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Venmo Growth Manager in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

Venmo is continuously innovating and launching new products that make Venmo the wallet of choice for all people. Our goal is to make Venmo ubiquitous, simplify payments and enable secure & fun experiences. We are constantly seeking to grow our user base. The Venmo Growth Manager is responsible for driving user growth through product and marketing initiatives, such as referrals, working in a cross-functional manner to increase acquisition, retention and engagement. You will be responsible for a top line user growth number and need to work with multiple teams to deliver against this goal.

Planning & Strategy

•          Actively partner with product, sales, data science and other marketing stakeholders to identify and test new sources of growth across Venmo to drive topline user growth metric​

•          Own and lead the product roadmap for the growth engineering team including developing specs, making decisions across features and prioritizing opportunities list ​

•          Drive cross functional planning and execution across the variety of product and stakeholder teams involved with Venmo​

•          Lead ideation, strategy and creation of the experimentation roadmap, coming up and seeking ideas with greatest odds to “raise the ceiling”. ​

•          Help drive Backlog prioritization working with growth analytics to size / model highest potential ideas ​

•          Partner closely with Lifecycle and Paid media teams to promote growth initiatives across the most effective channels ​

•          Strive for optimal user experiences across in product and marketing driven initiatives ​

•          Work closely with Risk, Legal and Compliance to build programs that are scalable and effective ​

•          Be a complete owner of your number and your experiences, do what it takes to get to the number while being a partner for any problems or issues that arise ​

Testing & Execution

•          Write the Experiment brief and testing plan ensuring reliable tracking / instrumentation across funnel​

•          Develop optimal experiment vetting idea and against end-to-end customer experience, and working with embedded creative team to develop elevated creative / copy execution​

•          Actively monitor and seek learning immediately post launch to improve results in-flight​

Learnings & Analytics

•          Drive rigorous learning and insights post launch. Audit every aspect of the product and identify opportunities for enhancements​

•           Work closely with lifecycle and paid media to review funnel, audience, messaging, etc. reflecting insights into the next experiment for marketing​

•          Seek to innovate and scale what has been proven as fast as possible to achieve maximum impact​

Growth / Agile Discipline

•          Embody agile ways of working from planning through execution and learnings – ceremonies and artifacts

Experience and Skills

  • 4+ years of experience as data-driven individual with bias towards action and innovation​
  • Entrepreneurial & Results Focused: bring a ‘hustler’ style mentality and be highly results oriented. Get things done against the odds​
  • Inquisitive marketer and thinker with high-level of curiosity and drive to test new ideas and future sources of growth​
  • Experience with A/B testing and supporting measurement and attribution techniques ​
  • Highly analytical individual with ability to model experiments and extract valuable insights across large data sets​
  • Excellent communicator, who interacts with clarity and purpose, and who has experience interacting at all levels of organization​
  • Experience working effectively in a heavily cross functional, fast-paced and ideally agile environments​
  • Collaborative, team-oriented, respectful, high integrity, able to deal with ambiguity in a constantly changing environment​
  • Passion for PayPal and its mission​
  • Bachelor’s Degree or more

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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 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