Business Development Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

With over 20 years of experience, CJ Affiliate is the most trusted and established name in affiliate marketing.  As a performance-based marketing channel, we help advertisers acquire new customers and increase sales to current customers, while facilitating compensation to publishers for every action they drive. We reach billions of consumers by creating fair, transparent, and successful partnerships between advertisers and publishers.

We take just as much pride in our innovative technology and comprehensive data as we do in the expertise and dedication of our people. Our collaborative teams are equipped with advanced tools, training, and career development opportunities in order to provide our clients with cutting edge solutions, strategies, and support that drive meaningful results.

Under Publicis Groupe’s solution hub Publicis Media, CJ Affiliate has the resources and commitment to offer a truly customer-centric approach to affiliate marketing across our 14 offices worldwide. Above all else, our greatest asset has always been our people, and we are honored that that some of the best and brightest in the industry choose to call us home. We hope you will, too. 

    Job Description

    Tasks for this role:

    • Grow our business by developing and executing an aggressive client acquisition sales strategy focused on lead generation marketing services and solutions that are consistently evolving due clients ever changing needs
    • Identify, develop and close new business opportunities with direct clients, internal & external agencies, and existing clients.
    • Partner with account and strategy teams to help clients solve problems and leverage research and data to inspire and grow
    • Lead the development of proposals and pitches from the client/prospect perspective to ensure relevance, impact, value and compelling business cases
    • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients by upselling, renewing, and expanding to grow accounts
    • Identify and develop opportunities to expand our services and solutions among sister agencies and new regions globally
    • Understand our competitors’ services and selling techniques and be able to effectively compete and sell against them
    • Identify client decision makers and build strong relationships that provide opportunities for our services and solutions
    • Stay up to date with lead generation and performance marketing, and develop relevant POVs that engage clients and enhance our competitiveness
    • Work well in a self-directed environment, adapt and work efficiently in a rapidly changing dynamic environment and a willingness to be an active participant within a team
    • Actively attending industry events (E.g. PI Live) and committing to specific goals from those events
    • Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Lead Generation, as part of the Business Development team at CJ


    What CJ is looking for:

    • 4+ years’ media, lead gen, display, email marketing, agency sales, and business development experience preferred
    • Track record of success pitching and developing new business with premiere brands
    • Knowledge and passion for sales and lead gen marketing
    • Strong verbal and written skills and dynamic presentation style in combination with a strong consultative and professional business acumen
    • London – office based (3 days from office, 2 from home, as of 2024)

    Additional Information



    Trust is the cornerstone upon which we build our relationships. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of how a partner should behave. We treat our people and our clients with respect, transparency and honesty


    This is first and foremost a people business. We are committed to ensuring Publicis Groupe is a destination for the best talent in our industry. We value people as individuals, growing ourselves as we grow our client’s business


    True transformation comes when we stop managing change, and instead initiate change. We believe in our purpose to be the admired force for business transformation. We believe that focusing on performance and results has the power to transform client business

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