Avis Budget Group Affiliate Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey

Affiliate Manager

This is a key role within the North American paid digital acquisition department responsible for driving travelers currently in market for a rental car to Avis Budget Group owned digital properties within North America.

The digital affiliate marketing manager is responsible for growing, monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing the affiliate rentals across several Avis Budget Group websites including Avis.com, Budget.com, and BudgetTruck.com. The affiliate manager will recruit new affiliate partners, maintain relationships with existing partners, manage affiliate payments, and deliver accurate performance reporting for the affiliate marketing channel. As a key role within the acquisition team, the manager will collaborate cross functionally with brand marketing, analytics, pricing, finance, technology, and legal. This role reports into the Director of Digital Acquisition.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage key affiliate partners relationships across 3 business units (Avis, Budget, and Budget Truck)

  • Forecast and plan rental volume, revenue, and commissions

  • Work with internal teams to distribute offers and promotions and remove unauthorized promotions from the channel

  • Develop and produce ongoing and ad hoc reporting, analysis, and recommendations to optimize partnership performance: volume, offer usage, cost per acquisition

  • Work with internal teams to manage commission payment processes

  • Recruit and onboard relevant new affiliate partners

  • Test new enhanced placements

  • Work in conjunction with developers to troubleshoot any technology issues impacting integration.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in digital affiliate marketing

  • Performance-oriented marketer who has demonstrated success in developing, implementing, and optimizing affiliate or partnership marketing programs

  • Agency, e-commerce, and travel services experience are all a plus

  • Data driven fluent in interpreting and translating metrics into action to drive business outcomes

  • Familiarity with affiliate platforms (CJ, Linkshare, Impact Radius, Performance Horizon) a plus

  • Self-starter, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills a must.