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Global Public Policy Manager in Washington DC at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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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.

Reporting directly to the Head of Global Public Policy based in Washington DC, and working very closely with leaders in the Government Relations team across the world, the Global Public Policy Manager is responsible for helping to drive the future of financial services policy around the world. The Manager will provide support to PayPal’s policy work including strategic advice, external relationship management, and thought leadership. This person will be the catalyst for thoughtful responses to government inquiries, drive innovative strategic campaigns, research emerging public policy trends and drive innovative content that will be publicized on a variety of platforms. The Manager will also advocate PayPal’s positions on public policy before a number of internal and external stakeholders. Finally, the role will require integration and cooperation with Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Communications teams on strategic initiatives.

Core responsibilities:

The Global Public Policy Manager will:

•            Work closely with Head of Global Public Policy to chart out PayPal’s policy positions going forward;

•            Support PayPal’s global Government Relations team with long form and short form written materials;

•            Monitor legislative and executive/regulatory initiatives impacting PayPal globally, and strategically guide specific Government Relations campaigns;

•            Participate in trade associations focused on global public polciy

•            Draft and contribute to public policy and thought leadership papers

•            Advocate PayPal’s policy positions at conferences, in meetings, and internally.

•            Coordinate with internal teams on cross-functional projects.

•            Some travel to Asia, Europe, and around the US, when necessary. 


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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