Affiliate Account Director

Media Planning, Implementation & Activation London, England


Description

Position at Mindshare

Affiliate Account Director - Neo Media World

  London .



This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Affiliate Director to help lead and grow the central team on one of the agency’s key global clients. The Affiliate team is a fast-growing area of the business and now includes a team of 21 from 8 countries ensuring a vibrant environment.

In conjunction with the department lead you will lead the account team, acting as the first point of escalation and ensuring all the client’s needs are met within the terms of the scope and contract. You will be expected to deliver and assist the account team in providing market leading innovation and growth strategies encompassing traditional affiliates, but also wider performance partnerships.

 

 

WHO ARE WE?

 

WE ARE NEO, AND WE ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE OF MEDIA

 

We are digital experts within one of the world’s biggest agencies
Neo is the performance media arm of Mindshare, one of the largest media groups in the world. With 40+ offices worldwide and 1000+ employees, we’re a massive community of performance experts and we’re growing… all the time. Our business specialises in PPC, SEO, ecommerce, programmatic, social, affiliate marketing, and new media like connected TV and audio, all underpinned by advanced analytics and disruptive consultancy.

 

We’re obsessed with digital media

Our London team is made up of 85 of the smartest people in the industry thinking about, executing and reshaping performance media. We’re devoted to data, totally transparent, and aren’t afraid to tell it like it is. Neo isn’t the standard advertising agency: we partner and challenge our clients across their entire business as consultants and champions for change.

 

We work with some of the world’s most innovative brands

The clients who see the value of Neo are the most forward thinking out there. They dream big, they’re smart enough to challenge us, and they demand rigour, thought and innovation in everything we do. We provide just that, which is why our relationships are some of the longest standing in the industry. We partner with global, and UK businesses including Nestlé, Sage, Dyson, Mazda, BP, BAT, HSBC, Nespresso & All Saints and have a strong focus on ABM and ecommerce focused businesses.

We grow people and professionals

Our people are our business, so caring about their growth and wellbeing isn’t a luxury for us, it’s a necessity. That’s why we see very little staff turnover; people join Neo to grow long-term careers. You’ll be around a group of friendly professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who are invested in your future, and you’ll lead a team of people whose future you’ll want to invest in.

 

“Since joining Neo, I have worked with market leading brands across various verticals and learnt a huge amount not only about media, but also myself. The friendships I’ve made, and company culture are second to none, it’s an absolute pleasure working with intelligent like-minded people.”

 

 

 

 

WHO ARE YOU?

 

YOU WANT TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN BUILDING INNOVATIVE STRATEGIC WORK

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

The Account Director will be responsible for affiliate programmes for a major global client, across strategic planning and execution.

This includes:

                       First point of escalation to address any concerns raised by the client, suppliers or other regions

                       Ensure flawless delivery and compliance with regional client scope of work and contract

                       Understand clients’ business objectives and ensure scope is in place to meet these

                       Innovative strategic thinking on all client activity; to be one step ahead

                       Team leader, coordinating the activities of local Account Managers and Account Executives

                       Running both traditional and non-traditional performance partnerships delivering market leading and award-winning performance partnerships

                       Recommend thought provoking affiliate and wider eCommerce strategies to the client

  • Other duties assigned as and when necessary, by the department lead and other channel leads including participation in new business development and pitches, award writing and research delivery

 

 

WHO YOU ARE

 

WE’RE PROUD OF OUR PASSION FOR BUILDING THE MEDIA LEADERS OF THE FUTURE

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience (4+ years) in managing large affiliate accounts and hands on experience running global affiliate campaigns/platforms.
  • High level usage with affiliate networks and technology platforms as well as wider digital tools
  • Fully proficient in optimising for targeted audience centric performance
  • Understanding of how different partnership activities fit into the wider digital marketing mix, and how it impacts / is impacted by other channels
  • Fully confident in use of Excel, including pivot tables, Vlookups & reporting and analysis uses
  • Highly analytical with excellent presentation & PowerPoint skills to match
  • Resourceful, with proven problem-solving skills across programme, technical and relationships
  • Cool under pressure
  • Highly motivated people person who can work with client and internal teams in a demanding fast-paced environment

Preferable:

  • Experience in long term strategic planning
  • Experience with large Global clients
  • Experience/track record of upselling projects & initiatives to clients.
  • Understanding of standard Analytics platforms including Google Analytics
     

As part of the GroupM and WPP network, our benefits are incredibly comprehensive, and you’ll have plenty of fantastic benefits to choose from.  We’ve listed a few below - and there are many more on offer:

 

  • Superb development opportunities and ongoing support throughout your career
  • Light, open-plan office space with roof terrace, onsite bar and stunning views over central London
  • 25 days’ holiday from the get-go, increasing with length of service
  • Season ticket loan, subsidised gym memberships, private medical (BUPA) and life assurance.
  • We also have a range of on-site services including health screenings, financial management workshops, manicures and massages.

 

 

INTERESTED? GET IN TOUCH! WE’D LOVE TO HAVE A CHAT.

 

Central Saint Giles. 1 Saint Giles High Street, London, WC2H 8AR.

www.neomediaworld.com

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+44 (0)20 7969 4040