Everyday Mobile Intern in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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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 210 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.

A typical day for the Everyday Mobile Intern will include:
With innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do, the Everyday Mobile team is responsible for building PayPal’s business in new mobile verticals including food service, transit, fuel & convenience and telco’s. The Everyday Mobile team is a customer-led, segment focused team that enables a full segment ownership including new business development, partnership management and ongoing retain and growth development the merchant portfolio.

Reporting to the Director of Everyday Mobile, the position of International Intern is responsible for supporting a number of activities including: new business development, the growth of our mega-mid and large enterprise merchant base, and working with segment partnerships to deliver growth through new merchant acquisition and existing merchant growth. The Everyday Mobile portfolio includes businesses and brands of all sizes who play a critical role in delivering great mobile experiences to UK consumers, fostering PayPal relevance in new segments. You will be required to manage commercial, technical and operational aspects to drive revenue and merchant growth across the UK, through best in class mobile experiences.

Any partners under your management will be mobile solution providers. These relationships will typically be at a UK local level. To be successful you will proactively engage with internal and external stakeholders, forging strong relationships, removing operational friction and ensuring on-going optimisation of user experience improvements.

What does Success Look Like?

  • Portfolio Management
    • Manage a portfolio of merchants for purposes of tracking and monitoring performance
    • Identify trends, opportunities and risks within the portfolio, propose key initiatives based on insights, leveraging cross functional teams to support and drive growth initiatives across the portfolio.
    • Work with the growth team to, identify top targets within these portfolios for growth / focus to more actively and directly supporting engagement and growth
    • Where relevant support the growth team in external client meetings with merchants
  • Sales and Business Development
    • Support all Sales and Business Development activities including sales lifecycle management, using Salesforce to effectively manage the sales funnel, merchant proposition development for example sales presentation and demonstrations
    • Where relevant support the Sales team in external client meetings with merchants and partners
    • Identify market opportunities by driving insights from internal and external data sources, working in conjunction with insights and commercial strategy teams

About You:

  • A people person, you are a natural relationship builder, approachable and authentic, with well-developed people skills
  • You are a team player, interested in supporting and delivering against personal but also team, extended team and business goals.
  • Highly organized, attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Commercially astute with the ability to create, maintain and review sales reports, forecasts and pipeline management
  • You have an ability to think strategically. You use data and commercial awareness to determine trends and insights, and build programs to maximise opportunities from these insights. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and project management skills with the ability to engage and influence multiple internal stakeholders including Product, Marketing, Risk, Finance, Legal and Operations
  • Ability to work well and independently in a structured yet flexible and adaptable way and in a fast-paced team environment, with a good attention to detail
  • Able to balance competing priorities and build consensus to do the best thing for our business and our customers.
  • Capable of managing multiple complex relationships in an emerging segment ecosystem
  • Must be comfortable with uncertainty, with an ability to drive clarity both externally and internally, with an ability to think on your feet and be able to seek solutions to problems

You Must Also Have:

  • Have a degree in a business / commercial related subject with expected grade at least a 2:1
  • Be available for a 12 months internship starting June – July 2018

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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