Copywriter (Performance Creative) in San Francisco at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/19/2020

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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 286 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.

The PayPal Creative Lab brings together subject matter experts to develop & ship products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We are currently seeking a Creative Director/Copywriter, to create groundbreaking, culturally relevant work across brand advertising and marketing touch points, as well as within the product itself. In this role, you will work with art directors, designers, copywriters, producers, researchers, product marketers and agency partners to develop breakthrough creative on behalf of the PayPal brand, while ensuring a consistent tone and identity through all touch points. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in copywriting (agency or client-side), and be a highly strategic thinker with a track record for leading efforts to execute across film, social media, web, retail, packaging, OOH, and events.


  • Develop best-in-class advertising for a variety of touchpoints - including film, OOH, on-platform, web, retail, packaging, events, product, interface, packaging and more
  • Help lead and manage both in-house and external teams in creative strategy, execution and production
  • Help apply and maintain consistency with copy across all brand products and platforms
  • Collaborate with a variety of cross-functional teams to serve a global audience

Minimum Qualification

  • 10+ years experience delivering creative work on projects, across a variety of touchpoints
  • Experience in a multitude of creative disciplines, including film, packaging, product, mobile, OOH and retail
  • Experience with emerging technologies
  • Experience leading and managing both in-house and/or external teams in creative strategy, execution and production

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience as a  priority setting, problem-solving, manager with people skills. 
  • Self-driven, organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to build credibility quickly internally and externally  with partners at all levels of the organization

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



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