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Senior Affiliate Marketing Manager



Marketing & Communications
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

✨ One platform, a whole world of opportunity

Right now, the best jobs are limited to people in a handful of the world’s wealthiest cities, yet brilliant people are everywhere. Driven to overturn the status quo and distribute opportunities equally around the world, Oyster launched its global employment platform to help companies hire, pay, and care for talent anywhere.

When it comes to global employment, we walk the walk. We’re proof that companies don't need an office to create a highly-engaged culture. Since the company’s inception in January 2020, Oyster has:

🌏 Created a fully-distributed, vibrant team of 500+ employees across 60+ countries
👩‍💻Featured in Forbes having ranked #9 in Flexjobs Top 30 Companies for remote jobs
🌈 Established a diverse leadership team and an employee base that’s 60% female
🏆 Achieved one of the highest employee engagement scores in its class
🦄 Raised $150 million in Series C funding at a valuation of over $1 billion!

Our momentum speaks to the power of global employment—and we’re just getting started! If you want to change the world with Oyster and be empowered to work remotely while doing so, we’d love for you to apply!

Senior Affiliate Marketing Manager 🧑‍💻

Location: While this position is posted in a specific location, all of Oyster’s positions are fully remote and you can work from home. Forever. To create the best experience for our new hire this role does require that you are based within +2/-4 UTC,

The Marketing department at Oyster is a tapestry of diverse skills and strategies segmented into four core teams, Brand and Content Marketing, Product Marketing, and Demand Generation. Each pillar with its unique function collectively drives our company's growth and visibility in the marketplace.

Our Demand Generation team fuels business growth at Oyster. They are our growth engine, deploying tactics like paid media, SEO, affiliate marketing, partner marketing, lifecycle marketing, and events/webinars to attract and nurture leads. Their goal is to create a steady stream of interested prospects for our business. Oyster is seeking an experienced Senior Affiliate Marketing Manager to support our partner engagement channels and run our affiliate marketing program. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building profitable relationships with partners and generating millions in sales through affiliate marketing.

We are looking for an experienced individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is capable of pivoting priorities quickly, is well organized, and has grown an affiliate or influencer marketing program to seven figures.

What you’ll do:

  • Expand and refine our affiliate and partner initiatives, fostering strong connections with partners, customers, and B2B HR influencers to propel Oyster's business forward.
  • Strategically recruit and engage Oyster's customer base, followers, and relevant audiences in our affiliate and influencer programs, enhancing program reach and effectiveness.
  • Deliver comprehensive training and enablement for affiliates for Oyster HR and user recruitment tactics, while collaborating with internal teams to advocate for the program's growth.
  • Analyze performance data to continuously optimize KPIs, scale up initiatives, and maximize marketing investment, ensuring the development of compelling offers and incentives to keep affiliates motivated.

What we’re looking for:

  • Significant experience building SaaS marketing programs, with at least 3+ years of experience focused on generating affiliate revenue.
  • A successful track record of building, managing and scaling affiliate marketing programs.
  • You will have strong knowledge of the affiliate marketing space and experience optimizing partnerships to drive performance across various affiliate models.
  • Affiliate marketing platform knowledge (e.g. Partnerstack).
  • Experience managing a monthly or annual marketing budget.
  • Excellent strategic planning skills with the ability to identify, prioritize, and articulate high-impact campaigns and initiatives.
  • Highly analytical mindset with an understanding of acquisition funnel, performance marketing KPI’s, and profitability levers.
  • A proven track record of driving projects from start to finish.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong negotiation skills; your personable approach enables you to identify key priorities and hit results.
  • Passion for innovation, creative problem-solving, and building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will thrive in an autonomous, distributed and global atmosphere where async communication and cross-functional collaboration are critical.
  • You will be self-sufficient and comfortable operating in ambiguity whilst maintaining a proactive approach.
  • [BONUS] Experience in email marketing and cost per click (CPC) campaigns

You'll also need...

  • A reliable home internet connection (or be able to get one)
  • Fluent English language skills

🦪 How we work together at Oyster

Our values guide the work we do, the decisions we make, and the culture that makes us special. We elevate talent. 🙌 We build trust. 🤝 We thrive together. 🌍

Our mission is to create a more equal world—one global hire at a time. Everything we do ladders up to our mission—and that doesn’t just mean building software. We develop programs, participate in workshops, and create dedicated teams to ensure we successfully support companies and knowledge workers in this new world of work.

We embrace asynchronous communication and collaborative work—and we share how we work in the Oyster Public HQ —to help other global teams learn from our experiences.

💌 How YOU work

Different countries have different statutory benefits, different cultures have different norms, and different people have different needs! In order to best support and encourage our diverse team, we’ve created How YOU Work; a program of policies, practices, and perks to support your whole human experience as an employee at Oyster.

  • Work from anywhere: Oyster is a borderless, HQ-less company. As long as your work gets done on time, your team has the support they need, and you're authorized to work where you live, the world is truly your Oyster.
  • Paid time off: We’re all about taking breaks—we all need it. Oyster provides employees with 40 days off each year, which includes public/bank holidays and vacation/holiday leave (unless your country mandates more).
  • Mental health support: We consider your mental health a top priority. We offer access to Plumm, a mental well-being service, to support your mental health.
  • Wellbeing allowance: Each month, Oyster will top up your ThanksBen wallet with a wellbeing allowance. You can get pretty much anything that your heart desires! ThanksBen offers a wide array of options for spending your wellbeing allowance. Check out their benefits catalogue here for inspiration.
  • Flexible parental leave: Families are created in lots of different ways. Our parental leave policy applies to all employees who are becoming parents, regardless of how they become a parent. Oysters are eligible for a minimum of three months of paid parental leave and your job will be held for 12 months (or longer if required by local jurisdiction).
  • WFH stipend: $3000 stipend to spend on your laptop and any other equipment you need for your home office; we'll get you up and running in no time!

✨ The best jobs should be available to everyone

At Oyster, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences and we’ve intentionally built our product and our company with an inclusive, global mindset. We know from experience that people from underrepresented groups often don’t apply for roles they don’t feel they meet all the criteria for. We’re committed to elevating talent by creating a trust-based environment where we can all thrive together. So if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily check every single box, please consider applying. We’d love to hear how you might contribute to our mission and our team.

Oyster is committed to ensuring equal opportunity of employment for qualified persons with disabilities and actively fosters an inclusive work environment. If you require reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process, please email jobs@oysterhr.com with the subject line: Interview Accommodations.

Our available positions are published on our careers page and should you be invited to interview with us, our recruitment team will only ever contact you directly from an @oysterhr.com email address. We will never ask you to send us money as part of a job offer. If you receive a suspicious email relating to opportunities at Oyster from any other email domain where someone is claiming to be a part of our recruitment team, or are directed to anywhere other than www.oysterhr.com/careers to view our available jobs we encourage you to submit a report through our Compliance and Ethics Helpline.