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Sr. Director, Consumer Engagement in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

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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 305 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.

The Consumer Engagement Leader is responsible for driving usage and engagement among existing customers across our portfolio of consumer brands including PayPal, Venmo, Xoom, Honey, and PayPal Credit. This leader will head up a team of B2C Marketers running owned, earned, and paid engagement programs, and will be responsible for channel management and contact strategy across our owned channels. This role will be a critical partner to the segment marketers and product leaders managing these brands. Success will be defined by continuous improvement in the engagement, revenue, and lifetime value of our customer base. Why this is a fantastic opportunity • Category expansion and product innovation driving 20%+ annual growth in the addressable markets • Powerful and growing portfolio of consumer brands with enormous headroom – and renewed enterprise commitment to invest in brand and demand generation • Full tactical scope and broad mandate create huge opportunity for innovation and impact. Owned channels, including in-product messaging, are a powerful lever to change behavior, but a strong leader will also harness PayPal’s massive sales force, millions of merchants, huge investments in product and engineering to drive innovative engagement tactics and experiences • Be a founding team member who is reimagining Marketing at PayPal. We have a new marketing model, and we plan to redefine the role of marketing as a growth lever and game changing function. For a career marketer, this is a once in a lifetime career opportunity to explore the potential impact that your chosen craft can have in changing the dynamics of a customer champion business • This is a role with enormous diversity, complexity and is full of intellectual challenges. It will require superb mental agility with the scope for enormous value creation. The Payments and Fin Tech Industry is one of the highest growth, most competitive industries right now and PayPal has a very strong position (but also an incredibly impressive set of aggressive competitors). This is an opportunity for someone who loves a challenge, wants to be stretched and who plays to win

Key Responsibilities 

  • Engagement Strategy: Manage a portfolio of marketing and lifecycle programs within and across our brands in partnership with segment and regional marketing teams, product and sales leaders
  • New Programs: Identify and scale new programs and step-change performance improvement opportunities that “raise the ceiling”
  • Performance Accountability: Build a program portfolio and an operating model that delivers reliable returns on investment
  • Channel Management and Contact Strategy: Deliver customer-centric, transparent, flexible management of our owned channels as a service to the enterprise
  • Growth Discipline: Run a high-performance team embodying agile ways of working to drive continuous improvement in program performance
  • Growth Infrastructure: Shape the roadmap of supporting teams and drive adoption of new tools and capabilities to drive performance
  • Marketing Integration: Connect our engagement efforts with demand generation and brand marketing in order drive performance and support company priorities
  • Talent Development: Manage, mentor, and inspire the Customer Engagement team to achieve their goals, to contribute to the business and to develop, learn and grow while they build a successful marketing career at PayPal
  • Functional Leadership: Play a leadership role within the broader Performance and Growth Marketing teams. Contribute to building a high-performance marketing team renown for accountability, executional excellence, business impact and teamwork

Requisite Experience

  • Senior Performance Marketer with 5+ years’ experience, 10+ experience in leadership role
  • Global Operator with track record in working empathetically across multiple geographies
  • Growth Marketer demonstrated capabilities in developing insight led test and learn approach across end to end funnel for customer and business impact
  • Customer Champion with demonstrated track record in designing marketing solutions with customer at centre
  • Channel and Inventory Management experience in traditional and high-automated environments
  • Winning Engagement Marketing Strategies – you have implemented game changing ideas that have changed the course of businesses and brands
  • Commercial Owner experience in budget & P&L accountabilities, linkage of investment to growth strategies
  • Proven team transformation experience in hiring, retaining, and coaching a team for peak performance
  • Payments experience highly valued

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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