Marketing Specialist (Affiliates and Partners)

Austin, United States

We are looking for a Marketing Specialist (Affiliates and Partners) to join the team at Flippa, reporting directly to our Head of Brand & Community.  This is an exciting entry-level role where you will be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of Flippa’s Affiliate program, sponsored and influencer partnerships. 

This is predominantly a business development role, aimed at growing inbound leads to Flippa through the use of affiliate, content, blog and referral partnerships.  The role will involve cross-functional collaboration with content marketing and design.

This role would be ideally suited to a hungry and dedicated recent Marketing graduate or someone with 1-2 years of industry experience.

This position will be based in the United States or Australia and ideally located in either Austin or San Francisco or Melbourne (Australia) to be part of our growing teams in these locations.  While the role can be performed remotely, in Austin we have an office that will be available when we decide to return.

Own Your Future at Flippa
Founded in 2009, Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the digital real estate industry, we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class. 

At Flippa, your ideas count and your perspective matters. We favour the brave and want you to do your best work. You will love it here if you are open and curious, love a fast pace, always think about the end customer and know the digital economy. We want to help our customers be successful and this means working on the things that matter most to them. We support each other (one of our values is to Be Human) to achieve great things and celebrate the wins. Do you want to Own Your Future?

As the Marketing Specialist (Affiliates and Partners) at Flippa, you’ll get to -  

  • Recruit new affiliates and partners that align with Flippa’s brand and where there is a shared community interest
  • Establish and continually building a list of target affiliates, partners and influencers
  • Establish growth in our inbound partnership originated leads
  • Manage inbound enquiries and assessing the value of a partner
  • Provide partners with content and ideas to continually revitalise the partnership
  • Present insights and recommendations to drive sales and conversion for the channel
  • Manage all day to day activities for the affiliate channel
  • Manage development of content or creative for the partnership channel in coordination with design


  • Build a prospect list and recruit partners to win leads to Flippa

Key Results:

  • Achieve 150 active affiliates representing 200,000 in revenue for the year 
  • Approach 100 new Influencer / Partnership channels monthly 
  • Activate a minimum 2 new partners monthly (not including affiliates)

What you bring to the table - 

  • 1-2 years previous affiliate experience with networks
  • Proven ability to initiate new partnerships and discover new opportunities to drive business
  • Numbers oriented, ability to work with finance to present ROI for partnerships
  • Strong organizational, analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to work quickly, efficiently, and strategically with a wide range of internal departments.
  • Outstanding communication (verbal/written) and collaborator
  • Enthusiastic team player with the flexibility to re-prioritize, multi-task and switch tasks fluidly
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative with an innovative mindset to drive new ideas and think outside of the box as an entrepreneurial leader.

These are the people we love at Flippa - do you fit?

  • You possess a Think, Say, Plan, Do mindset and demonstrate this in everything you do
  • You are solutions orientated
  • You love working in a fast paced ambitious environment.
  • You are results driven
  • You have a positive attitude and desire “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa
  • You have loads of initiative
  • You are happy to work both autonomously, but also with a strong team ethic and ability to collaborate across teams. We may reward individual effort, but we most certainly play as a team in everything we do 
  • You love helping small business owners achieve 
  • You want to have some fun

Pay & Benefits

Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with smart colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary, equity package, and other perks...if in the US you will also have 401k matching and health insurance.  In a world impacted by COVID-19, our Austin based team is working remotely (you may also be remote) until we decide to return to the office. When at the office you enjoy snacks and team lunches. Plenty of our team also work remotely, we have a wellness program, birthday leave, paid parental leave, study support, recognition awards and more.

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