Outbrain is seeking an Affiliate Account Manager to play a key role within the APAC Account Management team. The role can be based from either our Singapore or Sydney (AU) office, servicing our affiliate and performance clients across the APAC region. The Account Manager will serve as a primary point of contact for existing and new affiliates that are seeking to utilise Outbrain’s global network to grow their business, with emphasis on performance buyers in various verticals.
As an Affiliate Account Manager you will serve both as an expert in the Outbrain platform, and as a specialist on conversion-oriented content marketing. You will use these skills to assist key clients in building their native advertising strategy, and build a trusted partnership with them to succeed and grow.
As with any Outbrain employee, we’re looking for someone who is resourceful, bright, curious, proactive, a go-getter, works well independently and as part of a team, and who will be passionate about what she or he does.
Role & Responsibilities
Serve as a primary point of contact for affiliate and performance clients and help them monitor and manage ROI-positive activity: Review and consult regarding content & funnels, campaign setup, strategy and optimisation
Be an originator of ideas and initiatives that can improve performance and help clients scale
Meet and consult regularly with clients to get a clear picture of performance, plans and priorities
Identify strategic opportunities and upsell against them
Carry out kickoff calls and manage the onboarding process for new clients
Educate clients about best practices, provide actionable data-driven insights from our extensive internal resources to help clients test, scale and succeed
Interfaces with other departments internally: Content, Product, Adops and Demand Technical Solutions
2-3+ years experience in planning or managing digital media with emphasis on performance activity. Experience in native platforms – a plus
Candidates with experience working for digital platform companies or with affiliate marketers are also suitable
Passionate about marketing, digital media and turning data into actionable insights
Analytical and data-driven with the ability to monitor and identify trends in performance
Ability to execute efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced technological environment
Effective time-management and organisational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications – An Advantage
Client Service/Account Management experience
Experience with BI, data analysis and reporting systems
Experience with tracking software systems
Knowledge of HTML, CSS and xpath – advantage
Outbrain is the world’s leading discovery and native advertising feed for the open web. A third of the world’s Internet-connected population explore and discover information through our feed technology, which is trusted by emerging to established brands and integrated into thousands of media companies’ tech stacks to manage and monetize their publishing operations. Outbrain operates in 55 countries and is headquartered in New York City with offices in 18 cities worldwide.
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