Search Industry Job of the Week – Local SEO Senior

Job Title: Local SEO Senior
Position Type: Full Time
Name of Employer: Vortala
Location: Telecommuting (Virtual) Role with Flexible Hours 
Position Description:

Vortala was founded in 2003 with a vision to provide licensed professionals (doctors, dentists, lawyers, accountants…) with a world-class website service designed to grow their practice.

You’ll report to the Manager, Client Service and assume responsibility for:

  • Ongoing development of SEO initiatives to improve website traffic results for all clients.
  • Managing a small SEO team to implement the SEO regime for each client.
  • Liaise with clients and colleagues to solve complex SEO issues.
  • Undertake SEO cases as required.

To secure an interview, you should possess; management/supervisory experience, advanced local SEO skills and intermediate technical skills including website content management and HTML.

This is a telecommuting (virtual) career opportunity and so you can be based anywhere in North America (or a nearby time zone). You’ll work flexible hours and liaise with clients and team members around the world.

Apply today and enjoy the career benefits and opportunities of working with a fast growing, International company.

Salary Range: Unknown
Closing Date: Unknown
More Info From: Vortala Careers 
Contact: please apply via online link at: Vortala apply online

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Search Industry Job of the Week – Research Manager for Google Australia

Job Title: Research Manager
Job Reference #: unknown
Position Type: Full Time
Name of Employer: Google
Location: Sydney, Australia
Date Posted: 18 May 2011 
Position Description:

The area: Marketing

The Google Marketing team is responsible for marketing the company’s exceptional product portfolio to end users, partners and customers on a worldwide basis. Their approach is to embrace the strength of their products and pace of innovation to drive marketing programs that are as entrepreneurial, data-driven and respectful of Google users as Google itself. The Google Marketing team have a variety of roles, including product marketing, creative services, event management, quantitative marketing and field marketing.

The role: Research Manager

As Research Manager, you are an excellent communicator, project leader, and team player who will generate enthusiasm and motivation in a positive way. Given the expansive range of internal and external constituencies, you are comfortable working, communicating, and presenting at all levels, both internally and externally, with customers and colleagues. You have a passion for integrity, business skills, and knowledge of the industry. You have excellent internet and media measurement knowledge, and are well connected with opinion leaders, press, and other media.


Lead strategic thinking and planning on all advertising research across Google’s ad products for Australia and New Zealand and execute on the plan.
Partner with sales leadership to define research priorities to advance business goals.
Manage quantitative and qualitative studies to address existing business issues across other Google divisions (e.g. sales/marketing/product).
Develop business-relevant conclusions from studies and effectively communicate them to a senior audience.
Collaborate with the Sales team to build market strategies for Google Advertising Solutions.


Bachelor’s degree preferred with a strong academic record.
Extensive market research experience with strong customer-facing, consultative expertise.
Strong experience in media mix and advertising effectiveness research, and ideally good knowledge of econometrics modeling.
Successful track record in media research within a media agency, a research agency, a major media owner in TV, Radio, Press or Internet, or possibly in strong FMCG brands or management consulting.
Good knowledge of how media is planned, purchased, and evaluated and experience working with and influencing media planning agencies.
Outstanding written and oral communications skills with experience in presenting insights to clients in a clear and compelling way.
Fluency in English required; fluency in one other language strongly preferred.

Salary Range: Unknown
Closing Date: 
More Info From: Google Careers

Contact: Please apply via online link at []

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Search Industry Job of the Week – Online Marketer @SEOmoz

Job Title: Online Marketer
Job Reference #: Unknown
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: SEOmoz
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Date Posted: 2 May 2011
Position description:

SEOmoz is a profitable start-up that develops market-leading software and technology used by Internet marketers and webmasters to improve their rankings in search engines. They are looking to hire an online marketer to join their team.

Reports to the Director of Acquisition and Engagement.  Final job title for position dependent on experience.


Assist in everyday management tasks for a variety of online marketing channels, which include things like;

Affiliate Marketing:  

Growing the affiliate marketing program by working with current affiliates to better qualify traffic, recruit talented affiliates to join their program, and handle daily management as well as monthly invoicing.

Paid Search:

 Analyze PPC campaign performance and optimize campaigns as necessary to ensure positive ROI and conversion improvements. Work closely with Director of Acquisition on strategies to implement that help capture more qualified traffic across both Google and the Search Alliance.


Increase SEOmoz brand awareness through the growth of site sponsorships and display buys on a variety of web properties.

Everything else:

SEOmoz is the type of company that is always ready to tackle new and exciting opportunities. As new channels pop-up, they will be looking to you to research them and help the team better understand if this would be a smart venture for their resources and  budget.

Analyze site data with exhausting diligence, and uncover important discoveries to help guide SEOmoz’s digital marketing strategy.

Manage weekly and monthly reporting, isolate issues, research discrepancies, and help build a company-wide culture based on numbers and performance.

Assist in the implementation and ongoing management of the company’s conversion optimization efforts. They are looking for someone with a test, measure, and refine approach to help them constantly improve each program’s results.

Develop, manage, and grow a competitive analysis program which will help SEOmoz have a better idea of where the industry is moving, and how it relates or doesn’t relate to the company.


At least 3 years experience in online marketing preferably in the high tech, digital media or software industries.

Must be a data lover! They are looking for an analytic junkie — and would prefer that you love excel, fancy formulas, and pretty charts.

Experience or knowledge with search engine optimization and the search marketing industry strongly preferred—alternatively a willingness and competence to learn about organic marketing, online marketing and search engine optimization.

Transparent, Authentic, Generous, Fun, Empathetic, and Exceptional (TAGFEE). Cultural fit and values are of utmost importance at SEOmoz. Their values are outlined in the TAGFEE Tenets, required reading for everyone interested in being part of the SEOmoz team (see

True belief in the mission. SEOmoz want people who are passionate about their mission – to simplify the promotion of ideas on the web. They believe that web marketing and web promotion are too difficult, arcane, obscure and, in many cases, mired in negative stereotypes. It’s their goal to transform not just the process and the software, but the very mentality the business world has about SEO and broader web marketing to something positive, exciting and filled-with-opportunity.

Ability to work effectively while growing a variety of performance marketing channels simultaneously. If you love to bounce between a number of projects in one week (sometimes in the same hour) this job is for you.

Excellent problem solver, creative thinker, and extremely self-motivated.

Able to herd cats, dogs, and the occasional circus animal.

Loves robots, or more specifically, our beloved Roger mozBot (

U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or business, or relevant work experience.


They’re offering a competitive salary for this position (based on experience), in order to attract the best candidates and an excellent benefits page.

Closing date: Unknown

More info from: SEOmoz Blog

Contact: Send resumes via online form to: SEOmoz Careers

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