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Account Executive in Shenzhen at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/6/2020

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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 305 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.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES PayPal helps businesses go global by enabling payments for over 200+ markets through cross border ecommerce. The Business Development Manager is responsible for and development new and innovative opportunities for the PayPal China business. The objective will be to enable marketplaces merchants to build/grow their own website business with PayPal and eco-system partners total solutions. Utilizing in-depth industry knowledge and merchant insights, the Business Development Manager is an expert in PayPal solutions, delivering best-in-class service and drive merchants business transformation and growth.


1. Identify sales opportunities of potential merchants, and develop an outside-in-view of the merchant’s e-Commerce business; the key drivers of their growth & the pain points where they need support;
2. Enable merchants with PayPal total solutions, drive merchants to build the capabilities of operating own website business;
3. Maintain best in class PayPal product integration standards to help merchants optimize their e-Commerce sales performance;
4. Responsible for cross-selling and upselling PayPal’s new product and services to meet or exceed business targets;
5. Collaborate with marketing, channel partners, risk management, integration and business supporting team to promote the key solutions;
6. Meet the sales quota, such as merchant onboarding number, TPV (total purchase volume), revenue target.

Basic Qualification:
1. Bachelor’s Degree or above preferred but not required;
2. 5 years’ work experience in the Payment Industry, Financial Services, IT solutions, e-Commerce and Digital Goods;
3. Proven success record in sales, business development or relationship management;
4. Strong verbal and written skills in English and Mandarin.

Ability & Skills Required:
1. Results oriented, self-motivated and a “hands on” person with proven ability on sales execution to deliver results in fast pace working environment;
2. Strong analytical skills and entrepreneurial spirit to excavate sales opportunities;
3. Research and problem-solving skills whilst working with multiple internal departments to address and solve merchant queries;
4. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
5. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, negotiation and presentation skills required;
6. Must be a proactive self-starter, open to change, be able to work in virtual team environment.

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.

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