Affiliation Manager

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink"

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for an Affiliation Manager for its Affiliation team.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Full ownership of performance for one or more markets (managing the campaigns for all brands and products)
  • Identifying growth opportunities, testing hypotheses, scaling winning tests and sharing key learnings with the other team members
  • Analysis of KPIs of affiliation campaigns and their economics
  • Market and competitors monitoring
  • Management of relationships with affiliate networks and publishers
  • Negotiation and launch of special deals with top publishers
  • Delivering performance reports and insights to the Affiliation team and internal stakeholders
  • Management of relationships with the different business areas involved on specific projects (trading, design, payments, IT teams etc)
  • Scouting and onboarding of high potential affiliates through networks or directly
  • Launch and management of direct affiliation partnerships
  • Developing your own product knowledge as tools and products evolve/change
  • Supporting internal sharing of knowledge through training and coaching
  • Passionate about Performance Marketing and a good team builder
  • Build/manage monitoring tools to ensure speed, accuracy, completeness of meta results, compliance from our partners, and quickly identify any issues related to those attributes
  • Monitor daily meta performance of all assigned verticals in EMEA: be on top of traffic changes, shifts in business metrics, product updates and A/B tests.

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • At least 3 years of proven affiliation program management experience
  • Proven knowledge of major affiliation tracking platform as AWIN, Tradedoubler, Tratracking
  • Fluency in English and good knowledge of Italian or French
  • Good analytical skills, including data manipulation and strong excel knowledge
  • Strong Web analytics experience (Google Analytics)
  • Ability to interpret and analyze large amounts of complex data from multiple sources
  • Negotiation skills.

Desirable

  • An understanding of SQL, Tableau/Spotfire or Phyton are a plus
  • Experience and interest in other Performance Marketing channels (Display, Search, Remarketing)
  • Relevant subject degree in maths, economics, e-commerce or digital marketing
  • Experience in the travel industry.

Abilities/qualities

  • Proactive team player
  • Thorough and meticulous with extreme attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, tenacious problem solver who uses their initiative
  • Works to tight deadlines with a can-do attitude
  • Executes, takes accountability for and delivers consistent decisions, actions and results
  • Ready to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.

Additional Information

What we offer

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave.