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Product Marketing Intern (April 2022)
This is a 6-month internship starting in April 2022. The position will be based in Dreilinden (near Berlin).
The Market PMM Intern will work on both merchant and consumer needs to gain a working knowledge of both sides of the business. They will be in charge of supporting local Market PMM in their daily activities from getting a deep understanding of customers needs and used payment products as well as understanding the competition to enhance our users local experiences.
The internship is a 6-month full-time internship and will start in April 2022. The position will be based in our Berlin office.
The Global Product Marketing team [PMM] is setup to drive product commercial success in partnership with Marketing, Global Product and Sales teams. PMM’s accomplish this by deeply understanding and consistently championing the needs of the customer as a representative voice in all discussions and decisions, ensuring product and feature releases solve tangible customer pain points.
The Market PMM role is responsible for building a deep understanding of the market, competitive landscape, regulatory environment and financial services system as well as local culture & interaction with PayPal’s products & services across all customer segments. It connects the dots between Market, Global Marketing, Product and Sales teams at a local level to ensure accurate definition and prioritization of product and feature releases, improvements and bug fixes. While being aligned to specific geographies, Market PMMs are also responsible to collaborate across markets that serve each of our customer segments in the identification of opportunities for business growth.
Daily activities are broken out into Inbound work and Outbound work
From an inbound perspective (60% Time allocation), the Market PMM continually defines the most important customer needs and opportunities. The Market PMM intern will collaborate on the following activities:
Interacting with the following teams; Sales, Marketing, User Experience Research, Market research & Customer Support
Moderating or observing focus groups & 1:1 interviews with customers
Staying on top of and using competitor products in the Market
Staying on top of Market insights & trend
Ultimately Market PMMs create a clear understanding of opportunities across product and segment in their market to allow prioritization at the global level. They will be able to help answer priority customer questions and requests with the local business, providing deep expertise about our products.
From an outbound perspective (40% Time allocation), the Market PMM performs the in-market activities to ensure successful Pilot testing and Product feedback. The Market PMM intern will support local Go to Market Strategy across sales, marketing & functions at country level and ensures local understanding of global product delivery. They will constantly evaluate end to end journeys to identify optimization opportunities end local experience enhancement.
Energetic and positive, hungry to learn and challenge, creative, reliable, results focused with a can-do attitude
Interested in the operational, marketing, product and financial aspects of businesses in general
Strong in analytics and problem solving. Experienced/comfortable with data mining and analytical tools
Great communication skills and ability to work and collaborate cross-functionally with external and internal teams including Product, Marketing, Sales, Legal
Highly organized, attention to detail and follow-through. Should enjoy problem solving, fixing processes
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills. Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and excellent in MS Excel
To Be Considered You Must:
Enrolled in a Bachelor or Master's degree in engineering, business, marketing, economics or data science at leading University, or equivalent
Fluency in English and German
Fluency in other European languages is advantageous
Be available for a 6-month internship starting in April 2022.
What we offer:
A supportive and diverse environment that allows our employees to thrive and learn.
Attractive compensation and benefits.
Future career opportunities with international exposure via PayPal’s network of global locations.
A diverse and inclusive working environment.
A socially innovative company that helps communities worldwide through charitable giving or donation of time.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, at present all interviews and internships in Germany will be held virtually. PayPal will be following local government guidelines in relation to the plan to reopen offices in Germany from 2022. Once offices reopen, interns will have the option to continue to work remotely or work in the office (on a part-time or full-time basis)