Global Marketing Ops Change Manager in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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.

Business Title: Senior Manager, Global Marketing Ops Change Management

Business Context:

Today, PayPal is operating in a more dynamic market, with more capable competitors than ever before. To meet our ambitions for democratizing access to the digital economy and financial services, we need to play our very best game. That’s why PayPal is transforming its business to be more customer centric and global in mindset to solve customer problems. Alongside Sales and Product functions, the Marketing function will be central to this transformation. Its ambition is to create and embed a bold new operating model that will position PayPal to compete and win in the market. It will empower marketers on the frontline and our Marketing function more broadly with the knowledge, skills, platforms and capabilities to do exceptional work. 

The Team – Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement:

Historically, all Regions (NA, EMEA, APAC) have run separate Marketing functions and have had different operational set ups. As part of the Global Marketing transformation program, all regional teams have been consolidated in to one and the new Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement team has been established. The Global Marketing Ops Transformation & Enablement team are tasked with designing and driving this bold new operating model, establishing a blueprint for the future where people, process and technology come together as one. Creating new ways of working that elevate our ability to deliver our marketing plans and innovate continuously. The team are very well regarded, highly skilled and innovative with over 220 full time and agency support staff building our organization structure, process and technology for change. For you to succeed on this team it is important for you to be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy, to continuously learn and have a curious mindset, to understand and help drive a DevOps Culture, to be proactive, collaborative and to have a sense of humour. 

Location: New York, San Jose, London

Travel: Main destinations will include San Jose (Global HQ) & Global Hubs: New York, London, Singapore. 

Job Description, T-Profile:

Breadth Type: Narrow

  • Understanding of Marketing function, Marketing operations and broader business change context

Depth Type: Deep

  • Change management in Agile Environments

What will your week look like?

You are building awareness and driving change adoption and change advocacy across stakeholder groups and within our team in engaging ways. Through stakeholder mapping, communication, training and support models you are working with the team to resolve Awareness & Adoption issues. You are conducting impact assessments and change readiness exercises. You are integrating with Agile project management to keep projects moving forward. You are keeping change measurement activities up to date but also understanding the unmeasurable impact change is having on the team and wider organisation. You are creating, implementing and iterating change management plans. 

Skills to be used: Change management process and artifacts. Stakeholder management, Influencing skills, Communication, Training.

What will your quarter look like?

You are effectively executing change management and applying appropriate Organizational and Individual change models. You are coaching stakeholders and teams to upskills and increase change management capabilities against the change management backlog. Quarter after quarter the cost of change is going down and change fatigue is converting into change energy. You are keeping in sync with Agile Project management across the organization to ensure Change management is decoupled and evolving as a capability but cohesive with Agile Project management for delivery. 

Skills to be used: Change management models – Organizational (e.g. Kotter, Deming, etc) and Individual (PROSCI, Nudge etc) 

What will your year look like?

You are looking back and identifying which techniques we need to become better at. Your hard work in change measurement is now giving empirical evidence to help plan for the future and make big step changes in change capabilities. You are running simulations and considering if adopted models need to be replaced or complemented with other change management models. 

Skills to be used: Team Management, Feedback loops & stakeholder engagement.

Education & Experience required:

  • Degree in degrees related to Change management, Behavioral Sciences, Communications, Coaching with certifications in Change management and/or Coaching.
  • Multiple year Change management experience across Organizational change, experience of influencing behavior / culture change, coaching and working with high performing teams.
  • Experience working in agile team environments.  

Key Stakeholders & Relationships:

  • Global Go To Market & Global Marketing, Growth, Channel Planners,, Creative Lab
  • Internal change champion network across teams.
  • Agencies & Partners

PayPal Behaviours:

  • Deliver Stand out Results – develops decisive stragegies that deliver tangible results
  • Execute Well – focuses the business area on strategic priorities; operates clear, simple systems 
  • Compete to Win – identifies consumer and competitor focussed business opportunities
  • Innovate – leads effectively in a dynamic, fast-changing environment; challenges convention
  • Enable and Grow Talent – builds capability and a succession pipeline
  • Lead Completely – contributes to the business leadership agenda; sets business area vision
  • Navigate the Matrix – organisational awareness, engages widely with peers and seniors across PayPal

What we offer?

  • Be a part of a dynamic company helping shape the commece landscape 
  • Concrete experience with strategic thinking and on-the-ground drive and execution
  • Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations
  • A supportive environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn


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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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