Community Rewards and Recognition Lead


London, England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time

Community Marketing


May 15

About and Global Savings Group: 

We believe people should be influenced by expert opinions, and not marketing strategies. We want to help people find products that fit not only their budget, but also their needs.

We all have a friend that we call when we need shopping advice. In the online world, that friend is

Our mission is to give a voice to those who are passionate about deals and willing to share their expertise with our communities around the world, so we can all learn from other experts to make better decisions.

And we need you to achieve that! Someone who shares our values and wants to help our more than 25 million unique users per month and influence 12,000 purchase decisions per minute. is headquartered in Berlin, running market-leading platforms such as Dealabs in France, Mydealz in Germany, hotukdeals in the UK, and many others around the globe.

We are now part of the Global Savings Group, forming the world’s largest shopping community, recommendation, and rewards platform. We connect brands and retailers with consumers across more than 2 billion purchase journeys annually.

Join one of the best working environments according to all professional social networks: 5/5 on Indeed, 4.8/5 on Glassdoor, 4,4/5 on Kununu, and 4.9/5 on Stepstone.

About the role : 

As part of our strategy to empower members to find and post more amazing money-saving deals to our global online communities, we’ve been piloting a rewards and recognition programme that has shown some extremely positive early results. We are now looking to grow and scale this programme as a crucial part of the roadmap.

“******This position requires occasional travel either in, or to the UK (and sometimes our other Pepper offices in Europe).*******

The qualities we are looking for :

You have 2-3 years of experience in building highly active member reward programmes in online communities.

You are able to analyse data and make informed decisions about opportunities, challenges and report outcomes to use rewards for new growth

You value the importance of creative thinking to surprise and delight our members

You are familiar with how the commitment curve is evolving and how cohorts both exist and move through the funnel.

You are familiar with Gamification principles, both the positives and potential pitfalls

You have a desire to constantly bring new learnings and expertise from thought leaders into the programme.

Ideally, you have a background in application of social science and psychology to understand what motivates people to join, engage and perform high value actions.

You are fluent in English 

You are able to frequently travel to the UK to meet with the team 

Main role responsibilities and tasks :

We see this as a multi- faceted role that should blend a mix of disciplines and ideas that create a positive impact for and by members in our community.

Reporting to our Head of Community Operations with regular contact and support from our Director of Community, you’ll help support the strategic plan for the community, and will also be comfortable evaluating the cost and return of initiatives to show the wider business clear ROI. It’s entirely likely you’ll be creating and asking for custom campaign dashboards on a regular basis and will look for ways to automate processes and actions.

Rewards & Recognition Roadmap

Identify and prioritise campaigns and initiatives through data and insight

Align objectives with the departmental and company strategic goals

Identify opportunities across departments to ensure initiatives have maximum impact

Help develop our gamification strategy, specifically how both incentivised and non-incentivised mechanisms can be best leveraged to motivate members

Identify short and long term goals that fit together to complete a complete ecosystem of member rewards over time

Constantly challenge and optimise the roadmap based on learnings

Be able to assess every initiative from a cost perspective; what do we need to consider when evaluating success and how do we communicate this back to the group

Evaluate the potential for a scalable points based user reward system for future scaling

Data & Insight

Optimise our existing tools and dashboards to ensure data and insight is reliable, clear and meets our objectives

Produce regular, engaging and informative reports on the progress of the rewards programme that can be shared both with the community team, and the wider business

Work closely with our Head of Community Data and Insights to create new data points (both dashboards and learnings) that are required to support new initiatives

Automation & Process

Ensure campaigns are properly documented and evaluated so they can be reused or adapted for efficiency

Identify ways to use automation and technology to save time, improve outcomes and help maximise the resources available for maximum impact

Recycle and reuse. Where can we leverage existing technologies and flows in other areas for new initiatives.

Learnings & Knowledge

Constantly bring new thought leadership and examples into the group around rewards, recognition, gamification and associated topics

Create a constantly updated resource (Wiki, for example) of this learning and use it to help us establish best practices in this area

Be comfortable to suggest and deliver opportunities (Webinars, for example) to educate the wider community team and business on learnings and programme initiatives

External Expertise & Brand Awareness

Work with the senior management team to position the community team at group as a thought leader outside of our walls for this topic area

Identify opportunities to shout about the work we’re doing in this area in both the community space and wider

Attend and speak at events, create podcasts and appear in the media, work with our wider team to become a recognised expert in rewards and recognition

Bring this experience and learning back into group and share our successes with our community

Some perks of working for are:

Work in a growth-focused e-commerce and tech-oriented environment.

Competitive salary.

Any tech/gadgets/apps you need to get your job done.

Possibility of relocation assistance to Berlin and visa application support.

International and professional team of motivated people with flat hierarchies.

Learning and development opportunities.

Flexible working hours.

Monthly contribution to a gym membership if located in France, Germany or the UK.

We care about your mental health! You will have full access to our Employee Assistance Program.

Ability to work from our offices in France and Germany and access to co-working spaces in the UK.

Are you the person we are looking for?

We look forward to receiving your application, including a clearly arranged CV, your earliest possible starting date, and your salary expectations.

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We believe consumers should be influenced by expert opinions and not marketing strategies