The affilinet team combines the creative and the commercial. And because the market we work in is fast-paced we’re also quick to adapt. Our team of industry experts are always on the lookout for the next big opportunity to generate business for our customers. We work to our customer’s commercial targets as if they were our own - in a professional and results-driven manner. And each day brings a new challenge. Get to know some of us here.
Head of Affiliate Development and Operations
As Head of Affiliate Development and Operations, Rich is responsible for overseeing the publisher team and the integration of large publishers on the UK platform. He ensures that we provide a diverse range of publishers for our advertisers and in addition our publishers are connected with the correct Advertisers. He also works closely with the international teams to bring greater data insight across all markets. In addition to this, he oversees the running of the operations team in the UK, ensuring that all integrations with both advertisers and publishers go as planned. He also works closely with our teams across Europe on new product developments that benefit all areas of the business.
Head of Client Services
Vicky joined affilinet in 2013 and heads up the Client Services Team. Her role is to build relationships with our advertisers and identify new and innovative ways for affilinet to help meet their goals, whilst leading the UK Client Services Team to provide the highest level of account management.
Helen is responsible for the overall smooth running of some of affilinet UK’s flagship accounts alongside working as a strategic partner with the Sales Team and some elements of the Client Services Team across existing business, as well as drawing on the Publisher Services Team to deliver against client goals. Helen is a founding member of affilinet UK, working at affilinet since its launch in 2006.
Helena Barroso Zarco
As an Account Director, Helena’s responsible for some of affilinet’s flagship accounts, implementing strategic management and delivering growth across affilinet’s client base. As well as this Helena oversees and is a point of contact for the account management team and their key accounts. Before working at affilinet, Helena worked at R.O.EYE looking after one of the biggest affiliate programmes, eBay Partner Network, having also experience in the publisher and technical side of the digital marketing.
As an Account Director Jacob is responsible for the strategic management of some of affilinet’s flagship accounts. Whilst co-ordinating an account management team across Europe on key international clients, Jacob also oversees and is a point of contact for members of the UK account management team and their clients.
As an Operations Manager, Veronika’s main role is to provide technical support to advertisers and publishers. She is responsible for the integration and running of Performance Ads for all of advertisers on the UK network and works closely with our teams across Europe on technical integrations and new product developments.
Senior Marketing Manager
Sophie has worked at affilinet for over 3 years and is responsible for leading the New Business and Marketing Team to deliver a streamlined sales and marketing strategy. She is responsible for raising affilinet’s industry profile and consolidating its position in the wider market place through a range of traditional and online marketing tactics including: Events, PR, SEO, Email, Design and Social Media. She also works closely with the International team to ensure local sales and marketing strategies align with the wider business.
Senior Marketing Executive
Serena joined the affilinet team in January 2015. As a Senior Marketing Executive Serena’s main responsibility is to provide ongoing support to the Marketing team at affilinet. Serena works across a variety of marketing disciplines including: marketing databases, event and communications support, managing affilinet’s social media presence, and management of affilinet’s online presence.
Senior Account Manager
Adam joined the affilinet team in March 2016. As the Senior Account Manager, Adam’s main responsibilities are heading up the eBay Partner Network Team within affilinet. He is responsible for finding new and innovative ways to grow this already established program including expanding their content publishers, and optimising existing ones.
Affiliate Marketing Assistant
Eleni joined the affilinet team in February 2014. Her main responsibility is to provide contact between the UK office and HR in Munich, while working across the UK team to support on a variety of projects. She is also responsible for the maintenance of office services, operations and procedures. In addition to this she also supports the publisher team in affiliate recruitment activities.
Affiliate Strategy Director
As our affiliate strategy director Rick is responsible for helping to co-ordinate strategy across the whole UK business. His work in existing business includes helping to provide support to our client services team bringing an outside perspective, and working with the teams to provide clients with increased strategic insight. He also works with the business development team to help bring on new clients and develop affilinet’s position within the UK market. Rick still works with the affiliate development team to ensure we are recruiting and activating affiliates who join the network.
Publisher Development Manager
Hassan joined affilinet in April 2016. As a Publisher Development Manager Hassan’s main role is to identify and develop new publisher relationships for the eBay partner network, specifically the UK program. In addition, he also manages a number of existing publisher accounts on the program. Before joining affilinet Hassan worked in several media roles including Mobile Advertising, Social Media and was also the Head of Graphic Design for a national wedding publication..
Mary Ellen Cotter
Affiliate Development Manager
As an Affiliate Development Manager, Mary Ellen’s responsible for the management of some of our key mid-tail publishers as well as dealing with customer queries on the platform. In addition, she works closely with the Marketing Team, arranging affiliate days and events for our clients and bloggers, as well as work on the company blog. She is also responsible for affiliate recruitment, maximising opportunities between existing affiliates and clients on the platform.
Stephanie joined the team in February 2015. As a Account Manager, Steph manages a selection of clients across a range of verticals such as Retail, Utilities and Travel. Her main responsibility is to ensure consistent growth across all of her clients. This involves managing advertiser/publisher relations and developing strategies based on client needs. Stephanie also manages all lead generation campaigns for affilinet UK.
As an Account Manager Valentina is responsible for the day to day management of some of affilinet’s key accounts including Thomas Cook Airlines. Valentina is responsible for client growth, managing all publisher relationships and developing tailor-made client strategies. Valentina also has over 3 years’ experience as an Account Manager in her previous role which focused on the Italian market and international clients across multiple European markets.
Senior Account Executive
Jodie joined affilinet in March 2015 working on some of our key accounts. As a Senior Account Executive, Jodie manages a handful of accounts across the Retail and Travel sectors. Managing advertiser and publisher relations, Jodie is responsible for growing existing partnerships and looking at new opportunities to ensure continued growth on all her accounts. Jodie also works on a number of strategic projects and events based on her client’s needs.
Senior Account Executive
Chris joined the affilinet team in June 2016. As an Account Executive, his key duties involve managing a selection of existing clients as well as recruiting new potential Publishers on to the eBay Partner Network. He also oversees eBay’s daily and weekly deals and promotional activities, ensuring this process is correctly communicated to all Publishers effectively. Chris also works on a number of internal strategic projects and focusses on maintaining consistent growth across all clients.
Senior Account Executive
Aaron joined the affilinet team in April 2016. His role as Senior Account Executive is to ensure the growth on the NOW TV account across all products. He is also responsible for helping his clients achieve their long-term goals by increasing reach and implementing effective campaigns with publishers on the programme.
Anita joined affilinet as an Account Executive where she is responsible for affilinet’s self-managed accounts. As well as this Anita works with the new business and tech team to carry out the programme set up process. She also offers a managed service to a number of our long tail clients, working together to implement and improve new and existing strategies.
As an Account Executive, Yusef works as part of our client services team and spends his time primarily on the Sky account. Yusef’s role includes liaising with the client and publishers, managing relationships between both parties to determine the best strategy for running an effective marketing campaign. He is also responsible for spotting programme growth opportunities, providing industry expertise and presenting new and exciting opportunities to grow his clients affiliate programme.