Marketing Campaigns with creative, media agencies
  • 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 merchant partners, understanding of the nature of co-marketing a plus
  • MBA preferred

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