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Careers / Positions Senior Business Operations Associate, Affiliate Marketing | Financial Services

Charlotte, NC
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

Bankrate, a Red Ventures company, is seeking a Senior Associate of Business Operations to support our team as we scale our strategic partnerships in the Financial Services space through Affiliate Marketing. Key components of this role are financial & operational performance reporting and reviews, annual planning and forecasting, optimizing revenue and audience growth for our partners, and ad hoc operational projects. The role will also drive critical business decisions by assessing implications to our financial performance, diving deep on strategic questions. You will become a close partner with Functional Teams as you work cross-functionally to manage and improve our financial performance. If you are ready to use your expertise and insights you uncover to improve our performance, this is the opportunity for you! 

What You'll Do

  • Manage both day-to-day and strategic operations, including formulating, designing, implementing and 
    executing strategic initiatives and processes.  
  • Oversee operational and financial metrics reporting, run root cause analysis on performance, and act 
    as the go to source of knowledge for current and historical data; enabling our partners and Account 
    Managers to make the best decisions.
  • Prepare internal and external reporting deliverables; analyze trends & drivers and work with our 
    partners and stakeholders to optimize conversion funnels and profitability.
  • Manage, curate, and consolidate monthly financial results and annual planning: understand forecast 
    vs. actual variances, conduct regular financial reviews for Business Leaders, and partner with the 
    Accounting Team to improve financial processes.
  • Work closely with Data Engineers and Data Analysts to understand data infrastructure, troubleshoot 
    data gaps, and ensure data integrity.  
  • Drive cross-functional effort to evaluate financial impact and implement near- and long term strategic 
    initiatives. Foster a culture of data-driven decision making and accountability for metrics and results. 

What We're Looking For

  • At least two years of relevant experience in a highly quantitative and analytical environment.
  • Comfortable with handling, analyzing and evaluating large and complex data sets. You are able to 
    draw insights and convey recommendations succinctly.  
  • Self-starting, results-driven performer with a passion for data and operational excellence  
  • Strong business acumen, with analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to understand how 
    business model decisions impact operating model design/execution.
  • Proactive, have a positive attitude, is well-organized and process-oriented, and is adept and managing 
    competing deadlines and priorities.  
  • Strong communicator and can story-tell with data to create impactful visualizations and clear 
  • Advanced Excel/Google Sheets skills and proficient with SQL (familiarity with Looker is an advantage).  
  • You can build strong relationships and collaborate with multiple stakeholders in various levels and 
    functional groups within the organization

Who We Are

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

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