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Consumer Development Intern in Stockholm at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/20/2019

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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 267 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.

PayPal has over 200M active consumers globally. This Consumer Development, Northern & Central Europe Internship is to ensure that more people have to opportunity to use PayPal, across different experiences, and understand the value that PayPal provides to them in their everyday lives. You will be identifying and launching new consumer engines, scouting and exploiting existing and new use cases. This role will focus on supporting the Consumer Development managers across the North and Central Europe region, as well as running your own projects. This will include building and evaluating business cases, presenting ideas, getting buying from internal stakeholders, and managing the implementation of projects. All to increase consumer activity and revenue for the region. We’re looking for someone with a passion for ecommerce, strong analytical acumen, attention to detail, commercial approach and excellent communication skills. In addition, if you are fun loving, hardworking, enjoy PlayStation, and the occasional night out with the team, you will fit right in. There won’t be dull moment, with Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Island, Poland, Romania, Czech and more than 30 other markets in our region you will find there’s a lot to discover!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research & Analyze: Market research & consumer insights - consumer interviews and surveys
  • Support Head of Consumer Proposition managers on various business development, product & marketing tasks
  • Support on Initiatives focused on optimizing Consumer onboarding
  • Analyze key KPIs, ROI and project success
  • Support on identifying new opportunities. For example we have launched partnerships where you can pay on events via your wristband; evaluate scalability in different local initiatives.
  • Develop and execute on Consumer Development strategy according to PayPal value proposition
  • Develop local and international partnerships to drive consumer habituation and engagement
  • Build developer and start-up community communication and account acquisition
  • Support on launching new product releases
  • Continue to drive the awareness of the PayPal value prop Free Return Shipping in all of NCE
  • Drive specific projects from start to completion

Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Analytical, business minded with a problem-solver mind-set. Good retail and ecommerce understanding and an interest in e-commerce, internet and technology
  • A plus but not must is knowledge in the payments industry.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Self-driven, unafraid and pragmatic personality.
  • Perfectly mastering at least one of the regional languages.
  • Fluent in English
  • Personal fit: Fun, creative, highly energetic personality and a great team player
  • Top academic performer from top University / Business School
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent - only current students or recent graduates, within 6 months of graduation, considered.

To be considered you must:

  • be available for a 6 consecutive month internship
  • have at least one relevant prior work experience.
  • have student status.
  • depending on cases, a work permit/VISA may be required.

What we offer:

  • Be a part of a dynamic entrepreneurial team shaping the payments landscape of the region
  • Firsthand experience in a fast-paced, international environment where your contributions drive direct business impact
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations
  • A supportive environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn
  • A culture underpinned by our values of Collaboration, Wellness, Innovation and Inclusion
  • A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time
  • A green, sustainable working environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of a community voted one of the Best Workplaces in Europe


From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. We are passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

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.



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