MasterCard VP, Marketing and Communications for Mastercard Payment Gateway Services in London, United Kingdom

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

VP, Marketing and Communications for Mastercard Payment Gateway Services


The position is responsible for leading the team to drive development of global B2B marketing strategies, working directly with the President of Mastercard Payment Gateway Services and the key business leaders. This position has high visibility across the organization and the incumbent will interact with all functional areas globally. This is a hands on role managing a team who deliver end to end marketing activity €“ from strategic planning to tactical delivery €“ across full B2B Product marketing mix.

Typical activity includes €“ but is not limited to:


Corporate level marketing, messaging, collateral delivery

Product Marketing

Regional/ Customer engagement & communications

Campaign planning & management

Digital Marketing

Bid Management/ Sales Excellence

Content generation & thought leadership

Internal marketing, awareness & training


Key specific responsibilities include:

Deepening relationship with key business unit leaders to build a collaborative partnership

Driving the development of marketing initiatives, strategies and execution plans through the annual strategic planning process

Applying thought leadership, strategic and analytical rigor to marketing product strategies to drive structure and deeper insight

Shaping communications of strategic recommendation to drive alignment across Marketing & other GPS functions

Ensuring alignment of strategy to investment opportunities, partnering across the Marketing and Finance.

Executive presence and relationship building skills across all levels to foster credibility and trust

Aptitude in facilitating dialogue, challenging and guiding thinking and in influencing senior executives

Oversee the marketing planning strategy which includes joint management of regional planning

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key constituents across the business (e.g. Global and Regional Product, Regional Heads of Marketing Development, Account teams, Business Development, Marketing and Communications, etc.) to ensure successful project execution

Create and maintain detailed project documentation as well as executive summary level status reports on a regular basis

Prepare strategic presentations in the preparation of briefing documents for Operating & Executive Committee meetings and Board materials.

May serve as the Marketing representative on a variety of cross-functional committees and work streams pertaining to strategy, competitive intelligence and other special projects.

All About You

Focus and eagerness to develop actionable, specific strategies that can deliver results/impact

Knowledge of payments industry, understanding of competitive landscape and industry trends a plus

Business acumen with the ability to provide solutions and strategies that drive positive results for both MasterCard and our customers

Ability to lead a global team - 4 in London (marketing), 1 in London (bid management), 2 in St Louis (marketing)

Willingness, ability and flexibility to move from strategic to hands on activities

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-52470