Affiliate Marketing Manager at WP Engine

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.
WP Engine is seeking an Affiliate Marketing Manager to foster impactful community partnerships and dramatically expand revenue opportunities for our affiliate/referral program! This person will seek out and evaluate new partnership opportunities with like-minded organizations, awe-inspiring agencies, and powerful community leaders, all while leading and fostering growth for our existing relationships. You'll play a pivotal role in helping us earn new revenue, drive engagement and traffic to our sites, and increase exposure and awareness for WP Engine's brand.
You'll be the central point of contact for our affiliate/referral program and will help lead all aspects of this massive marketing avenue, with a primary focus on curating relationships and encouraging growth for all-star partners. Other work will include outreach to relevant and high-potential partners, onboarding new partners, creating resources, streamlining existing processes, and strategizing creative initiatives and campaigns (whether that's targeted tweets or custom offers). You'll serve as a growth guide for our partners, small and large.
This role requires a self-starter who can get results quickly and doesn't mind rolling up their sleeves to do so. You'll be expected to contribute new ideas and discover opportunities to assist with our growth. You will also work closely with the rest of our digital team, designers, developers, and leadership to further develop and scale our global referral program.
  • People describe you as "having a lot of hustle" and you understand that activity drives phenomenal results
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You get passionate about the possibility of being the face and voice of a brand
  • You leave a great first impression
  • You have a strong desire to help people solve problems and grow their businesses
  • You care about the details

  • Has 3-5+ years of direct affiliate marketing or partner management experience; additional marketing and/or sales experience is a bonus!
  • Has a very validated background in marketing, business development or sales
  • Already has three extraordinary ideas for growth after reading this job description
  • Has demonstrated knowledge of common online marketing tactics, including SEO, PPC, marketing automation, social advertising, integrated campaigns, and other digital promotions
  • Has a record of meeting and exceeding goals
  • Has the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and previous experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Has critical thinking skills to solve dynamic challenges with limited resources

  • Leading and growing relationships with our cool crop of existing partners through ongoing communication, mentoring, creative promotions, banner/landing page optimization, etc.
  • Identifying, evaluating, recruiting, and nurturing new referral partners and affiliates who want to shout about WP Engine from the top of the Internet
  • Writing content and leading creative initiatives that increase brand awareness, traffic, and revenue
  • Verifying, monitoring, and paying out affiliate commissions
  • Onboarding new referral partners to make sure they're all set up for success
  • Forecasting the potential marketing value, budget, time/scope/resources required, and return on investment on all partnership opportunities
  • Providing award-winning level support to internal and external business partners
  • Tracking results and performance to ensure the program is growing month-over-month
  • Collaborating with our remarkable, oh-so-brilliant sales and marketing teams to plan and execute innovative promotional/sponsored campaigns

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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