Affiliate Marketing Manager

Location Portland, OR (Hybrid)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $36/hr
Our sports apparel retail client seeks an Affiliate Marketing Manager for this 6+ month freelance role!

This role is remote until 9/10/2022 then hybrid 3 days onsite and the days are flexible.

- Manage day-to-day Affiliate Marketing activities with mid-funnel content partners/networks to meet channel KPIs and customer acquisition goals
- Responsible for top and bottom line growth of mid-funnel affiliate program to achieve incremental sales, traffic, ROI and total contribution goals
- Manage a sizeable media budget
- Create content calendars & briefs
- Experience with growing affiliate programs to increase revenue by tapping into new channels or partners
- Manage the overall mid-funnel strategy and campaign execution in partnership with the Senior Manager and Assistant Manager
- Establish long-term effective relationships with our key editorial publishers, creators and influencer agencies
- Dig into channel data to drive testing, reporting, optimization and analysis on affiliate marketing performance to identify key levers and opportunities for improvements
- Contribute to the development of the affiliate marketing strategy
- Analyze current processes continuously and seek opportunities to automate, where possible, to improve the efficiency of the affiliate channel

Required Skills/Experience:
- Creative in exploring new opportunities in order to drive brand hype, new audiences and more incremental sales through the affiliate marketing channel
- Brand Marketer or PR expert who understands where the brand should be online and how to leverage affiliate marketing to create online buzz
- Ability to effectively manage third party partners
- A solid network in the affiliate marketing or PR industry is beneficial
- Experience executing brand or PR campaigns and working with editorial sites and influencers
- Interest in fashion trends, sports or fitness a plus
- Experience with web analytics and adserving platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics and DoubleClick Campaign Manager).
- Analytical, logical and data driven
- Motivated by testing and learning, evolving and improving the channel, and building your own channel knowledge and experience
- An interest in exploiting technology (Excel, Smartsheets, feeds, scripts and the like) to automate and scale key processes
- Experience and interest in managing and motivating others, both directly and indirectly
- An interest in working with internal stakeholders and external agencies to establish efficient and scalable processes

Big bonus if you have experience in the fashion or sports apparel industry!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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