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Synchrony VP - PayPal Partnerships in MERRIAM, Kansas

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Role Summary/Purpose

The VP - PayPal Partnerships will be responsible for leading driving growth with the eBay portfolio, as well as leveraging our external partnerships to support strategic programs across the PayPal family of products. The successful leader will establish a strong and productive partnership with PayPal and eBay to achieve product goals. The VP - PayPal Partnerships will develop, execute, and manage the marketing plan from acquiring new accounts through lifecycle, while successfully gaining alignment with PayPal and eBay.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual marketing growth plan, monitor, and accurately forecast growth drivers for multiple eBay cobrand and PPC initiatives for eBay

  • Support product strategy and value proposition design, including customer research, testing, development, and launch

  • Collaborate and influence partners, willingly challenging the status quo and influence PayPal and eBay to change direction when needed

  • Deliver creative and innovative solutions that fit with eBay’s brand, while achieving the program’s growth goals

  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and gain alignment around marketing and eBay credit product strategies

  • Leverage SYF, eBay, PayPal, and external resources to manage development of digital assets, research plans, and marketing collateral

  • Collaborate and partner with eBay Marketing Manager to ensure flawless execution of acquisition, digital and lifecycle marketing campaigns

  • Work with Product Owners and UI designers across PayPal, eBay and Synchrony on solution development and user testing and representing the customer experience

  • Actively participate in product requirements and product validations, and serve as the key connection between our internal and external product development teams and our customers/partners

  • Effectively partner and communicate across functions at all levels of the organization at SYF

  • Ability to optimize marketing strategies around profitability goals, including understanding of how top-line drivers flow through the P&L

  • Participate in cross- functional product, channel, and customer experience IT builds to support various growth initiatives

  • Drive the internal PAR process and manage program spend within contractual obligations of the eBay marketing fund, including budget tracking, invoice processing & monthly reconciliation for specific marketing programs and special initiatives

  • Ensure compliance with all internal & partner legal and regulatory requirements

  • Maintain a strong understanding of competitor products and experiences and find opportunities to continue to enhance customer experience

  • Perform other duties and/or PayPal projects as assigned

Location: This is a remote opportunity that can work within 65 miles of any Synchrony Hub location. However, the preferred location would be remote Timonium, MD.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree or, in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma and 9+ years of marketing experience in the credit card or financial services industries to include:

  • 5+ years of marketing experience with critical experiences in amongst others: marketing analysis, product design and strategic planning and analysis

  • 5+ years of strategic partner program experience, preferably in credit card or financial services

  • Ability to travel up to 15% once it is deemed safe

Desired Characteristics :

  • Strong leadership capability and presence

  • Exceptional relationship building and client leadership abilities

  • Direct product management experience in the financial services industry

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering commercially successful customer solutions into the market

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and in a small team environment

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

The salary range for this position is 85,000.00 - 170,000.00 USD Annual

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.

Grade/Level: 12

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