Affiliate Manager - Poker

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role: Affiliate Manager - Poker

We are looking for a Affiliate Manager - Poker to join our Affiliates team, based in our Bulgaria office.

Why we need you: -

Reporting to our Affiliate Commercials, Senior Manager, you will manage affiliate accounts for our Poker side of our affiliate program and may support other business verticals (Casino and Sportsbook), as required.  Your role will be to manage the day to day relationship of Poker affiliate accounts, monitoring performance on a regular basis, while providing a proactive, positive and constructive relationship. You will provide regular reports on Poker affiliate performance and ROI to Group management.

As part of this role, you will be responsible for producing forecasts, budgets & KPI setting for the assigned accounts (in line with pre-approved parameters set by upper-management). You will develop and maintain strong business relationships with affiliates and manage the resolution of Poker affiliate technical, commercial and operational issues as required, in line with direction from Group management.

You will be key in reviewing the global Poker betting affiliate segment of the affiliate program and provide suggestions to Group management of ways to optimize affiliate offerings on an individual basis when applicable to implement initiatives to improve affiliate performance and retention.

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for commercial thinker with strong negotiation and influencing skills, used to delivering results. You should have in depth experience of managing local/global Poker affiliates and a proven track record of executing an aggressive affiliates growth strategy. 

You will need people management experience to oversee a small team e.g. (recruitment; training; developing; supervising and performance management) to deal with the tasks this role has to offer.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Second language is strongly preferred (i.e. Russian). Casino and Sports betting affiliate skills are also desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuit a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.

Our employees can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the Performance Marketing department.