Product Marketing Intern MBA in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/24/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0036128

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 244 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’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables.  Are you ready to help us change the world?


The world’s leading payments company, PayPal, brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion and wellness.


Successful applicants for this role will join a strong, high-energy group with one of the most exciting charters at PayPal. This team is responsible for dramatically growing the business.   Members of this team act as entrepreneurial general managers to achieve this goal—partnering with leaders across the company and pulling levers including Business Development, Pricing, Product, Marketing etc. This is a unique, exciting role at PayPal with disproportionate opportunity for driving impact.

  • Building an understanding of competitive positioning, PayPal’s value proposition for consumers and merchants.
  • Building a focused, tight business plan for target groups – and executing on that plan during the internship
  • Designing and developing customer-driven innovations, working closely with partner teams
  • Integrating marketing and broader customer support to drive initiative success during and post initiative launched

 

Basic Requirements:

  • MBA degree or equivalent
  • The ideal candidate for this role will bring infectious energy and a strong passion for the payments space. He/she will make data-driven decisions, be capable of building strong working relationships with industry leaders and partners within the company and delight in moving from ideas to tangible results. The top candidate will have a demonstrated history of understanding customer needs and keeping these needs in mind throughout the development process. This lead will need to have exceptional general management skills.
  • Operating experience in eCommerce, brick & mortar retail, the retail industry, big brands, and/or experience with financial services is a plus.   We will also be open to the right general candidate who can demonstrate knowledge and passion for this role at PayPal.
  • The ideal candidate should be highly motivated with demonstrated strong academic and professional performance. The position requires someone who is highly analytical, strategic and execution-oriented with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • General business training via brand management, management consulting or equivalent
  • Familiarity with payments products or financial services experience a strong-plus
  • Strong analytical skills required to identify performance opportunities, issues and correlations. Data-driven decision maker
  • Highly effective communication skills to work with a variety internal PayPal teams and excellent presentation skills with both customers and senior executives
  • Aptitude to thrive in a high-energy, dynamic environment

Position Location:  Varies


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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