Head of Affiliates & Ecommerce

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Digital Content

Head of Affiliates & Ecommerce

Are Media is the home of Australian magazines. Our extensive portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most-loved brands, and boasts magazines, websites, videos, social, review sites, podcasts and experiences. This includes Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, Wheels and many more.

About the role

The Head of Affiliates is responsible for the affiliate & ecommerce department driving the overarching business strategy through to the execution of processes to maximise consumer revenues across all channels, brands and platforms.

The Head of Affiliates/Ecommerce will build and maintain effective, regular communications between key stakeholders and drive the workflow and process between all teams. They will educate and share affiliate/ecomm knowledge and will provide thought leadership.


  • Leading a direct team of affiliate managers who will work directly with teams to create product based content/leverage high SEO ranking evergreen content
  • To build and execute a business wide affiliate strategy to grow consumer revenues
  • Act as the Product owner of the affiliate platforms (in collaboration with broader product team)
  • To build and execute plans for shopfront retail models for core categories
  • Outline effective affiliate acquisition strategies – and set processes to bring them to life across all channels
  • Set processes to promote high return affiliate products across channels
  • Responsible of the P&L for affiliate revenues
  • Developing strategic marketing initiatives for key affiliate opportunities
  • Planning and executing affiliate campaigns both on and off platform
  • Engage stakeholders to encourage maximum buy in and dedication to support KPIs
  • Manage relationships with partners, affiliates and providers
  • Strategically evaluating and reporting results of the overall operations regularly and systematically for the affiliation department
  • Advising team on how to acquire new affiliates and to maintain current accounts
  • Monitor, develop, expand and nurture existing affiliate partnerships
  • Build strong internal networks for collaboration and knowledge transfer with other parts of the company
  • Ensure that the affiliate team is establishing professional working relationships with agencies and key third parties

Skills and experience

  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role 
  • Experience working across multiple levels of stakeholders to drive cross functional results
  • Strong strategic thinker 
  • Strong  partnership management skills
  • Understanding of audience data/insights 

Why Are Media?

Join a values based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration with others.  Excellent Employee Benefits Package including; discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD; regular beauty perks; discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores; as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development Offerings.
Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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