Affiliate Manager Needed

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by Elbert, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. Elbert


    Mar 24, 2013
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    The position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our affiliate program and the affiliate team, including relations with affiliates, networks and partners. He/she will work closely with other Marketing Team members to ensure maximum effectiveness of the affiliate program.

    What you will do:

    Develop and drive overall affiliate marketing strategy for
    Nurture existing affiliate/partnership relationships
    Engage existing affiliate base to drive incremental volume
    Identify and recruit new affiliates that are capable of driving additional volume
    Develop annual affiliate campaign calendar and roll out plans
    Initiate new campaign ideas, incentives, and bonus offers
    Negotiate and manage contracts and commission structures for affiliates and networks
    Execute day-to-day affiliate management including ongoing development and deployment of feature changes, landing pages, fresh marketing creative, affiliate communications such as newsletters and blog posts, offers as well as dispute resolution
    Directly manage top tier accounts
    Keep up to date on Affiliate Industry trends and developments
    Monitor existing publishers marketing methods to make sure they are compliant with each program's terms of service and other guidelines.
    Effectively coordinate with other team members and departments

    Reporting & Analysis

    Monitor affiliate activity, analyze performance, identify areas of improvement, and recommend ways to increase affiliate-generated revenues.
    Work with internal development team to update and enhance affiliate capabilities and tracking/reporting methods as necessary.
    Present regular analysis reports including number of affiliate partners recruited, conversion rates, sales generated and commissions earned

    What you need for this position:

    Minimum 3+ years affiliate management experience
    Proven, measurable results in developing and growing an internal affiliate channel/program
    Demonstrated ability to initiate and grow relationships
    Knowledge and understanding of affiliate tracking methods, tagging and sale attribution
    Ability to take on multiple projects at the same time
    Must possess strong knowledge of the affiliate marketing industry
    A proven negotiator who can build strong partnerships
    Strong organizational, analytical, presentation and problem solving skills
    The ability to understand numbers and trends and develop action plans
    The ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and courteously over a variety of mediums
    The willingness to embrace and understand new concepts
    Understanding and knowledge of additional online marketing channels (PPC, SEO, email marketing, media buys, etc.) to be able to assist and guide affiliates

    What experience we prefer you had for this position:
    BS / BA Preferred
    Google Analytics experience a plus
    Management of an affiliate program generating revenue or payouts to affiliates in excess of $100,000 per month

    Compensation to be discussed: