Job Details

Specialist, Affiliate Marketing

Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Marketing
Job Opened April 2nd, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210001AZ
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

What This Position is All About:

Saks OFF 5TH is looking for an experienced, goal-oriented, digital marketing professional to help grow and manage the affiliate channel.  A successful marketing specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the affiliate channel, including managing our affiliate agency, our top tier publisher relationships, as well as working with cross functional planning teams on execution.  The marketing specialist will work directly with the Senior Manager to implement the overall affiliate strategy to drive sales, increase ROI, and improve overall brand awareness through the promotions created for the affiliate channel.  This position includes all aspects of requesting and implementing promotions, including working collaboratively with internal stakeholders across Marketing, Creative, Product Management, Technology and Buying/Merchandising to identify opportunities and guide execution.

The role includes managing external agencies, developing new business opportunities, creating strategic/tactical proposals, and working with cross-functional teams to meet company goals and objectives.


Who Are You:

  • Solution Oriented
  • Financial Forecasting (EBITDA, COS, FT, etc.)
  • Cross Functional Team Collaboration
  • Working outside comfort zone
  • Adaptability
  • Proactively anticipate priorities
  • Highly Analytical
  • Leverage Data
  • Interpersonal/Presentation Skills
  • Strategic Focus
  • Cross Channel experience


You Also Have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in digital marketing or a quantitative field
  • BS/BA in Marketing, Business, Economics, Mathematics or other concentrations with a significant quantitative focus
  • Experience building and managing strong business partnerships (including contract negotiation)
  • Exceptional analytical horsepower and data-driven problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An innovative, positive, and self-directed attitude
  • Highly analytical with proficient command of Excel and ability to manipulate data formulaically to understand & interpret numbers
  • Experience with analytical applications such as Omniture, Google Analytics, Neustar (MTA), MMM


As The Specialist, Affiliate Marketing. you will:

    • Manage and monitor daily affiliate performance by publisher and utilize data to optimize channel growth (implementing course-correcting as necessary)
    • Serve as primary liaison between affiliate agency, publishers and OFF 5TH shareholders, communicating effectively with all parties to strategically grow the channel
    • Help conceptualize, launch and promote new creative, custom offers, advertising ideas and campaigns, in conjunction with OFF 5TH initiatives
    • Manage Affiliate Influencer Program across multiple network partners. Help facilitate creative/project briefs, product selections and approvals
    • Stay up to date on affiliate news such as new potential publishers, online opportunities, betas, etc.
    • Support growing international program and help identify areas of opportunity
    • Trafficking out promotional/paid collateral to publishers, ensuring all deadlines are met
    • Pro-actively monitor affiliate performance, trends and projections, establishing metrics and reporting for affiliate campaigns from initial strategy through to execution and evaluation
    • Monitor progress toward objectives, designing reports and crafting presentations and articulating results to digital team as well as various stakeholders
    • Report to Senior Manager on Affiliate performance, incremental opportunities and project plan for growth on a weekly and ad-hoc basis
    • Able to story tell through numbers to paint transparent picture of performance for leadership
    • Mainins a Test/Learn mindset
    • Contribute to the overall customer acquisition marketing and growth strategy
  • AD HOC:
    • Keep thourough historical placement records and screenshot library
    • Manage finance/Invoice process ensuring our partners receive timely payment per their terms
    • Own weekly Newsletter creation & deployment, communicating out OFF 5TH’s top upcoming promotions for the week


Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks


Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Saks OFF 5TH  provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks OFF 5TH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Saks OFF 5TH  welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.