Head of Product, Marketing Solutions in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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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 237 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.

At PayPal, we are rapidly evolving our ecosystem of partnerships in e-Commerce, and are looking for a Director of Product who is experienced in building and growing products through partnerships with high levels of creativity and strategic thinking.

As Global Head of Product, Commerce Partnerships and Growth for PayPal Marketing Solutions; you will lead the vision, strategy and execution to grow the PayPal commerce ecosystem. You will create win-win opportunities working closely with PayPal Business Development and Partner Sales teams to create new partnerships in the CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) and Online Marketing space. As well as develop existing strategic partnerships to expand into commerce growth.

You will also partner and work closely with internal stakeholders to help embed and distribute PayPal Marketing Solutions through other PayPal products such as Checkout and Partners/Marketplaces products.

You should be as comfortable using your consultative selling and strong relationship-building skills with partners as well as cross-functionally with Sales, Business Development, Product Marketing, Design, Engineering, and Legal teams to launch products that meet the strategic objectives of PayPal and our partners.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone with the DNA to ideate and create new product opportunities for product growth, who thinks deeply about product distribution, and is passionate about bringing these new product capabilities to life.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts with established partners in Cart platform space and develop new partnerships in the CRO space; working with Business Development and Partner Sales to build new personalized shopping experiences for our 220M+ consumers. 
  • Be comfortable presenting and frequently interacting with senior executives both inside and outside the company and provide thought leadership towards delightful and personalized customer experiences.
  • Identify key industry trends and strategic opportunities working with partners in the e-Commerce space.
  • Be data driven, analyze usage and financial data to identify opportunities and define business cases for build / buy / distribute partnerships on a global basis.
  • Effectively execute working with execution partners from other product teams: product managers, engineering leaders and designers.
  • Partner with engineering teams to build right level of instrumentation and tracking to enable the level of experimentation and analytics needed for such product launches.
  • Collaborate closely with regional teams and other related product managers, designers and engineers to ensure iterative yet continuous delivery.
  • Work cross-organizationally with sales, product marketing, marketing, customer support, operations, legal, compliance, risk management and other functional areas, to ensure alignment with go-to-market activities

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Growth or Distribution aspects of commerce / consumer / marketing products.
  • Strong understanding of e-Commerce, online marketing and advertising domains in consumer web / retail industry
  • Ability to work effectively with external Partner teams in ideating, building and bringing products to market together.
  • Proven experience of managing products especially working with senior leader and partners
  • Experience working with Global markets
  • A strong track record of delivering high quality products and customer experiences in a very high growth environment where priorities and structures may shift.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary due to dynamic nature of discussions with other engineering and product teams.
  • 8+ years' experience with Product management or Product marketing.
  • 4+ years' experience working with global products in leadership position.
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or a Business Degree.
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience or MBA is preferred.

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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