Security, Risk, Privacy Comms Mgr in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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 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.

This role will help design and execute proactive communications campaigns and content development to build awareness and understanding of how PayPal manages our world-class security, risk and privacy models for consumers and merchants globally. The person in this role will also be responsible sharing PayPal’s strategy as it relates to data and analytics to reinforce the value proposition and trust we give both consumers and merchants.

We are seeking someone who is creative, works quickly, and has a desire to learn about difficult and complex security issues so that they can translate them into simple terms for broader audiences. S/he has an open mind but thinks critically and can identify potential risks and opportunities associated with communications and business decisions (all while creating nuanced messaging to manage numerous possible outcomes). An ability to work collaboratively is essential, as this person will work closely with multiple product and marketing teams and other members of the global communications team to achieve results. This position reports to the Head of Global Merchant Communications.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of proactive communications campaigns and content that increase awareness and understanding of PayPal’s security, risk and privacy controls, both during launch moments and throughout the year on a proactive and reactive basis
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media and influencer contacts within the security, risk and privacy industry
  • Develop and write a wide range of communications materials including messaging, press plans, blog posts, pitches, bylines, social content, reactive statements, presentations and briefing materials
  • Tackle day-to-day media inquiries and briefings
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well cross-functionally both internally and with external agencies
  • Contribute and collaborate with PayPal’s global communications team
  • Prepare and deliver communications performance reports to leadership

    Job Requirements

  • Strong relationships with technology and security media in the U.S.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a highly matrixed, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to deliver B2B communications programs that drive strategic business priorities
  • An understanding of the security, risk and privacy matters impacting the industry, as well as a strong understand on how to leverage data and analytics to tell communications stories
  • A team player attitude with strong interpersonal skills who is also a collaborator – this position may with multiple departments and functions throughout PayPal.
  • Ability to think creatively and generate recommendations for tactical problem solving.
  • A passion for the PayPal brand and committed to our vision of democratizing the movement and management of money.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude

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.