Merchant Account Manager, Skimlinks, London
Skimlinks is the world’s leading content-to-commerce platform, helping publishers monetize their commerce-related content, and retailers & brands find people who want to buy their products.
Skimlinks helps publishers earn an incremental revenue stream by automating the process of earning through affiliate marketing. By aggregating 24,000 merchant affiliate programs from over 55 affiliate networks, 4.5 million websites are able to earn commissions and gain an understanding of the shopping behaviors of their audience. Clients include Conde Nast, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Buzzfeed and Refinery29.
Skimlinks then uses the data collected from this affiliate service to create the world’s largest data co-op focused on shopping intent data. With data from 1 billion shoppers on the products they are reading about, clicking on, and buying. Skimlinks helps retailers and brands target and personalize based on these shopping behaviors. This means we have one of the world’s largest sets of AI training data around shopping intent, which attracts some of the greatest people to work at Skimlinks and build something truly great and impactful.
Our mission is to help publishers be rewarded properly for the role their content plays in creating shopping intent, providing a much needed funding model for the internet. We are also driven by creating a culture for our team that celebrates learning and growth, while caring for each other.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our Merchant Development team in London.
Your Mission: Own and develop a portfolio of Merchant/Advertiser clients so they utilize Skimlinks’ services and platform to their fullest potential.
-Skimlinks continues to be seen as a trusted advisor among all your merchants when it comes to increasing sales from content marketing;
-Incremental revenue from merchant offers within your portfolio continues to grow.
Day-to-day you will be responsible for:
-Successfully evangelizing how Merchants, Networks, Agencies and Publishers can all benefit from Skimlinks;
-Utilising internal and Salesforce dashboards to understand progress against targets and how to reach them.
-Quarterly QBRs for VIP clients;
-Regularly analyzing data around how a client is performing, benchmarking them against their competitors and providing suggestions for how they can grow;
-Compiling and analyzing merchant reports in regards to activities with specific publishers clients;
-Working with the Operations team to analyse data and ensure our programs are technically optimized;
-Enforcing strong network quality standards across Skimlinks Publishers in regards to how they promote Merchants;
-Attending conferences and industry events to represent Skimlinks to current and prospective clients.
We look for people with the following competencies and motivations:
-Goes the extra mile: Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company; Does not cut corners ethically; Earns trust and maintains confidences. Does what is right, not just what is politically expedient.
-Obsessed about shared learning: Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information; Obsesses about developing own skills and train people around them. Easily coachable and keen to receive constructive feedback.
-Strong sense of accountability: Lives up to verbal and written agreements; Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
We also require experience in the following:
-Proven track record in an account management role within a structured sales environment.
-Solid understanding of the advertising, affiliate, online publishing or media industry.
What is it like to work at Skimlinks?
Skimlinks really focuses on supporting employees develop new skills, solve complex problems and have fun whilst learning. Every team member gets dedicated time and budget to spend on their individual learning & development. You drive your own learning agenda.
We are massively proud of our team. We are lucky to work with really smart, fun people. There is a great social scene and so many ways to let your hair down: team events, pub quizzes, tag rugby teams, football leagues, tough mudder training and much more!
We spend a lot of time looking at different ways that we can commit to helping our employees find satisfaction in their work and beyond. There is a strong focus on our collective social responsibility. You will get paid time off to volunteer and the opportunity to get involved in company-wide community events.
We talk a lot about Skimlove!