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MasterCard Director, Product Management in Purchase, New York

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion ( for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Director, Product Management


The Global Portfolio Optimization team seeks to accelerate growth in digital commerce. We collaborate with product, marketing and consulting colleagues with target customers in key countries. Consumers are making digital purchases across a wide range of channels/devices every day. When you join us, you will be a key leader in driving this evolution.

The Director will have responsibility for leading Portfolio Optimization spend activation and usage initiatives for a multi-billion portfolio segment. By using analytical thinking, strategic storytelling and cross-functional leadership skills, the Director will drive immediate and longer-term impact.

• Do you thrive leading high visible, high impact initiatives?

• Do you want to be at the forefront advancing digital commerce?

• Do you want to use your big data/analytical skills to influence business strategies?


• The role of the Director is to:

o Analyze & identify impactful & scalable opportunities to optimize Mastercard’s digital business growth with key issuers & merchants.

o Develop & deploy B2B content customer sales materials via innovative operating model including authoring multi-channel thought leadership.

o Lead Optimization community including communications & training.

o Drive initiatives collaborating with market teams and cross-functional partners across Consumer Solutions, Data & Services, Marketing, and Finance.

o Analyze campaign effectiveness and recommend best practices for optimization.

o Monitor results, prepare executive reports, & conduct business reviews with internal & external clients. Develop case studies & share best practices globally.

All About You

• Essential knowledge and experience:

o Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred.

o Proven track record in product management, product marketing or consulting leading initiatives from strategic planning and B2B content development through tactical execution.

o Solid quantitative analysis skills and financial acumen with track record of translating data into compelling insights, market assessments, and funded business cases.

o Extensive project management & problem-solving skills with a record of success managing multiple projects with external & internal clients simultaneously.

o Strong knowledge of digital commerce: consumer needs/behaviors, industry trends like AI, digital marketing trends, B2B/B2B2C content delivery

o Advanced Microsoft Excel, Pivot table/macros, Powerpoint, Thinkcell

• Skills/capabilities:

o Self-starter and team player.

o Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

o Forward thinking, creative problem solver with business acumen to drive positive results and innovative product conceptualization.

o Global mindset with international experience and/or multi-lingual capabilities a strong plus.

In the US, Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Westchester County Salary Range: $167,000 - $258,000

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-178661