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Affiliate & Partnership Manager

  • Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Marketing & Sales

Job description

About Startselect

As part of the Recharge family, at Startselect we're on a mission to make levelling up consumers' gaming experience with prepaid products super easy. We provide consumers around the globe with instant access to digital gift cards for all their favorite games and more. 45 of our team, from different nationalities, are based at our hub in Eindhoven. 

We serve customers in over 30 countries around the world by partnering with top-tier brands like Google, Apple, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo and Steam.

As part of Recharge the group's 150 strong team are on course as a group to generate €750 million in annual sales as we continue to grow and expand, supported by our strong backers Prime Ventures, Smartfin, Committed Capital and BlackRock who equally believe in our mission.

But to grow further we need to continue to grow our team and that is where you come in. This is your chance to join an ambitious scaleup; one that will push you to develop yourself and help you create a real impact in your role. If at any point your brain screams “I want in!” while you’re reading this, then consider this the sign you’ve been looking for and hit apply!

The Role
As Affiliate & Partnership Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the growth of our ecommerce platform through strategic affiliate marketing and partnership initiatives. From initial negotiations to the execution of campaigns, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire lifecycle of affiliate partnerships.

A collaboration that showcases our current collaboration is Klarna, a prominent financial services provider. In this collaboration, we integrate with Klarna's app via which they get a commission on sales. Looking beyond Klarna, your role extends to optimizing and expanding our international affiliate partnerships.

Collaborations with major players such as ING, Revolut, and future partners are part of your strategic initiatives. Through these collaborations, you aim to unlock new channels, broaden our reach, and solidify our position in the market.

Job requirements

What will you do?

  • You will be the affiliate and partnership expert for Startselect and the wider Recharge group by attending key affiliate events and actively expanding your network in the industry.
  • Together with the marketing manager you will execute the affiliate strategy.
  • You will identify and add prospects, creating partnerships and negotiating price agreements with established brands.
  • You will be owning the affiliate and partnership roadmap and fostering strong relationships with partners and affiliate networks.
  • You will be designing, executing, and monitoring affiliate campaigns.
  • You will analyse the affiliate traffic.

What you have

  • 3 to 5 years of experience within affiliate or partnership management in a e-commerce environment 
  • Analytical skills, results-driven mindset with a focus on achieving and exceeding key performance indicators
  • Hands on, proactive, entrepreneurial mindset with a can-do attitude
  • Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills
  • Gift card experience is a plus 
  • Ideally familiarity with digital gaming and industry trends 
  • Experience with affiliate networks like AWIN, Daisycon and CJ Affiliates

What we offer

  • 25 vacation days per year and the option to buy additional vacation days
  • International environment at Europe's largest online store for digital entertainment with great colleagues who are always up for a game in our game room or a game of table soccer
  • A competitive salary + 13th month
  • Good pension scheme where we pay 50% of your premium
  • Flexible hours & Hybrid working: minimum of 2 fixed days p/w at the office
  • Travel allowance, work from home allowance and furniture for your workplace at home
  • Relocation Package
  • Staff discount on our products
  • Opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Memorable company outings and free entrance to Gamescom: the largest game fair in the world!

The process

  1. Apply: Want in? Let us know! Apply for a role and help us get to know your best self.
  2. Phone interview: One of our recruiters will get in touch to help you both understand if Startselect is the right next move for you.
  3. First interview: You’ll meet with your future line manager (either in person or online) to talk about you, our culture, and whether you're a fit for the job.
  4. Assignment & Second interview: Some roles involve a case study. Great! It’s your chance to shine and show us you have what it takes. You’ll present your case study to the Hiring Manager and someone from the team
  5. Third Interview: You’ll meet with key members of the management team
  6. Offer: You did it! There are only a few tickets available, and this one has your name on it. Welcome to the team.