Affiliate Marketing Manager
About the Job:
We require a highly motivated and determined individual to increase lead acquisitions by driving publisher and affiliate marketing traffic to our websites. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, hands-on sales professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment to bring affiliates on board. The Affiliate Manager will be required to have a minimum of 1 to 2 years work experience in managing online affiliate programs and building relationships with direct publishers, affiliate and ad networks.
About The Company:
In 1994, three long time friends looking for new opportunities started an on-line matchmaking service. Over the years, our business has grown to over 1,000 websites, with services from Executive Match Making to Merchant Services. Now with over 100 full-time employees, we currently have offices in China, Russia, Ukraine, Hong Kong, Philippines, Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica, Colombia and Thailand. With over 125 affiliate offices in 35 countries, our headquarters in based in Phoenix located near the Point Hilton Squaw Peak - just off of North 16th Street and Northern. AFA and WWDL is a private corporation with zero debt - never had it, never will.
Having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, our core business remains International Matchmaking. During that span of time, our business has been the subject of two movies: Two Brothers and a Bride, and the recently released Loveme The Documentary. In Two Brothers and a Bride, actors David Arquette and Tim Blake Nelson play two of our clients. The movie was filmed on location during one of our typical events in Saint Petersburg Russia. Both movies can be seen on NetflixIn addition, we have also been featured in 100 TV show and articles, from a reality show on NetGEO, to MTV and Lisa Ling on OWN, The Today Show, Dr. Phil and many more. Currently, we are doing casting calls for a new reality show that is set to air in the Fall. In 2014, we won two awards at the I-Dating Conference for Best Dating Niche Site and Best Affiliate Program. Each year we help thousands of men and women find happiness. Unlike other dating services, we have a very hands-on approach to helping people find love. We have a great team, many have been with us for more than ten years - some for more than 15 years. Our biggest challenge is finding the quality people we need to expand. Currently, we have the casting for the next reality show scheduled to be aired in the Fall.
Your Main Duties:
Daily Affiliate Management - work with Publisher partners to optimize delivery and campaign performance. Meet or exceed sales quotas by prospecting for and developing industry leading Partners/Publisher relationships Responsible for ensuring compliance and brand safety with publishers on an ongoing basis Analyze Publisher statistics on a daily basis and to maximize revenue, identify opportunities, optimize campaigns and troubleshoot issues Build and manage strong client relationships Meet with partners and attend industry conferences as needed Implement initiatives that enhance affiliate productivity, create new growth opportunities and increase ROI Manage affiliate relations, communication, and recruitment Strong sales, negotiation, analytical and implementation skills Ability to understand and verbalize technical language involved in affiliate implementation Prioritize execution strategy based on revenue potential Strategize, plan, execute and optimize email, social, mobile and display campaigns.
Bachelor's Degree in Advertising, Business, Marketing or Communications Prior experience in Affiliate Marketing Excellent knowledge of online media buying models including CPA, CPS, CPL, CPC, CPM etc. Proven ability to multi-task, deliver exceptional results Proven track record of exceeding sales quotas in a fast paced, quota driven environment Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills Excellent written and oral communication skills (outgoing, well-spoken, professional, friendly and courteous) Strong analytical skills Excellent computer skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet browsers) Excellent attention to detail Ability to work under pressure Results and goal oriented approach Expertise in many forms of internet media and marketing, with knowledge of email marketing Must have established contacts with publishers and media networks Must possess an understanding of media metrics, campaign tracking, and optimization Proactive work ethic, ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive, and collaborative environment Proven ability to fearlessly initiate, establish and nurture partner relationships over the phone and in person.
What We Offer:
A fun and dynamic environment Hands-on learning of marketing/business development techniques Great potential for growth within the company Relocation package offered to preferable candidates Year International travel.
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