Intern, Marketing Content - ASAP Start in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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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 Intern – EMEA Merchants Marketing Lifecycle Content Manager will include:

We are looking for a prolific and talented content creator to write and produce various types of downloadable content and blog regularly. This role requires a high level of creativity, attention to detail, and project management skills. Due to the nature of the role to create content in English, this role requires fluency in the English language.
You will be working as part of the EMEA Merchants Marketing lifecycle team. The team is tasked to develop the different marketing programs that help our customers take advantage of the value that PayPal product and solution offer during their on-boarding and engagement phase.
Several of these program rely on engaging helpful conversations with PayPal customers and prospects using content maketing approach. In particular, the successful candidate will be dedicated to creating content targeting individuals engaged in their business creation process.

What does Success Look Like?  

  • Creating and curating relevant content stories for PayPal merchants that are engaged in a business creation process
  • Researching selected topics and interview merchants as needed
  • Proposing and managing the program’s editorial calendar

About You:  

  • You love writing
  • You are engaged in Bachelor or Master’s degree curriculum with a strong emphasis on creative writing in the English language ( e.g. Journalism, Media studies, History, etc.).
  • You have demonstrated experience writing/editing/publishing content specific for the web, in particular blog posts (other examples include ebooks, whitepapers, infographics, guides, templates, etc) and growing a social audience
  • You have an editorial mindset that seeks to understand what audiences consume and how to create it in line with persona and user / buyer journey concepts
  • You are recognized for your flexible writing style to address multiple audiences while maintaining the PayPal brand voice
  • You show a great ability to develop new topics, research, and find a unique spin on existing topics
  • You understand the principles of writing for search engine optimization and the steps of typical content work flows
  • Your spelling and grammar is impeccable
  • You know how to present ideas in a simple, straightforward manner so it appeals to your readers
  • You are a passionate learner since you write about a variety of topics and types of businesses
  • You are digital savvy and have a particular interest in marketing related topics

You Might Also Have:  

  • Degree in relevant subject area – English, Journalism, Creative Writing etc.
  • Knowledge of or interest in the tech industry, or writing tech blogs
  • Prior work experience in a copywriting position.


  • Deliver Stand out Results – hard working, consistenly delivering and makes an effort.
  • Execute Well – well organized, manages own time and work efficiently.  Follows plans, process and procedures well.
  • Innovate Constantly – Curious about and interested in new ideas.  Proposes new ideas and improvements in their area.
  • Navigate the Matrix - Develops positive, productive relationships within the team.  Collaborative team player – joins in and helps out.

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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