Title Affiliates Account Manager
Categories Affiliates
Salary up to £32k

One of our biggest clients have just started recruiting for an Affiliates Account Manager to join their team to work across a very diverse set of clients.

Key Accountabilities

The company’s Acquisition team is entering into a period of huge growth with new business being won frequently and this role is required to support the team as they pick up these new accounts, migrate them seamlessly to the company and ultimately own and run them successfully.

You will be the primary point of contact for one of our most valuable brands, Our clients.  In this role you will have complete responsibility and focus on their brand and its objectives.

Specifically the role encompasses:

?   Strategic management of our clients’ affiliate business and responsibility for all aspects of tactical implementation;

  • Sole ownership of the clients’ relevant affiliate programmes, both in house network and longtail.
  • Periodically working at the client’s office to develop a deep understanding or their processes, requirements and blockers to;
  • Aid in the swift and efficient delivery of new affiliate on boarding objectives;
  • Maintaining close relationships with top affiliates on the Our clients affiliate programme;

?   Managing budgets in line with other online media channels to ensure the client is spending properly;

?   Reporting on performance to the client on a regular basis with insights into the programme and highlighting any additional opportunities for growth;

?   Results analysis of past campaign data to influence future campaigns or opportunities;

?   Liaising and negotiating priority levels of exposure with best performing affiliates to maximise delivery and maintain client costs;

?   Develop new opportunities by keeping in close contact with industry news, events, publishers and personalities;

?   Budget and sales reconciliation support for the affiliate teams client base;

?   Provide weekly insight into your accounts performance and highlight areas of growth or risk, both internally and externally

?   Understanding and supporting affiliates with tracking issues, reporting problems or interface issues across a variety of affiliate network technologies;

?   Compiling and presenting results to your clients.

You will be part of a multichannel team which is solely focused on delivering results for our clients.  In this role you will be exposed to other digital disciplines.  For this reason you will need an understanding of how different channels can influence one another.

Further although initially affiliate programme management will form the core of the role, there is significant scope to expand into other areas of online media. You will be liaising with search, social, SEO and display teams regularly as part of this role and our integrated online approach to clients.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person who is passionate about online and performance led marketing.  Ideally they will have had experience working at a media agency, affiliate network or affiliate company running or supporting affiliate campaigns for at least 12 months. This role is ideal for someone with affiliate experience who is looking to expand their experience and work at a company that integrates affiliates successfully into the online marketing mix.

With ROI being central to all performance clients an individual with a strong analytical and inquisitive mind is required.

Working to deadlines and being effective under pressure is also key.  They need strong admin skills and good attention to detail as well as being numerate and accurate.  Ideally they should be proficient in the use of media booking and research systems such as DDS, and also Excel and Powerpoint.

They need strong negotiation skills as well as the ability to build and maintain strong and effective relationships with media owners. This is vital in any affiliate programme.

The ability to work strongly both within a team and on their own is essential, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount.  Good presentation skills are required for this role with previous experience of presenting in front of clients ideal but not essential.

We pride ourselves on our very strong client relationships and therefore the individual needs to have strong client servicing skills.

 

If you think this is the role for you then don’t hesitate to get in touch!

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