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We are looking to bring on an Affiliate Manager to join our team! This is a huge opportunity for you to work with one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. and learn the ins and outs of the online business world. Over the last couple of years, our company has seen explosive growth—and there is no sign of it slowing down.

In order to keep hitting our goals, which include having the largest number of high quality deals in the market, we need to expand our horizons and improve our customer experience to a point that makes us the de-facto standard for buying and selling online businesses. Your work will help propel the industry forward to new levels not seen before.

Being a location-independent full time position is one of the many benefits. You’ll be free to work anywhere in the world outside of the USA (with the exception of Colorado, Florida, or Texas). Be it the beaches in Thailand – which does have superb 4G connectivity and cheaper cost of living – or in a mountain resort in the Swiss Alps – the choice is yours. *see USA resident requirements below.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, then read on to learn more about our company and how to apply for the position!

Job Details

What’s The Opportunity?

Becoming an Affiliate Manager (AM) makes you a critical part of Empire Flippers. You will learn skills that will last you a lifetime in the online business world.

You will be responsible for vetting, onboarding and cultivating successful affiliate partnerships. You will work in tandem with referrals from other departments, while also actively building out a pipeline of potential targets to sign up as an affiliate. 

You will oversee the affiliate program, continue to innovate, tweak, and ultimately expand the program and associated SOP’s. As the AM, you will keep track of all affiliates within Hubspot, routinely communicate for relationship building with affiliates, spot-check the affiliates and their referral channels, and determine the validity of any affiliate referrals.

You’ll be working closely with our marketing team where we’ll teach you the ins and outs of the online business brokerage industry, coming from years of experience. You will also be in close contact with the sales team to routinely assist them by jumping on calls with potential “big whale” partnerships to explain the affiliate program and to assist with white glove treatment. 

This is a full-time remote position. Our company is growing at a fast rate, which means excellent opportunities for personal and career growth. We may ask you to attend conferences too, which can help you network with industry leaders.

What’s the Position Like?

Working as an AM would include both routine job duties as well as larger projects to tackle and implement.

Routine job requirements

  • Perform due diligence on all new affiliate applicants
  • Verify customer relationship with affiliate post migration on all deals
  • Spot checking affiliate leads to assure program rules are being followed
  • Maintaining and updating SOPs & processes
  • Maintain relationships with affiliates
  • Technical advisor for large sales calls with Big Whale affiliates
  • Maintain CRM database of affiliates

Large Projects

  • Transition from Hubspot legacy affiliate system to the platform driven affiliate system
  • Analyzing lead sources from top performing affiliates
  • Managing seasonal affiliate contests to drive more referrals
  • Reviewing competitor affiliate programs
  • Creating on-going database that can be referred to as program expands
  • Create email nurture funnel for affiliates
  • Undertake business development role to foster relationships with potential big whale affiliates

What Skills Do I Need?

We believe in hiring people that are a good fit for us culturally.

The right candidate must fit our brand and be able to demonstrate their ability to manage affiliate publishers, recruit new affiliates, and ensure that their audiences are aligned with our target market.

Required skills:

  1. Marketing background – familiar with internet marketing tactics and affiliate/referral programs.
  2. Personable – Maintaining and growing relationships with top affiliates.
  3. Analytical – Ability to review referral channels critically and to make data-drive decisions and recommendations.
  4. Solid researcher – Sharp internet investigation and research skills. Can find any number of things through sharp, targeted search.

Preferred Skills:

  1. Marketing background – familiar with internet marketing tactics and affiliate/referral programs.
  2. Personable – Maintaining and growing relationships with top affiliates.
  3. Analytical – Ability to review referral channels critically and to make data-drive decisions and recommendations.
  4. Solid researcher – Sharp internet investigation and research skills. Can find any number of things through sharp, targeted search.

What’s the Lifestyle Like?

Our company culture is built on the idea of travel, remote work, and living life on your terms.

We’re not looking to put you in a cubicle and waste your time in traffic. You’ll be working hard, playing hard, and learning all about our company and what we stand for during this time.

Apart from meeting us in person every now and then, you’re free to work and live anywhere you’d like and join the new class of digital nomads – we’re homeless but have a passport, credit card, and a laptop.

You’ll become friends with people who will be able to give you massive insights into how digital businesses work, how they scale, and, of course, how to invest in them or sell them.

Love It. What’s the Catch?

This isn’t a gap year experience. This is not a temporary contract.

If you’re applying just because you want something to fund your travels before you start seeking out a “serious” job, then you probably shouldn’t apply.

We’re looking for career-minded people who share our vision and see where we’re going. We want you to be part of that vision and help us get there over the long haul.

And while we play hard and sometimes really do work next to the pool all day, we work even harder. Sometimes you will be putting in a 10-12 hour day as business demands arise. You’ll be working weird hours to match other team members time zones, and you’ll sometimes have to face some critical feedback.

You will be expected to perform to our expectations and really help us grow our business to the next level. We’re counting on you.

If you can see yourself growing into a profitable and meaningful career with us and love what we do, we want you to be part of our team.

Details to Keep in Mind

While the Affiliate Manager role will in large part be built from scratch, this position itself is not an entry level role. You will start with a six-month probation period earning $2,000/month base rate plus immediately join our lucrative bonus sharing plan. Should company performance hit 100% of on target earnings, this role has a very good opportunity to earn between $50,000-$60,000 in the first year.

 We’re going to start you off slow. You’ll first learn about our company and what each department does; then you will be given some low-level tasks to ease you into the position. Over time, your skills will grow and you’ll be making a lot of decisions on your own. However, you will always have our support and knowledge to lean on. We aren’t going to throw you to the wolves — you’ll be part of a high-functioning team that is here to help wherever we can.

Our Director of Marketing and CMO will be reviewing every application. If we think you’re a good fit, we will reach out to you to do a video call interview. After the first interviews are done, our final candidates will be brought back for a final second interview before we make our decision.

*US resident requirements: If you are in the US, we will accept candidates residing in Texas, Florida, or Colorado, as we are registered for payroll in these states. Otherwise, US candidates should plan to live abroad or have plans to relocate to Texas, Florida, or Colorado.

We have a no side project policy: we do not allow any ownership, association, or affiliations with online businesses or websites. If you are the owner of an online business, then you will be expected to either sell the business before you join us or sunset it upon accepting a job offer from us. If you are not comfortable with this, please do not apply.

A background check is required. 

How Do I Apply?

Here is the sequence of events we use when hiring our Affiliate Manager:

  • You record a YouTube video* explaining who you are and why you’re a good fit for the position, fill out an application, and submit it ASAP.
  • The deadline is June 25, 2021.
  • We review submissions and schedule interviews at the end of June.
  • The chosen candidate will begin July 12, 2021.

*YouTube Video Requirements:

We will only accept submissions that include a YouTube URL. Please leave the video “unlisted” in preferences and share the link with us. The quality of the video doesn’t matter, and there are no bonus points for editing. We just want (up to) three minutes of you explaining (based on your previous experience) why this position is an excellent fit for you and us.

If you’re thinking about applying but are worried you might not have enough (insert excuse here) — don’t worry. If you want to build something more than just a 9-to-5 job, then click the “apply” button below.

We look forward to working with you soon!

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