Posted September 09, 2019

SEO Manager

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1755
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you a SEO Manager who is passionate about technology and enjoys working in a team environment?  Are you easy to work with and accountable?  Our client is a fast-paced and energetic software company that is a leader in their field and loves innovative ideas.  We love this company because the employees can influence the success of the company and are able to work with like-minded, smart people

In this brand new role, you'll take the lead to develop a comprehensive SEO strategy for the organization and all of our client platforms. You'll also be responsible for leading the creation of SEO plans, and for actioning daily SEO activities. The ideal candidate is an SEO technician-guru with a deep knowledge of SEO best practices in e-commerce industries. You've been successful at building an SEO strategy almost from scratch in the past, because you'll be analyzing their situation and identifying the necessary steps for our client to successfully adopt optimal SEO practices.

Here's what you'll be doing on a daily basis:

Working cross-functionally with theTechnical, Development, Product, Marketing, and BI teams, you will:

  • Develop a detailed SEO strategy for the client's retailers 

  • Implement actionable, scalable SEO improvements across all of our platforms

  • Identify and develop on-site SEO strategies to drive the most valuable traffic

  • Develop and implement ethical off-site SEO strategies

  • Develop, compile and present SEO guidelines

  • Monitor and analyze SEO reports, fine-tuning practices as necessary

  • Analyze keywords and SEO techniques used by competitors, as well as review and analyze client sites for areas that can be improved and optimized.

  • Prepare full site audits and work with development team to correct any existing issues

  • Keep updated on white hat and black hat SEO strategies to avoid stay within search engine guidelines

  • Strategize and ideate high-quality keywords and written content topics to use on client websites and for off-page public relations and link-building efforts

  • Work closely with content writing resources (both internally and on client-side) to produce high-quality content in line with SEO strategy

  • Anticipate and prepare for Google algorithm changes, working proactively to minimize impact

  • Develop an understanding of the client's business to ensure their organic search campaigns are delivering against identified goals

  • Manage and develop a team of dedicated SEO specialists

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science, SEO, Marketing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5+ years in SEO, content growth and SEO, all in an e-commerce setting

  • Able to think beyond tactical SEO execution to deliver high-level strategic recommendations for best-in-class SEO

  • Successful implementation of an SEO strategy

  • Proficient with SEO platforms (e.g. MOZ, WebCEO, Ahrefs, Majestic, SEMrush, Google Optimize)

  • Proficient in Google Analytics, understanding reports to support SEO initiatives

  • Experience working with and writing product specifications for developers.

  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, strategically, and identify and resolve problems

  • Strong organizational, time management, and analytical skills

  • Ability to work within a team and independently

If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now! 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their company.

People are our passion. People are our profession. 

Since 2010, SIGnature Recruiting has been pairing exceptional people with short-term contracts and long-term careers in Vancouver’s flourishing IT industry.  We are specialists in IT Recruiting and pride ourselves in making valuable contributions to our clients and candidates.

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