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PayPal Ventures Community Builder in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/13/2021

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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.

We have a current opening for an Analyst to Join the PayPal Ventures team in San Jose. This position reports to the Sr. Director of PayPal Ventures. The PayPal Ventures team is investing out of its second fund and the number of companies in our portfolio continues to grow. We are looking for an Operations Analyst to support the team, support our portfolio companies, enhance the PayPal Ventures brand & help us expertly fulfill on our mandate to deliver strategic sensing value back to PayPal leaders / business units.

  • Strategic sensing material development – Perform analysis and create collateral that helps senior leaders understand key trends, learnings and dynamics of the venture ecosystem
  • Ventures external communications – Create and manage external communications to our portfolio companies and the broader ecosystem (email newsletter, off-cycle announcements, LinkedIn, Twitter, PPV website), including all approvals & cross-functional signoffs
  • Ventures Internal communications – Create and manage internal communications within PayPal to drive greater internal awareness & deal flow (email newsletter, off-cycle announcements, TechTalks, Webinars)
  • Event planning – Plan digital & in-person PayPal & portfolio company events; coordinate conference presence
  • Operating workstreams – Execute against ad hoc operating workstreams (PayPal organizational mapping, case study development and approvals, portfolio support material development, etc.)
  • Assist in follow-ups from our sensing meetings and internal meetings
  • Act as a resource and touchpoint for our portfolio companies

Requirements

  • 4+ years experience in Operations, Marketing, Consulting, Analytics or Product at a technology company
  • Strong written and oral communication skills – able to clearly and concisely explain concepts and insights
  • Strong storytelling & PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical skills, fluency in performing broad quantitative analysis
  • Understanding and fluency in social tools – LinkedIn, Twitter
  • Attention to detail; great follow-through
  • Interest and general understanding of venture and the startup community
  • Adept with technology and a strategic thinker – knows what’s best for the business
  • Excellent judgment, mature personality, and experience working with executives
  • Team player, pro-active and action oriented, anticipates needs, organized, is assertive, and is highly accountable

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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