Subscribe to Our Newsletter.

JOB DETAILS

Vice President, Affiliate Services.

Full time

New Engen is a digital marketing agency driving impact for brands across every phase of the customer journey–maximizing it, measuring it, and repeating it. Through a genuine passion for building brands, a relentless desire to challenge the status quo, and deep digital expertise across hundreds of brands and verticals, we put our clients on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital marketing.

Join our community of marketing enthusiasts — collaborating with experts across media and marketing services, creative, analytics, and more. At New Engen, the cutting edge isn’t a lofty goal; it’s our everyday playground.

What sets us apart? Our people – humble innovators rewriting the rules of digital marketing. Together, we’re building an agency culture that values collaboration, learning, and creativity. Become part of a team that drives genuine impact in the evolving landscape.

DESCRIPTION: 
We’re seeking a seasoned and dynamic veteran in the affiliate marketing industry to lead our affiliate marketing division. The ideal candidate is well-known in the industry for their thought leadership, always on the cusp of innovation in the space, a savvy analytical thinker, and able to effectively manage the division P&L.

The Vice President, Affiliate Services will report to the GM, Digital Marketing and be a part of the senior leadership team at New Engen. This role is responsible for building strategy, fostering senior client relationships, growing existing relationships, and inspiring the hearts and minds of a world-class team of 100+ data-driven digital marketers. The VP will lead and influence a partial portfolio of over 60 distinguished brands and client relationships. The portfolio will span a wide range of industries with a heavy emphasis on B2C, fintech and travel. The role will be active in setting agency affiliate vision for commerce and consumer-centric industries, while also forging new business relationships within the category. This role will partner with other senior leaders across Business Development, Media, Analytics, Operations and Insights/Strategy to deliver best-in-class service, while driving innovative and measurable client solutions.
 
The right candidate must carry deep-expertise in affiliate marketing strategies and have an understanding of the total media delivery ecosystem, a proven ability to lead complex clients, and an exceptional team builder. Last (but not least), the VP, Affiliate Services must be highly competent at leading and inspiring a team who is diverse in thought and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop strategy and messaging for our clients, lead client teams and oversee the execution of large-scale affiliate programs for our clients at the most senior level
  • Build deep, trusted relationships with senior level client contacts (CMO, CEO, client SVPs, etc.) across all areas of the client’s business, delivering a continuous flow of business-building ideas, while securing relationship and performance feedback
  • Continually increase knowledge of the client’s business (and industry) often serving as the senior level client contact’s first line consultant
  • Effectively articulating our views on affiliate business philosophies, keeping clients up to date on industry context
  • Deliver strategic client presentations and provide recommendations that are concise, insightful and on point
  • Connect to broader agency intellectual capital and bring best practices to client engagements
  • Analyze P&L statements, takes necessary action to ensure profitability and implement preventative measures to ensure healthy client relationships
  • Direct team activities to ensure collaboration and partnership across the company’s full complement of resources to achieve optimal levels of productivity, service, communications and quality in a matrix environment for assigned clients
  • Develop and drive account plans, processes and strategies that improve results for clients while growing the account portfolio
  • Effectively plan work, communicate changes, troubleshoot problems and implement preventative systems, assuring that the client and company commitments are kept
  • Inform and drive the company’s strategic initiatives as a member of the New Engen executive team
  • Align with executive leaders to develop and enforce both the agency and account(s) vision and direction
  • Identify, nurture and actively develop top talent with direct impact on new hire process
  • Manage needs of team members to maximize learning and productivity while minimizing turnover
  • Drive New Engen’s culture, embody New Engen values and lead key agency-wide initiatives
  • Some travel may be required for client meetings and conference attendance
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in affiliate marketing
  • Excellent people leadership skills
  • Proven track record of operational excellence working within a collaborative multi-agency team environment
  • An expert in leveraging data and analytics to find strategic solutions for clients
  • Proven ability to build relationships with ad tech and publisher partners
  • Able to package, merchandise, and sell in concepts and new opportunities
  • You’re a tested and proven leader with a track record for functioning as a point of escalation for clients and team members

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Ownership mentality, high accountability
  • Deep appreciation for building and leading diverse teams, fostering an inclusive environment and viewing workplace matters with an equity lens
  • Low ego, high emotional intelligence
  • Opportunity mindset
  • Capable of managing through a high-growth environment
  • Humble/smart
  • Navigation of difficult relationships – both client-side and employees
BENEFITS: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long-Term Disability, Life/AD&D
  • 401k – Employer match
  • HSA – Employer contributes 
  • Flexible Vacation & PTO plan
  • Paid Maternity / Paternity 
  • Paid Holidays
  • Remote/Flex day schedule
  • Laid back office environment

New Engen is headquartered in Seattle. For this role, we will consider candidates 100% remote.

Whats Important To Us:

BE THE GOOD
We act with integrity, humility, and altruism inside and outside our company. We promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in every aspect of our business. We cultivate a safe workplace where everyone feels respected, engaged, and able to reach their full potential. Bottom line: We give a shit.

EXPERTISE
We take pride in our work, holding ourselves to a high standard of execution excellence. We continually work to expand our skills and master our craft. Our approach sets a precedent and reverberates throughout our always-changing industry, inspiring adaptation among brands, platforms, and agencies.

GROWTH MINDSET
We bias towards action, starting with “what is possible?” instead of being stuck in scarcity. We embrace challenges and welcome feedback as opportunities to improve what we do and how we do it. We find joy in the process and are fueled by our curiosity to master complex problems. We aren’t afraid to take calculated risks or operate in ambiguity, recognizing that imperfection is a part of progress.

EMPATHETIC DIRECTNESS
We provide feedback with courage, openness, and empathy- internally and externally, across departments, and at all levels. We do the right thing, even when it’s hard. We aim to understand (not judge) and teach (not take over). Our feedback is empirical and focuses on behaviors and outcomes.

ALL IN
New Engen is our company. We believe in what we are building together and put the team first in order to accomplish our shared goals. We reject apathy and cynicism and do everything we can to help each other win. Being All In is not about the hours we log, nor does it mean that we agree on every decision. Rather, it is a mentality of common purpose that guides how we engage, reach consensus and show up for our clients and teammates.

APPLY