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SD, Head of Commercialization, Adv offer

PayPal

PayPal

Chicago, IL, 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:
PayPal Ads is looking for a seasoned commercial leader with a track record of building advertising businesses and managing cross-functional teams that will be responsible for the Advanced Offers commercialization strategy. You will be the business owner of the Advanced Offer program within the PayPal Ads organization. You'll be responsible for identifying, prioritizing, building, and enabling new ways for our advertisers and merchants to offer our customers value. You will work closely with cross-functional partners, including sales, operations, finance, product, engineering, and marketing. We seek a high-performing team leader who drives results rapidly while delivering profitable growth for the Advanced Offers Platform. 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.

Job Description:
About PayPal Ads
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.

We are establishing a new PayPal Ads division to drive the growth of our advertising business. With a dedicated organization responsible for our comprehensive suite of advertising products, PayPal Ads will empower merchants and brands to reach and convert our highly engaged user base across PayPal, Venmo, and Honey platforms in multiple markets, revolutionizing global commerce. We have launched an Advanced Offers Platform and a proprietary cash-back rewards program called CashPass. The Advanced Offers Platform is a powerful new digital advertising service that enables PayPal’s merchants to publish and present offers in PayPal’s App and other consumer engagement surfaces, such as transaction receipts, to targeted consumer segments across PayPal’s two-sided network.

About The Role
PayPal Ads is looking for a seasoned commercial leader with a track record of building advertising businesses and managing cross-functional teams that will be responsible for the Advanced Offers commercialization strategy. You will be the business owner of the Advanced Offer program within the PayPal Ads organization. You'll be responsible for identifying, prioritizing, building, and enabling new ways for our advertisers and merchants to offer our customers value. You will work closely with cross-functional partners, including sales, operations, finance, product, engineering, and marketing. We seek a high-performing team leader who drives results rapidly while delivering profitable growth for the Advanced Offers Platform. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a long-term vision for Advanced Offers' commercialization strategy rooted in a deep understanding of the needs of our consumers, merchants, advertisers, and PayPal.
  • Work with all stakeholders to develop and execute the Advanced Offers Ad Product commercialization strategy.
  • Work with the dedicated PayPal Ad Sales and Account Management organization to sell these new ad opportunities.
  • Partner with product, engineering, design, and data science teams to enable the best Advanced Offers placements and presentations.
  • Define the right balance between short-term revenue maximizing initiatives and long-term growth bets.
  • Be the conduit between sales, operations, product, engineering, training, communications, legal, and privacy.
  • Be a strategic thought partner to team members in different parts of the business.
  • Work with Product Marketing and PR to develop a marketing and comms plan inclusive of scalable sales collateral, B2B marketing and PR.
  • Collaborate with Ad Tech teams to inform ads surfaces/inventory, formats, targeting and pricing needed to enable advertisers to engage audiences across advertiser goals of awareness, trial, and conversion.


Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience working in a leadership position in advertising technology organizations.
  • 10 years of leadership experience in digital advertising sales.
  • Proven track record of building and managing a multi-million-dollar advertising business
  • Hired and managed highly successful ad enablement organizations.
  • Deep understanding of the advertiser, agencies, and advertiser branding and performance needs.
  • Network and close working relationships with advertisers, agencies, and ad technology companies, as well as deep expertise and relationships in the broader ad tech ecosystem, including DSPs, SSPs, etc.
  • Successful track record building out strategies and partnerships from 0 to 1.
  • Hired and managed highly successful sales engineering and enablement organizations.
  • Strong financial and business acumen with a high degree of comfort engaging with technical leaders internally and externally.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into the essential points to inform executive decision-making.
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a matrixed organization.
  • Superior relationship-building and exceptional consultative skills with a passion and hunger to win.
  • Results-oriented, analytical, self-motivated, and a “hands-on” person with a proven ability to meet objectives and targets.
  • Travel required, as necessary, for customer-facing activities and team collaboration.
  • Recognize and understand critical cultural approaches to doing business globally.
  • Executive presentation skills; including in-person, written, and verbal.


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 https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

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.com.

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.

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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