SEO Technical Manager WhaleShark Media
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About the role:
The SEO Technical Manager will be responsible for onsite optimization, with a focus on technical implementation, site structure, performance and user experience to improve organic search performance for WhaleShark Media's web properties. In this role, he/she will consult with the product marketing and engineering teams to ensure that SEO best practices are applied and maintained. This position requires a "hands-on" manager with astute attention to process and detail, who also possesses the ability to apply this detailed knowledge to actionable insights and recommendations.
Responsibilities & Project Work:
Develop and implement SEO strategies and tactics in line with our business objectives.
Develop SEO best practice guidelines and other documentation for engineering and product marketing teams and conduct trainings as required.
Audit websites and provide technical recommendations for improving SEO visibility and performance.
Review product requirements and collaborate with product marketing, engineering, merchandising and editorial teams to ensure SEO helps inform site architecture decisions, site re-designs, content creation and implementation of new site features & functionality.
Review weekly builds to ensure new code follows SEO best practices.
Identify and recommend new opportunities for improving organic search rankings, traffic and conversions.
Monitor, analyze and report on SEO performance.
Research and stay-up-to date on new developments, trends and technologies within the SEO space.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant work experience
5-7 years of hands-on SEO work experience, with a focus on technical optimizations
Web development experience
Experience consulting with site development teams on site architecture and coding to ensure SEO best practices applied
Experience managing on-page optimizations (metadata, keyword usage, internal linking, etc.)
Technical knowledge/experience with the following:
o XML sitemaps, Robots.txt, and URL re-directs
o Common server-side scripting methods such as PHP
o Dynamic content-generating scripts and database integration scripts like jQuery, AJAX and JSON
o Analysis and management of crawl activity
Experience with link building and content creation for the purpose of improving SEO performance
Experience in applying SEO to direct response, brand-building and reputation management initiatives
Extensive experience utilizing leading SEO, web analytics and search research tools and technologies, such as:
o SEO tools: SEOmoz, SEOClarity, Bright Edge, Conductor, etc.
o Web Analytics: Google Analytics, Omniture, CoreMetrics, etc.
o Research Tools: ComScore, Compete, HitBox, AdGooroo, etc.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with cross functional teams as well as individually to drive results
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving abilities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs particularly Excel
Strong project management skills and attention to detail
Strong analytical skills as well as intellectual curiosity - initiative to dig into the 'why' of various results and identify reasons for changes in performance
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
Rewards: We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of WhaleShark Media include, but are not limited to the following:
Competitive base & bonus packages
Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service.
Very competitive benefits packages
Open & flexible PTO
Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements
Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week
If you are interested in our SEO Technical Manager role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html.
Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
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||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700 |
Austin, TX 78701
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
|Company Profile:||WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 400 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.
Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
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