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Job Description Summary:
The Global Account Executive is responsible for developing growth strategies and driving revenue with the largest multi-national marketplaces across EMEA. This role requires a significant track record of successful executive engagement in a complex solution selling and competitive environment. Ultimately, this high-level performer is expected to increase PayPal’s relevance with several of the most influential marketplaces in the world. This role will initially own the responsibility of building the commercial relationship with several key strategic partners and prospects with the opportunity to expand in scope to focus on other net new partnerships as well. Responsibilities will include owning the overall strategy and sales efforts for the partnerships as well as developing a pipeline of value-based revenue opportunities and fostering new strategic initiatives. By establishing and growing business and technical relationships as well as managing the interactions with executive sponsors with the partner, this executive will be responsible for driving growth and further adoption and integration of PayPal’s business assets. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of experience allowing for effective engagement with key partners at several levels, including business development, product, marketing, and executive. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about new business models, product integrations, and technical challenges as well as build and convey compelling value propositions and drive innovation with partners. The position also requires experience working with technical services and products along with working knowledge of service delivery, business operations, and cross-functional team management.
- Build and execute the strategy to grow the commercial and strategic relationship with several of the largest and fastest growing marketplaces in the world.
- Own and drive revenue growth by identifying new joint initiatives, cross-sell and upsell opportunities, best practice implementations, co-marketing programs and jointly developing solutions that meet mutual customer needs and strategic objectives.
- Develop relationships and credibility required to effectively convey the value of PayPal’s solutions and vision to C-level executives.
- Negotiate favorable commercial terms, contracts and agreements that create sustainable, long term value for all parties.
- Strong collaboration with internal stakeholders across PayPal Inc. globally such as technology and product specialists, finance, sales and integration engineers, legal, risk, sales operations, marketing and other teams as appropriate to achieve desired results.
- Accelerate results through superior pipeline management, navigating internal and external product roadmaps, and influencing resource allocation.
- Serve as a catalyst for change and continuous improvement. As the voice of customer, based on learnings and competitor analysis, provide valuable insights on product enhancements, new solutions and go-to market strategies.
- Understand complex technology solutions that span mobile, e-commerce, point of sale, processing, and other interfaces to design comprehensive and meaningful consumer experiences that drive business results for global merchants.
- Identify opportunities to increase PayPal’s share of influence and adopt recommended optimization strategies that will increase overall PayPal awareness.
- Prepare and give business reviews to PayPal and partner senior leadership.
- Employ superior negotiation and communication abilities as an influencer while embodying unquestionable integrity and trust.
- Drive for results with a bias toward action based on a comprehensive strategy.
- Bachelor’s degree; M.B.A. preferred or equivalent experience.
- Several years of experience in business development or enterprise account management, particularly driving progress with global executives on technology solutions payments and commerce strategies.
- Experience in finance, technology, management consulting, global portfolio management, and /or credit card processing.
- Strong financial and business acumen with a high degree of comfort engaging with technical leaders internally and externally.
- Ability to think and work creatively to develop unique joint value propositions and product strategy within PayPal.
- Experience negotiating complex contracts and achieving deal terms which are favorable to the company.
- Ability to synthesize complex information into the essential points needed to inform executive decision making.
- Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a matrixed organization.
- Superior relationship building and exceptional consultative sales skills with a passion and hunger to win.
- Results oriented, analytical, self-motivated and a “hands on” person with proven ability to meet objectives and targets.
- 25% Travel
- Recognizes and understands critical cultural approaches to doing business globally.
- Executive presentation skills; including in-person, written, and verbal.
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