Affiliate Marketing Associate in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 6/5/2022

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We are seeking a dedicated, outgoing independent individual with strong problem-solving skills to join our company as an Affiliate Marketing Associate. The Affiliate Marketing Associate will place the candidate in a strategic, vendor-facing position, contributing to high-visibility initiatives that are part of Empire's core growth strategy. This individual will work with both existing and prospective affiliates, focusing on the company's lead gen side of the business. The ideal candidate has data analytics experience and/or affiliate marketing experience in lead generation with an agency, brand, or a publisher. Company relevant training is provided.


  • Lead recruitment and optimization components of weekly vendor calls, documenting and disseminating assigned tasks across vendor base.
  • Work with internal team members to provide direction based on affiliates' experience and expertise.
  • Initiate new campaigns ideas, incentives, and bonuses to keep PFP Program profitable for all parties.
  • Maintain current understanding of industry knowledge and marketplace developments.
  • Identify new opportunities for growth within the PFP division with an action plan on how to implement by building and presenting ideas to executives of the department.
  • Recruit, manage, and develop publisher relationships to add to our list of trusted partners.
  • Manage affiliate relationships with a focus on growing marketing return on investment (MROI).
  • Identify opportunities to better optimize campaign results by interpreting standard and custom reports.
  • Analyze daily/weekly/monthly performance data and provide/offer recommendations and optimization feedback to leadership and affiliates.
  • Oversee the implementation and execution of the PFP budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited 4-year institution or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 years managing or supporting an affiliate marketing or performance marketing programs.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of products; particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Outgoing personality with an analytical mindset and exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Highly motivated, independent worker with strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and apply yourself towards achieving the company's goals.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans. Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting. Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family's health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance - Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program - A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks - An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out. With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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