Job Details

Affiliate Marketing Executive

Hammersmith -Griffin House Hammersmith Road -C1770

Location: London

Digital Marketing


Digital Marketing

Closing Date:


Affiliate Marketing Executive

Hammersmith - W68BS

Salary - £28k - £35k + benefits

Role Purpose

Now is a great time to join Virgin Media as a Affiliate Marketing Executive in our Hammersmith office as you will be responsible for the delivery and optimisation of Virgin Media’s affiliate campaigns

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain strong relationships with mid-tier publishers. Collaboratively identify new opportunities and optimisations to maximise orders growth
  • Coordinate affiliate campaigns; ensure affiliates have the assets and information required to efficiently promote Virgin Media’s latest offers
  • Write and communicate product info/pricing changes to affiliates
  • Monitor and audit affiliate websites to ensure their promotions are up to date and aligned to brand guidelines
  • Maintain an up to date affiliate campaign calendar, detailing affiliate promotions
  • Support the affiliate network in recruiting/on-boarding new affiliates
  • Support the affiliate network in the day-to-day running of the affiliate program
  • Stay up to date with the latest affiliate marketing trends and investigate appropriate opportunities
  • Report weekly/monthly/quarterly on affiliate performance at a channel, product and partner level. Share core insights with the team
  • Fulfil ad-hoc data requests to support the Affiliate Manager & Senior Affiliate Manager
  • Report monthly/quarterly to provide performance insights to wider teams
  • Produce post campaign analysis and learnings for wider teams

Key Interfaces

  • Affiliate network UI
  • Sales
  • Digital
  • Finance
  • Wider marketing and insight team

Knowledge experience and skills

Required critical behaviours

  • Demonstrable experience in the day to day running of an online marketing channel(s) – preferably Affiliates
  • Understand online marketing KPIs, including CPA, CPL, CPC, CPM etc
  • Ability to create reports and select relevant data to help future optimisation
  • Experience in working to tight deadlines in fast paced environments
  • Knowledge of media tracking solutions, e.g. Adobe / Network tracking
  • Passionate about digital and performance marketing
  • Results orientated
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Adept at collaborative working

Required key skills (functional / technical)

  • Experience using affiliate network UIs - e.g. Awin, CJ Affiliate, Rakuten
  • Experience using online analytics platforms - e.g. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics
  • Analytical skills - ability to evaluate and measure data
  • Proficient in using Excel – formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, charts

Required qualifications/experience

  • Marketing experience in a similar role (client, network or agency side)
  • Hands on experience in the day to day running of an online marketing channel(s) – preferably Affiliates
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Good understanding of marketing principles in an online environment
  • Good understanding of other digital channels including Search and Social
  • Telco experience preferred but not essential

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade. Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.

We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here.

Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play.  You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%. What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.

You can find out about all benefits in full here.

Come and be a part of something special. Join us!