About Backbone Media: We are a public relations, media planning and buying, and social media agency that partners with brands to target, engage and inspire the active lifestyle market. For 20 years, Backbone has worked with gear, apparel and technology brands, as well as tourism destinations around the world. With offices in Carbondale and Denver, Colorado, Backbone has been consistently included on Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work” list. 


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Location: Carbondale or Denver, CO

Affiliate Coordinator

Backbone Media is seeking a strategic performance marketing professional to join our growing affiliate team. We’re searching for someone who is a strong communicator and highly organized, with a desire to help execute affiliate partnerships and drive revenue for our clients. Strong communication and people skills are mandatory, while previous affiliate experience is a major plus. Backbone represents some of the leading active lifestyle brands in the world and we offer perks like powder days, a wellness stipend, a gear closet and paid volunteer time. 

Job Description: The affiliate coordinator has a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field, with at least one-year experience in a media or marketing role. The affiliate coordinator will assist in the day to day management of multiple client’s affiliate programs, pitching deals and promotions to writers, recruiting new affiliates and reporting successes and optimizations on client calls. 

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following: 

  • Assist as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your clients.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with affiliates.
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of client requests.
  • Communicate clearly the progress of monthly campaigns.
  • Develop new business with existing partners and/or identify areas of improvement to exceed revenue expectations.
  • Forecast and track key metrics.
  • Prepare reports on account status.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business or related field.
  • Strong communication and analytics skills.
  • Familiarity with affiliate networks like Avantlink, Impact, Commission Junction and Shareasale.
  • Ability to effectively manage and build relationships with both partners and clients. 
  • Ability to be agile and succeed in, as well as enjoy, a fast-paced environment.

About Backbone Media: Backbone Media is a public relations, media planning and buying, and social media agency that partners with brands to target, engage and inspire the active lifestyle market. For 20 years, Backbone has worked with gear, apparel and technology brands, as well as tourism destinations around the world. With offices in Carbondale and Denver, Colorado, Backbone has been consistently included on Outside magazine’s “Best Places to Work” list. 

 Backbone Media is not hiring currently, but our agency is growing and we're always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. Inspire us!