Affiliate Marketing Manager - Lookfantastic

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
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  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is a digital-first brand owner and retailer operating globally in the beauty and wellness market
THG listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2020, valuing the company at £5.4bn (market cap). THG’s listing was the largest ever technology IPO in the UK and the largest UK IPO since 2015.

THG Acquired our first beauty site - LookFantastic in 2007 and since then we’ve been on a journey to revolutionize beauty across the world and 2020 was no exception. Sales reflecting a 5 year CAGR of +59% lead digital strategy in beauty, with a platform generating $1.2 billion of revenue (in 2020) across our leading websites, owned brands and subscription boxes.

Our culture is fast- paced and unique, we recognise great achievements with great rewards. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey. THG believes in the power of meritocracy. We invest in the development of our people to help everyone achieve their full potential.

Lookfantastic is Europe’s No1 Online Destination for Premium Beauty. Our mission is to empower people globally to look and feel fantastic every day. To enable us to do this we have offices across the UK, Europe, America and Australia filled with passionate beauty fanatics who are committed to delivering rapid growth in this exciting industry. We work with over 800 of the world’s greatest beauty brands such as MAC, Kerastase, GHD, Tom Ford and YSL to bring our customers the widest offering of beauty products from around the globe. Passion, innovation and commitment are key characteristics in this ever expanding team as we strive to become the Worlds No1 Online.


Due to huge demand and growth plans of our clients, THG is keen to hire an Affiliate Marketing Manager to help execute Affiliate strategies for some of the Worlds best loved brands. The role involves, but is not limited to, the below:

Reporting into the Group Affiliate Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with large scale affiliate projects, such as; offer shaping, group trading initiatives, contract negotiations, commercial and benchmarking analysis & overarching Affiliate strategy.

Manage a team of Affiliate Executives, ensuring campaigns are kept within budget, COS and maximum ROI is achieved
Acquire new partners to grow the affiliate programs across different markets
Work with Affiliate Executives to find the best suiting affiliate partners for the programs
Analyse campaign activity to ensure affiliates deliver the best results across set KPI’s
Manage the affiliate budget, including commission and budget spend
Support the Head of Affiliate with training Affiliate Executives to ensure their knowledge is up to date and accurate
Strategic planning of monthly exposure activities
Deliver affiliate marketing reports to senior management and the clients
Initiate new campaign ideas, incentives and bonuses for the affiliate campaigns
Support the Head of Affiliate with the affiliate marketing strategy with the aim of recruiting new affiliate partners and delivering sales volume
Planning and launching new affiliate campaigns
Attending client calls, meetings and QBR’s
Ensure correct tracking for all affiliate campaigns

Key Responsibilities:

    Identify and build new affiliate partnerships
    Nurture existing affiliate relationships
    Work with team to coordinate affiliate marketing with other marketing and trading activity
    Ensure sales and cost targets are met
    Collaborate with wider team to create banners and landing pages
    Use key metrics to report on affiliate performance, and to deliver consumer insights

The Candidate:

    Strong organisational skills
    Ability to plan ahead
    Ability to think on their feet
    Good at communicating
    Basic excel skills


Competitive salary
Discounts of up to 40% across all our brands
Real responsibility from the start of your career at THG
Discounted health club membership
Access to on-site doctor
Company pension plan
Training through the THG academy
An exciting and fast paced environment where you will work with and learn from the best in the business

Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.