Sr. SEO Strategist

Reference Number: ESP 1772
Location: New York, NY

Job Overview:

Our client is looking for an energetic, career-oriented SEO professional to work in their New York City offices. This is a wonderful opportunity for career advancement. The right candidate will be eager to dig into websites and identify opportunities for improvement, comfortable with a range of SEO tools and able to shift from one to another. This strategist will be building and delivering technical recommendations and comfortable both digging in and making changes themselves or working with others to guide them towards best practices to improve a brand or company’s visibility in search.  Current knowledge of SEO practices and techniques is essential to this role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the role that Organic Search plays in creating traffic and within broader business goals.
  • Monitor, analysis and reporting of KPI’s relevant to SEO performance
  • Keyword research and strategy
  • Technical website audits for compliance with search engine best practice and to optimize user experience.
  • Identify opportunities for building a healthy, organic link profile
  • Identify opportunities for building out client sites to maximize SEO benefit
  • Lead engagement with SEO clients, including preparing presentations, managing client expectations and creating agendas to run regular meetings.
  • Stay current with changes in the industry, Google algorithm and ranking factors in order to update clients with best practices.
  • Bonus;
    • Provide recommendations and execute/manage strategies for content development in coordination with SEO goals – general and keyword specific

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Technical SEO expertise
  • Demonstrated success in growing organic link profiles
  • Ability to identify and explain technical issues to non-technical audience in a respectful way
  • Experience making specific, actionable recommendations to address opportunities as well as technical shortfalls
  • Outgoing and team-oriented. Able to work cross-functionally
  • Comfort and experience with various SEO tools such as:
    • Conductor, Screaming Frog, Brightedge, MOZ, SEM-Rush, Search Console, Omniture, Google Analytics, etc.


Qualifications, Experience:

  • Degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, or related experience
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • 2- 5 years of experience in SEO
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects with varying deadlines

For more information, please reach out to jennifer@epicsearchpartners.com and reference job#1772.

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