SEO Manager

Direct Agents - New York, NY3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $100,000 a year
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Direct Agents is seeking a highly qualified candidate who brings an entrepreneurial spirit and can help invigorate our work environment. In the SEO Manager role, you will manage SEO team members and oversee the day to day SEO strategy for a range of clients. This position requires a strong ability to audit a range of websites, a deep understanding of analytics and identifying relevant insights, as well as hands on experience with keyword research, competitor analysis, on-page optimizations, content marketing, UX/UI, and Mobile optimization. We are looking for someone who can quickly become a team leader.

What You Will Do:
Assessment and development of SEO strategy for variety of mid to large sized clients, acting as SEO expert both externally and internally

Oversee SEO client base and function as primary contact for assigned SEO clients

Ensure excellent communication and progress with SEO client accounts

Manage and grow junior SEO team members in their development of strategy, identifying opportunities, troubleshooting, presentation and technical ability.

Hands-on optimization and management of projects to improve client’s natural rankings via on-site and off-site optimizations and recommendations

Hold client status calls and track and report on campaign results, SEO work, and data analysis

Measurement of SEO strategy via Google Analytics and ranking reports. Stay abreast of latest search engine changes and updates, help steer overall SEO strategy

Ensure deliverables are met in a timely fashion and client expectations are set and exceeded

Work with sales to audit and develop custom strategies and winning pitches/sales decks for prospects

Enhance SEO sales collateral and overall pitch

Develop and improve team processes, reports, knowledge and communication

Utilization and adoption of latest SEO platforms and tools, including BrightEdge

Assist in training, development and management of future hires and SEO team

What You Need:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferably in Marketing, Advertising, Engineering, Finance, or Math

4+ years of experience in SEO with proven track record, preferably with an agency

Strong understanding of search engine algorithms and updates

Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Experience utilizing SEO tools, Google Analytics, Adwords, Search Console, BrightEdge, Moz, ScreamingFrog, SEMRush, etc.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Excellent analytical & problem solving skills

Exceptional attention to detail

Ability to prioritize tasks, multitask and manage time efficiently

Self-starter approach to work, with an eagerness to consistently meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility

Good understanding of HTML, website design, and web analytics. CSS and Javascript a plus

Ability to work in teams and/or individually to meet client goals

Amazon Experience a plus

Passion for the world of SEO!

What You'll Get:
Competitive compensation and comprehensive health benefits

Fast tracked growth with quarterly reviews

Learning & Development opportunities

Team Building, Wellness, and Community Engagement activities

Flexible work schedule and supportive maternity policy

Unlimited snacks, catered lunches, happy hours & other celebrations

Access to OneMedical, Health Advocate, Gym Membership Subsidies, and More!

Who We Are:
Named one of Crain's 100 Best Places to Work, Direct Agents is a data-driven digital marketing agency with offices in NY and LA.

Our award-winning cross-channel customer acquisition solutions allow us to help build and transform brands with Media, Strategy, Analytics and Creative.

Our teams are made up of experts who are passionate, collaborative and entrepreneurial, fostering a culture of innovation, learning and fast-paced growth.

Who We Work With:
Some of the brands we work with include Time Inc, NBC Universal, Sony, BBC, Shutterstock, Belkin, Conde Nast, Fandango, Megabus and more