Senior Marketing Manager – Credit in Sydney at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

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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 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.

Our value proposition to our consumers and our merchant partners extends far beyond that of a payments provider. Our vision is to become an essential business partner for our merchant base through the growth opportunities we create and enable through lending, and to become essential to consumers everyday lives by offering new safe and convenient payment options – which in the future will include consumer credit options.

We are seeking someone to join us on a 12 month contract who can drive the go to market strategy for bringing new consumer credit products to the AU market. This is a truly rare opportunity!

At PayPal, we put people at the centre of everything we do. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. With our 250 million active accounts, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem where people and businesses choose to transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. 

In Australia, PayPal has a leadership brand position in payments, and was named as 4th most meaningful Australian brand behind Woolworths, Google and Coles. The Australian business has a reputation across PayPal as being an innovation hub with great ideas and executional capability.


The Senior Marketing Manager Credit will play a key leadership role in the go to market strategy for bringing new consumer credit products to the AU market as well as being responsible for leading the marketing strategy for PayPal Working Capital (PPWC), our SMB loan product. Reporting to both the Marketing Director and the General Manager of Credit, the Senior Marketing Manager will lead the Credit Marketing team and will be responsible for driving the acquisition and lifecycle strategy for our credit products and the execution of innovative campaigns to meet key business and customer experience targets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be part of a marketing team that is famous for identifying, creating and delivering growth and renowned for executional excellence
  • Work with the cross-functional Credit team and external agencies to execute on the go-to-market and launch strategy of any new consumer or merchant credit products by managing customer research, CVP and brand development and launch marketing campaign
  • Following the launch of any new credit product, lead all marketing and brand initiatives and manage the ongoing acquisition and lifecycle marketing strategy on both paid and owned channels
  • Lead the PPWC marketing strategy and annual plans, aligning with business goals and objectives. Develop integrated marketing initiatives to achieve business objectives including new loans, subsequent loans and loan volumes across channels
  • Accountability for the delivery of planned PPWC activities against financial and non-financial metrics
  • Be a passionate “voice of the customer” in the Credit team, and the AU business, always striving to create customer experiences which truly delight our consumers and merchants
  • Deliver innovative and impactful creative marketing initiatives, aligned to the PayPal brand guidelines
  • Undertake analysis and research to understand customer needs and ongoing behaviours, as well as competitor landscape reviews, and apply learnings to campaign development
  • Partner with regional and global counterparts to share learnings and leverage best practice approaches for PPWC and credit marketing
  • Track, analyze and optimize ongoing campaigns to improve marketing performance
  • Partner closely with Marketing Operations to define the marketing technology requirements and best practices for the program
  • Collaborate with the wider Marketing team to integrate credit throughout core programs where it’s relevant to our customers
  • Drive a customer-led, insights focused approach to intelligently use data in decision making
  • Leadership of 1-2 direct reports

Work experience, skills and requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years’ of relevant experience in marketing. Specialist product or CRM marketer, ideally with experience across both B2B and B2C marketing (highly relevant backgrounds include financial services, telco, payments, tech, eCommerce)
  • Strong experience in managing end-to-end marketing programs across the customer lifecycle to deliver to business targets, with a particular focus on cross-selling to an existing customer base
  • Understanding of consumer and merchant attitudes to credit, money and payments
  • Proven track record of delivering innovative, creative and impactful large scale marketing campaigns
  • Experience leading customer research projects and drawing on insights to articulate compelling customer value propositions
  • Experience working as part of a cross-functional project team with strong negotiation skills and the agility to work with people from a range of disciplines 
  • Hands on marketer who is outstanding at execution
  • Analytical and comfortable with drawing insights from data and reporting
  • Excellent at managing agencies and cultivating effective working relationships
  • People management experience

Personal qualities:

  • High energy, passionate, and very results focused
  • Strong relationship builder, excellent communicator and influencer. Great verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive team player who is motivated by being part of and succeeding as a team
  • Outstanding strategic thinker – knows what it takes to implement the last 10% with excellence
  • Thrives in an environment of continuous change and complexity
  • Cool, calm and logical under pressure
  • Self-starter with plenty of initiative and drive

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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