Affiliate Marketing Manager

Los Angeles Full-time

Ranker is the largest site for voteable content on just about everything… from the best shows to binge watch; everything pop culture; to the most important social issues today. Our voting platform gives people the power to influence the rankings they care about. Consistently reaching over 50 million unique visitors monthly, engagement is the core of Ranker, which collects over 30 million monthly votes across over 100K lists. Ranker also operates several successful social verticals like Weird History, Total Nerd, Makeup Junkie, Anime Underground and Graveyard Shift.  Based in the heart of Los Angeles, the company is profitable and has 80+ employees and growing. We are looking for an Affiliate Marketing Manager to join our dynamic, fast-paced team.

The Affiliate Marketing Manager will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and managing new and existing partner relationships for our online marketing campaigns and executing the company’s evolving affiliate strategy to increase revenue; review and select potential partners to test and integrate, and perform ongoing analysis and optimization. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated multi-tasker with strong analytical skills and feel comfortable dealing with numbers and interfacing with product and engineering.


  • Own and nurture relationships with existing partners to implement, analyze and optimize online marketing campaigns, identify new opportunities, performed tests and troubleshoot challenges.

  • Proactive recruitment of new industry-leading partner relationships to achieve monthly growth goals.

  • Analyze levers to influence affiliates and partners including banner or creative positioning and UX.

  • Implement initiatives that enhance affiliate productivity, create new growth opportunities and increase ROI.

  • Report on acquisition costs and performance of acquired traffic in regards to conversation rates, traffic, retention and yield.

  • Maintain and improve process for partner budgeting and invoicing.

  • Focus on creative testing, messaging and positioning. Funnel optimization.


  • Bachelor's Degree in marketing, business, related field or equivalent.

  • 5+ years experience implementing and optimizing affiliate marketing campaigns.

  • Proven ability to initiate, establish and nurture partner relationships within all communication channels.

  • Knowledge of performance advertising optimization methods, metrics and terminology.

  • Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated responsibility to work with and manage a complex set of performance metrics is a must.

  • Experience with online/digital marketing and media buying models.

  • Experience with search, affiliate and social advertising platforms.

  • Possess strong technical skills in Excel, 3rd party tools, and SEM platforms.

  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Tag manager and A/B testing.


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