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International Data Group Affiliate Data Manager, Consumer in Needham, Massachusetts

IDG is the world’s leading technology media, event, data and marketing services company operating at the intersection of media and marketing technology. We influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between.

IDG Communications’ vision is to make the world a better place by enabling the right use of technology. As the leading global media and data company powered by 1st party relationships, our collaborative, innovative and customer focused culture fosters success for our customers and our employees.

Upon joining IDG, you can expect a stable, consultative, and hard charging work environment along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement.

We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding benefits package and an atmosphere dedicated to advancing our passion in providing cutting-edge advertising & marketing solutions for our clients.

The Consumer division (known for brands like PCWorld, Macworld, Tech Advisor, & PC Welt to name a few) works closely with the rest of the B2B focused businesses but has a stand-alone element that allows us to adjust and apply strategies to work specifically for the nature of our Consumer business. Its revenue is spread across Direct sold media solutions, Indirect Programmatic and Network platform sales, Affiliate based revenues and paid for Reader solutions (print and digital).

As both media and marketing evolve, IDG continues its position in the market as a leader in delivering trusted solutions and content to its user base across the range of our 26 consumer sites across the globe. We have strong aspirations to further grow our audiences, traffic and revenues.

The Affiliate Data Manager will play an integral role in moving the worldwide IDG Consumer business forward. Audience Marketing is at the intersection of content and product with audiences flowing into our sites where they are monetized by Direct Sold Advertising, Indirect Programmatic advertising and via our Affiliate partnerships.

This role will report directly to our Head of Global Consumer Audience and will oversee the worldwide audience growth related projects and strategy. To be successful in the Affiliate Data Manager role at IDG, you must be confident in your ability to work toward aggressive strategic and audience goals set by the Consumer Leadership Team).

We are looking for someone with the ability to look down-field and plan for the evolving market while also ensuring our day-to-day needs and goals are also achieved. The Affiliate Data Manager will be the driving force behind building and maintaining the integrity of our affiliate database. They will be tasked with implementing the appropriate strategies, tools, processes, and metrics that will guarantee a positive impact on our overall revenue growth.

We are dedicated to advancing our passion as being the best source for buying and using consumer technology across PC, Mac and general/home tech areas. Upon joining IDG as the Affiliate Data Manager, you can expect a stable, yet fast-paced work environment along with a culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement.

  • Working with the Audience team to develop, refine and articulate go-forward strategies to support revenue growth plans

  • Deliver an optimized ‘Intent’ user experience for each geography and site

  • Monitoring, tracking, and updating product information across various sites, including pricing, product images, and more.

  • Contribute to and support IDG’s objectives in creating a work culture that makes IDG a great place to work including - training, development, respect, diversity, inclusion and wellness at work.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of affiliate data management in a consumer environment

  • Extensive experience and excellent results in managing large databases

  • Understanding of affiliate marketing

  • A solid understanding of how to leverage

  • Ability to build and maintain strong internal and external partnerships; must be able to work with various internal stakeholders in a collaborative & harmonious way and drive projects through to successful conclusion.

  • Experience managing product information of a large affiliate database

  • Adaptable & able to switch focus and priorities quickly and seamlessly

  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills; ability to work at fast pace, to achieve targets & business goals

  • Precision in analyzing results, reporting and providing recommendations /adjustments

Please upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.

IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

ID: 2021-2131

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

External Company Name: International Data Group, Inc.

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Street: 140 Kendrick St