Marketing Activations Manager

Afar Media, Remote, Work from USA

Work at Afar Media

Salary min: $60,000

Salary max: $70,000

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Full-Time

AFAR Media is currently seeking a Marketing Activations Manager to join the Sales & Marketing team. The primary role of the Marketing Activations Manager is to successfully execute partner marketing programs and to support sold campaigns from kick-off to wrap-report. The Marketing Activations Manager will act as the key liaison for internal AFAR teams and clients/agencies, collaborating across various departments (sales, adops, branded content, social media, editorial) to activate and deliver all campaign elements on-time. As part of the Marketing team, this person will also be tasked with analyzing campaign performance across multiple partners to report on insights and create best practices, business rules, and other guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute and maintain sold media programs, including but not limited to client communication, project management, digital optimization, and wrap reports
  • Project management, including managing all timelines, budgets, client expectations/KPIs; engaging and overseeing tactics across multiple departments and outside vendors, etc.
  • Partner with the Marketing and AdOps teams to establish best practices for pitching, pricing, and packaging marketing solutions. Develop and communicate learnings and insights to sales and marketing teams.
  • Troubleshoot and develop solutions for complex client/agency challenges and requests
  • Build case studies, templates, and other tools/materials to communicate the strength of AFAR marketing solutions
  • Establish vendor relationships and other partnerships to support marketing activations and deliver best in class solutions
  • Collaborate with email lead and oversee all AFAR sponsored email products, analyze performances, and share insights and best practices with pre-sale and sales team


  • Minimum 3+ of project management or marketing experience
  • Self-starter who sets priorities, takes on new projects and drives progress with full accountability
  • Strong communication skills, including clear and concise oral and written communication and ability to strategically problem solve, troubleshoot, and develop solutions
  • Strong knowledge of current digital, social, and mobile advertising platforms and ability to implement into everyday work
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and co-exist within a team
  • Hands-on experience with digital platforms and web technologies preferred
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Keynote, and Microsoft Office Suite; SailThru and Asana a plus

About Afar Media

AFAR's mission is to inspire, guide and enable travelers to have richer, deeper and more fulfilling travel experiences.   Platforms include, AFAR magazine, AFAR Custom, AFAR Experiences, AFAR Journey’s and the non-profit foundation Learning AFAR.

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