Manager, Corporate Strategy

eBay Inc.

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: San Jose, CA
Salary: $130,000 - $160,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
eBay Inc.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

The Company

With more than 150 million active users across 190 countries and over 1 billion active product listings, eBay is the world’s most vibrant and dynamic online marketplace. Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects people around the world, enabling them to buy and sell online. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. eBay Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit

About the team

We are responsible for setting the strategic direction of eBay: our ambition, where we play, and how we win in the market. The corporate strategy has a reputation of solving the most challenging problems and coming up with innovative and out-of-the-box solutions, with recommendations grounded in data.

We work very closely with senior leadership and have a high visibility. Team members can have a fast-track career in strategy or move into the business after 1-2 years.

We work very closely with product, technology, and regional business teams to ensure the strategy is translated into action across the end-to-end customer experience. Our work can be divided into 3 main topics:

We develop eBay Inc’s strategy together with eBay’s executives, we run strategic projects to solve key strategic issues supporting select executives at eBay, we closely monitor the competitive environment & trends.

The opportunity

Our eBay Marketplaces Strategy team is seeking a Manager, Corporate Strategy. The candidate will be a creative thinker with high levels of intellectual curiosity. They will work with key stakeholders from all functions across the organization to design strategies and drive structured and data-based recommendations to action. Within this role, the candidate will have the ability to influence key elements of eBay’s strategy and to help shape the future direction of eBay. The ideal candidate has a track record of making pragmatic, actionable recommendations with real world implementation experience.


  • Strategy development and execution: Support the development and implementation of our businesses’ visions, strategies, and long-term strategic priorities. Run strategic projects and facilitate cross-functional and cross-regional team coordination. Perform strategic analyses and solve problems

  • Communication skills: Command an audience and engage in constructive dialog with various levels of executives and team members

  • Market intelligence: Develop insightful market intelligence about key industry trends and communicate with the organization regarding their strategic implications

  • Managing through Uncertainty: Self-direct as well as manage junior resources on the strategy team and across the organization to deliver superior end-products in a dynamic industry and corporate environment

Job Requirements

  • Excellence in structured thinking with superior analytical capabilities (quantitative and qualitative)

  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply with mid-level and senior audiences

  • Comfort in reaching out and organizing cross-functional collaboration in a highly matrixed environment

  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor junior project team members

  • Comfort with uncertainty

  • Highly collaborative – be fun, outgoing, and easy to work with!


  • 4+ years of work experience. Top tier strategy consulting experience required

  • BS/BA degree required with significant academic achievements, including academic awards and other recognitions. MBA or other advanced degree preferred

  • Industry experience in commerce/ retail, consumer goods or internet services a plus

Base Salary: $130,000-$160,000

This range represents the expected base salary range for this role. At eBay, base salary is just one element of your total compensation, which may also include bonuses and stock. More information on other compensation elements will be provided to employees who receive an employment offer.

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:



eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected] We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. View our accessibility info to learn more about eBay's commitment to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.

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