The Business Development Associate role is an ideal position for someone who is self-motivated, enjoys working in the fast-paced online space and passionate about creating new business relationships. The Business Development Associate will be involved with all aspects of affiliate marketing including: applying for affiliate programs, optimizing merchant relationships, negotiating partnerships and selling sponsorships.

Responsibilities Include

  • Oversee day-to-day business development tasks such as responding to merchant and advertiser inquiries, selling media placements and keeping up to date on affiliate program changes.
  • Monitor merchant activity across multiple affiliate network platforms; Analyze deal/coupon performance, identify areas of improvement, and recommend ways to increase affiliate-generated revenues
  • Research/prospect new merchant affiliate programs to join
  • Travel to on-site merchant meetings and reviews and industry events
  • Work cross functionally with Product and Tech teams to develop special tracking, reporting, new executions or other technical integration when necessary
  • Provide regular updates (daily, weekly, monthly) on merchant performance


  • Excellent attention to detail and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Thinks outside of the box and develop recommendations for optimization efforts
  • Independent, takes initiative, enthusiastic, eager to learn
  • Comfort with interacting with clients and maintains a professional demeanor
  • Ability to learn quickly with regard to new tools and platforms
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude and team-player
  • An analytical, problem solving and results-driven approach to challenges and opportunities

Additional desired experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in affiliate marketing a huge plus
  • Strong sales & account management skills
  • Extensive network of industry contacts
  • Proficiency in Excel – Use of pivot tables and how to analyze metrics

This position is available for full-time employment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and will be expected to relocate to Los Angeles, CA or Las Vegas, NV.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following to jobs@slickdeals.net with the subject line “Business Development Associate”:

  • Your Resume (Word, PDF, HTML Only)
  • Cover Letter with: Salary Requirements/History, Date of Availability and Slickdeals username (if available)
  • brief paragraph that highlights why we should hire you

About Slickdeals

Founded in 1999, Slickdeals is the nation’s largest and most trusted community sharing deals and product reviews. We serve over 8 million unique visitors per month and help advertisers drive nearly $1 billion in annual sales. Our company is entering an exciting stage of growth and we’re looking for a Business Development Associate who will assist in creating and enhancing merchant relationships which will drive incremental revenue.


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