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SEO Specialist

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Vitamin T is looking for a SEO Specialist! Our Advertising Client is based in Spokane but this person would be working out of their Seattle satellite office.

The SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO) SPECIALIST will assist with all of our clients search engine optimization efforts. This position reports to the Digital Marketing Director.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Work independently on all aspects of SEO, including research, strategy and implementation, to enhance organic search visibility for client websites, blogs and mobile sites.
  • Work with Digital Media Director in developing SEO best practices and strategy for web search, social media, viral marketing, local search, images and video for our various sites and blogs. 
  • Work with internal teams to improve content, internal linking and site quality and on off-page SEO to attract external links and citations through a variety of marketing efforts.
  • Work with Digital Media Director in developing SEO best practices and strategy for our mobile sites and apps.
  • Consult with internal teams to maximize SEO benefits when implementing our marketing initiatives.
  • Consult with internal teams on page content to optimize our portfolio of keywords for various clients.
  • Monitor Google Webmaster Tools to identify site issues, such as crawl errors and html suggestions.  Communicate with teams to resolve issues.
  • Monitor, track and report on SEO performance and trends.
  • Ad hoc projects as needed. 

    Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.  (business, marketing, communications or related subjects)
  • 2+ years experience developing and implementing SEO initiatives.
  • Experience in offpage SEO, including social media marketing, public relations and viral marketing campaigns.
  • Understanding of local search, including citation monitoring and review management.
  • Experience claiming and editing local listings for major search engines (Google, Bing and Yahoo).
  • Experience working with data aggregators and other local search sites a plus.
  • Understanding of SEO for mobile sites and apps.
  • Knowledge of advanced search operators, SEO tools and automated methods for site and page analysis, link analysis and website visibility, including Google and Bing Webmaster Tools,
  • Google Analytics, Google AdWords Keyword Planner, Moz, Microsoft Excel, page analyzers, citation and link research tools, etc.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel formulas and functions, etc.
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Coremetrics, Omniture and/or other web analytics software, and ability to employ strategies based on data collected from analytics. Understanding of search engine algorithms and updates such as Panda, and Hummingbird core search technology.
  • Understanding of web technologies, including XHTML/CSS, JavaScript, structured data markup/schema, basic website administration and database-driven websites strongly preferred. Experience with a large eCommerce retail site, Microsoft IIS and .NET and is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, project management and prioritization skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to prioritize daily work efficiently.
  • Exceptional communication skills. Show superior judgment and professionalism when interacting with stakeholders and team members.
  • Demonstrate a proactive work ethic when managing numerous competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to accommodate evolving responsibilities and last-minute changes.
  • Regular job attendance is required in accordance with a regular schedule established for the position by the supervisor.

    Does this sound like you? If so, apply now!

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