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(6) SEO Specialist


Oct 11, 2018

New York

Temp To Perm

Agent: Molly F.

Job #: 139298

Job Description

A leading search marketing agency in NYC is looking for a SEO Specialist for a temp to perm role. 


Looking for someone with 2-4 years experience who will be primarily working on SEO 

- This includes: keyword research, content strategy and Google analytics

- Relevant titles include: SEO Analyst, SEO Manager, Organic Search Manager

- Agency background needed

- Someone with attention to detail will succeed as this is a more technical role

- This person will not be managing people immediately, but after 6 - 9 months, they will most likely manage 1 person

- Reporting to the Associate Strategist


We’re looking for a Specialist to join our award-winning SEO team. Our ideal candidate comes with 2-4 years of demonstrated experience contributing to or leading organic search-driven website performance, preferably in an agency setting. You should have a passion for the digital world, a propensity to problem-solve, phenomenal attention to detail, and a boundless desire to learn. Our most successful team members are often both "right-brained" (creative) and "left-brained" (analytical).

The SEO Specialist will be responsible for supporting the organic or "earned" media programs, leading SEO and search-driven content programs for our clients. The candidate will be responsible for handling a range of program activities both independently and as part of a larger SEO strategy team:


  • Help define content strategy and link growth programs for SEO & social media clients
  • Develop comprehensive keyword research documentation and strategic keyword evaluations
  • Create search-optimized, compelling metadata content and website content
  • Monitor and analyze site performance using a range of SEO and site analytics tools, provide reports in both Excel and Powerpoint
  • Conduct technical SEO audits and provide recommended solutions, working with development teams to advise on implementation
  • Assist account managers in translating client objectives into search marketing strategy
  • Communicate with account managers and clients around SEO strategies, tactics, deliverables, and performance
  • Stay up to date on current SEO industry trends and technologies, and communicate these trends to clients and the team


  • Bachelors degree in marketing, advertising, communications, business, or a related area
  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, and especially Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management and organization skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Basic knowledge of Google Analytics and AdWords Keyword Planner
  • Basic knowledge of HTML
  • 2-4 years of experience contributing to or managing successful SEO programs, preferably in an agency setting
  • Understanding of intermediate marketing principles
  • Experience using DeepCrawl, Botify and Conductor Searchlight a plus, but not required

What Our Team Members Bring to Our Environment:

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Strategic thinker
  • Hard work ethic
  • Self-starter/self-directed
  • Creativity
  • Process- and deadline-driven
  • Team player
  • Loyalty
  • Problem solver/solution seeker
  • Shares knowledge
  • Ability to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Is enthusiastic/takes pride in work
  • Patience
  • Passionate, energetic
  • Fun and outgoing

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Molly Fett!