Affiliate Manager – Casino – Bulgaria

Job Description

Duties include:
Recruit, set up, and manage casino affiliate accounts aiming to deliver on group KPIs, monitoring performance of affiliates on a regular basis, while providing a proactive, positive and constructive relationship
Provide regular reports on Casino affiliate performance and ROI
In conjunction with the Senior Management produce forecasts, budget & KPI setting for the assigned accounts
Develop and grow strong business relationships with affiliates, based on clear performance targets and compensation schemes
Develop and implement initiatives to improve affiliate performance and retention within the scope established by Group Marketing
Assist in developing the global Casino betting affiliate segment of the affiliate program
Manage spend within budgets set by Group management and maximise ROI
Manage the resolution of sports affiliate technical, commercial and operational issues as required
Optimise affiliate offerings on an individual basis when applicable
Run effective marketing tests, approved by Senior Management, to optimise affiliate acquisition and retention in relation to Casino
Create promotions and work with the CRM to set them up in the backend system, as well as work with the Creative team to develop the promotional assets
Monitor and police all Casino affiliate activities to ensure they are 100% compliant and abide by the department’s Term and Conditions

Skills and experience required:
In depth experience of managing a local/global Casino affiliates
Strong negotiation skills required with an eye for detail in the structure of all deals
Proven and consistent track record of executing an aggressive growth strategy and delivering results
Knowledge of global online affiliate models and/or online marketing payment models
Excellent influencing skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build credibility with all stakeholders
Confidence to liaise with and influence senior management
Strategic and commercial thinker
Strong judgment and problem solving skills
Strong analytical/reporting skills

Desirable
Sports Betting and Poker affiliate skills
Experience with the Income Access affiliate platform
Experience of managing local/global casino & poker affiliates
Knowledge of popular and profitable global casino & poker related events
Experience of the online casino & poker affiliate business
Knowledge of the poker eco system
Second language