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Director Business Operations- PayPal Ads



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role: PayPal Ads is looking for a seasoned strategic leader with a track record of building advertising businesses and managing cross-functional teams. You will be the quarterback for the PayPal Ads organization and ensure that teams and individuals are working towards the familiar North Star of the Ads business. You'll lead the development and execution of PayPal Ads' global strategic plan based on data-driven insights and a deep understanding of the ads industry. Meet our team: PayPal Ads’ vision is to be the premier commerce-centric advertising platform, seamlessly connecting PayPal, Venmo, and Honey users with advertisers and merchants. We help advertisers and merchants sell more products and services effectively, enabling consumers to discover and buy what they love. Leveraging transaction data from approximately a quarter of the world’s $6 trillion in digital commerce and nearly 400 million active accounts annually, our platform empowers advertisers to engage customers through the entire marketing funnel—from awareness to purchase, loyalty, and advocacy.

Job Description:
Your way to impact:

We seek a high-performing team leader who drives results rapidly while delivering profitable growth for the PayPal Ads business. In this role, you have the opportunity to significantly extend PayPal’s value proposition to our three-sided network while being instrumental in developing our new advertising business for the company.

Your day-to-day:

In your day-to-day you will:

  • Develop a long-term vision and roadmap to achieve business objectives
  • Lead the development and execution of PayPal Ads global strategic plan for the near and long-term, aligned to PayPal’s financial and long-term plans
  • Lead a team of analysts to create data solutions and draw out insights to drive the business
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) and business metrics
  • Collaborate with sales, product, marketing, operations, legal, finance, and other teams to align on strategic initiatives
  • Run weekly, monthly, and quarterly business reviews for all PayPal Ads teams, including for leadership, sales, operations, teach, and enablement functions.
  • Together with finance, develop financial models and forecasts and directly connect to OKRs

What do you need to bring:

  • 10+ years of experience working in a leadership position in advertising organizations.
  • 5 years of leadership experience in digital advertising sales.
  • Demonstrated success in building and managing a multi-million-dollar advertising business
  • Successful track record building out strategies and partnerships from 0 to 1.
  • Strong financial and business acumen with a high degree of comfort engaging with technical leaders internally and externally.

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can prevent you from meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $118700 to $246290

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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