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Influencer Marketing Manager

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What We’re Looking For

Influencer Marketing Manager

Chicago, Illinois • Full Time

The Role

We are looking for an Influencer Marketing Manager to support our Influencer Marketing team!

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except CO, OH, HI, AK, NV, WA. This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.


You Will Be

  • Manage a portfolio of assigned client accounts on day to day influencer marketing strategy and campaign execution
  • Develop influencer strategies based on client business objectives including activation types, creative strategy, influencer approach, and tactical details
  • Execute influencer campaigns from ideation and relationship management to content review and client reporting
  • Identify and vet relevant partners for campaigns and programs that maximize brand ROI and achieve KPIs
  • Negotiate and secure influencer agreements with a strong grasp of industry standards
  • Ensure timely execution of influencer deliverables, communication, and coordination of logistics
  • Monitor and review influencer content for accuracy, brand guidelines, and FTC compliance.
  • Develop and present regular pacing reports and quarterly, or campaign-specific, performance reports to clients
  • Collaborate with Influencer Marketing Team to support large campaigns and product launches
  • Optimize client influencer strategies for long-term relationships, short term campaign objectives and ad-hoc tactical executions
  • Liaise across marketing channels to integrate campaign strategies (including but not limited to Paid and Earned Social Email, Affiliate, and SEO/Content Marketing)
  • Stay informed of platform updates across YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, search engines, editorial publishers and emerging digital platforms.
  • Help with creative ideas, auditing, and research in response to new sales pitches and proposals involving Influencers.
  • Assess competitive landscape and provide influencer marketing education, recommendations, opportunities, and suggestions to clients and internal teams

You Must Have

  • At least 2-3 years of direct experience with influencer marketing within an agency or in-house environment
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in marketing/communications/PR or relevant experience
  • The knack to think on your feet and stay organized (MUST be detail oriented with outstanding project management skills)
  • Strong direct client experience (if experience is in-house, must be able to illustrate communication and presentation skills to various level team members and types of audiences)
  • Experience with influencer marketing project management platforms ideal. Working knowledge of Google Analytics. 
  • A strategic thinker who is always looking for innovative ways to engage new and up-and-coming influencers
  • Self-starter with the confidence and demonstrated ability to effectively develop engaging activation ideas to achieve client goals
  • Equally excited about interpreting data as you are about brainstorming creative initiatives
  • Experience with a variety of social, content and streaming platforms including  YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work on multiple campaigns with tight deadlines
  • Proficient knowledge with affiliate marketing a plus

Wpromote is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace.

*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Wpromote.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

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