Senior Analyst, Partnerships & Marketing

  • Marketing & Partnership
  • New York, United States

Senior Analyst, Partnerships & Marketing

Job description

Nice to meet you! We are Ascenda.

We are a global fintech company headquartered in Singapore. Help us transform how the world’s biggest financial brands engage their customers!

The thrill of saving up loyalty points for an exciting trip, or the joy of treating your loved one to a Michelin star dinner courtesy of a special offer – these are the magical moments that Ascenda makes possible. This is why we are here!

We make loyalty simple for banks, merchants and payment networks globally.

We turn things upside down with enterprise SaaS solutions rooted in beautiful design, exceptional customer value and easy implementation. Our products help financial services brands and merchants globally build deeper connections with billions of customers.

Take on an exciting role in the United States as an Senior Analyst for Ascenda’s Partnerships & Marketing team, with ownership of dozens of bank and merchant relationships as well as the corporate brand & marketing strategy within your region.

This role encompasses managing existing partnerships and clients, as well as generating new opportunities for Ascenda to provide rewards technology to other major local banks and card issuers.

Working remotely with our global teams from your home office in the United States will play a pivotal role in building our global brand and growing partnerships in key markets across five continents.

We have a fun and fast-paced work environment with lots of opportunities to:

1) Implement your ideas quickly and see the immediate impact of your efforts

2) Build and grow relationships with strategic partners and customers all over the world

3) Learn and grow within an open, driven, talented and diverse team with significant opportunities for career progression and cross functional experience


The Role: Partnerships Senior Analyst, Marketing and Partnerships team

(Location- United States)

  • The successful candidate will support Partnerships Managers to manage and grow a portfolio of airline, bank and loyalty program partners around the world across our full suite of loyalty solutions, such as TransferConnect, our award-winning loyalty currency exchange marketplace

  • Collaborate with our partners to plan, design and execute integrated marketing campaigns across online and offline channels including search, display, social, affiliates, email, website, app and print

  • Work with both our Ascenda and partner marketing teams to develop all aspects of marketing campaigns including concept development, targeting, design, launch and reporting.

  • Prepare and present business reviews to the senior management teams both client side and internally

  • Measure and analyze performance of our partnerships and marketing campaigns, develop insights and consult our clients on how to improve performance of our products amongst their customers.

  • Develop new product and strategic partnership opportunities, creating sales narratives and attending pitch meetings and conferences to sell our products to prospective and existing clients


  • An exceptional written and oral communicator.

  • Possesses the cultural sensitivity and relationship building ability to develop strong relationships with clients from different cultures and backgrounds around the world

  • Very strong project management skills and great at multi-tasking projects & campaigns in parallel on time and with quality

  • Ability to pull data (SQL), monitor & analyze campaign results, develop insights and tell compelling stories

  • An eye for great design and the ability to articulate direction providing marketing briefs to our creative team

  • A business development mindset to identify and pitch new strategic opportunities to partners along with the ability to follow through and execute opportunities

  • 1-3 years of full-time work experience (or internship equivalent) in marketing, customer engagement, sales, business development or relationship management experience, preferably in the airline, retail banking or loyalty industry

  • Ability to work and provide exceptional results in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Additional skills that would be great to have:

  • Experience on or partnering with airline, hotel or retail bank loyalty program teams to drive customer acquisition, engagement

  • Business fluency in one or more of the following languages: Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish

    What we offer

    • Competitive salary and benefits

    • Travel benefits

    • Flexible working environment

    • Comfortable working environment

    • Diverse and friendly working culture.

    About Ascenda

    Ascenda is a global provider of innovative loyalty solutions. The company operates premium rewards propositions for major financial services and travel brands worldwide. As a trusted partner empowering over 70 of the world’s leading rewards programs, Ascenda develops end-to-end loyalty solutions to address the most meaningful challenges facing global brands today.

    With a commitment to make loyalty simple, Ascenda’s solutions are easy to manage, fast to deploy and designed to deliver exceptional customer value. From end-to-end loyalty management to modular solutions such as the TransferConnect currency network, redemption capabilities, loyalty marketing and advisory, Ascenda supercharges the world’s leading loyalty programs to build enduring customer relationships.

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