Affiliate Marketing Associate in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 12/21/2020

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Opportunity Description


We are seeking a dedicated, outgoing individual with strong problem-solving skills to join our company an Affiliate Marketing Associate. The Affiliate Marketing Associate is 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 analytical experience and/or affiliate marketing experience with an agency, advertiser, or a publisher. On the job training is provided.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Initiate new campaigns ideas, incentives, and bonuses to keep PfP Program profitable for all parties.
  • Ensure timely invoicing by agencies and affiliates.
  • Identify areas to streamline workflow and processes.
  • Maintain current understanding of industry knowledge and marketplace developments.


  • 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.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with online advertising tracking platforms such Adobe, Tableau, Invoca, Impact Radius, and Active Prospect.