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Senior SEO Specialist

Competitive Base Salary – Plus Benefits and Incentives – Full-Time Permanent Position

The Candidate:

Do you have a passion for SEO?

You are committed to the advancement of your SEO skills through a managed process of innovation. You have a fantastic attitude, work ethic, and communication skills. You possess a strong desire to join a team environment. You understand the importance of developing and maintaining long-term relationships with clients and co-workers and how this contributes to our mutual ongoing success.

Our Culture:

We hire the best, pay the best, expect the best and deliver the best results for our clients! Are you ready to join a leader, take on a fantastic challenge and make a difference to our growing company? Do you want to hang your hat in a positive work environment, with a progressive, smart, talented and fun digital marketing team based in downtown Vancouver? If so, then this exciting opportunity may be for you!
There is lots of room for growth in our fast-paced start-up culture, (even though we are over 24 years old). The candidate will report directly to our Project Management Team and be able to grow in an ever-changing digital marketing space environment.

The Role:

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct keyword research
  • Optimize websites for SEO
  • Technical SEO implementation
  • Local SEO implementation
  • Fix SEO issues using Moz, SEMrush and other popular SEO tools
  • Set up Google Analytics accounts
  • Set up Google Search Console, Bing Webmaster Tools, and Yandex accounts
  • Set up maintain, and optimize Google My Business and Bing Places profiles
  • Define and measure SEO metrics and key performance indicators
  • Create and implement link building strategies
  • Negotiate backlinks. This task includes contacting other websites and companies and proposing a link exchange. Outreach has to be well-thought out in order to bring results
  • Facilitate and participate in client production strategy meetings and liaise with the project manager
  • Assist with organizing and conducting client interviews and research where necessary along with following up
  • Create and disseminate monthly reports for client accounts to show the effectiveness of the campaigns
  • Working closely with our content development team to produce SEO optimized content
  • Producing optimized meta titles and descriptions
  • Assist with managing blog topics to help improve SEO
  • Submit sites to search engines
  • Take the company-sponsored Advanced Marketing Program course and learn with the team!
  • Participate in monthly and ad-hoc training as required
  • Always stay updated with the latest SEO techniques and train the rest of the team
  • Update CRM with client communications
  • Update Project Management System with project tasks
  • Liaise with subcontractors
  • Updating and maintaining SEO documentation
  • Keeping fully abreast of the latest trends and innovations in all areas of web development & how it relates to SEO
  • Performing edits and maintenance to clients websites and our site

 

Skills & Requirements:
  • 3-5 years SEO experience for a digital agency or multiple clients.
  • Creative thinking skills and aptitude for new knowledge and best practices
  • Impeccable written and spoken English
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Docs
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong people skills. Able to communicate effectively and present well to clients
  • Data analysis and problem-solving mindset
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, and coordination skills
  • Ability to work quickly and within tight deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and work within firm deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely using platforms in Google, Microsoft and Zoom
  • Problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills; must be comfortable making decisions with management guidance.
  • Google Analytics Certification
  • Strong knowledge of SEO (including local SEO)
  • Strong knowledge of all social media platforms (ie. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Google tools (including analytics, tag manager, search console)
  • Strong knowledge of website architecture best practices
  • Detailed oriented, conscientious about meeting expectations, within a matrixed organization.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit, with a willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and work at all levels of the project and make things happen.
  • Strong influencing, coaching and communication (both written and verbal) skills across all levels of an organization.
  • Must be able to successfully manage and complete multiple tasks within tight time constraints and budgets.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of SEO, and general Digital Marketing
  • HTML and CSS knowledge in order to implement technical aspects of SEO

 

Experience in the following is not required but would be a great asset:

  • Project tracking software (ie. Trello, JIRA…etc.)
  • Working knowledge of mobile responsive web development
  • Working knowledge of online email marketing best practices
  • jQuery/ Javascript / AJAX
  • WordPress
  • Yoast
  • Shopify (liquid)
  • PHP
  • Github
  • Slack
  • Google Adwords Certified
  • Facebook Blueprint Certification

Benefits:

  • A generous compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and paid personal days. 
  • Work Remotely. 
  • Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.

 

Job Type: Full-time

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