Search Industry Job of the Week – Organic Search Director

Job Title: Organic Search (SEO) Director
Job Reference #: 06232012
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Icon Staff
Location: New York City, NY
Date Posted: 24 June 2012
Position description:

The Organic Search Director plays a critical role in driving campaign success by ensuring the timely delivery of SEO analysis and recommendations in accordance with a strategic project plan that aligns with Icon Staff’s client marketing goals. As a point of contact for clients and external agencies, the qualified candidate is responsible for effectively communicating account status, managing expectations and identifying potential campaign opportunities and obstacles.


  • Create a detailed project plan in alignment with brand and search campaign goals and objectives
  • Establish and manage internal/external deadlines and expectations in relation to the project plan
  • Ensure the successful execution of key plan deliverables in accordance with deadlines, scope, account hours and budget
  • Adjust the project plan as needed based on evolving client and campaign activities, direction and requirements
  • Initiate and manage campaign tasks and deliverables in accordance with the project plan, deadlines, resource availability, scope and process
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of accounts, as well as client/external agency interactions
  • Track recommendations and drive implementation to foster the success of the campaign
  • Serve as point of contact for client and external agencies
  • Properly document and notify the internal team of any risks, weaknesses or opportunities that could potentially impact the success of the project, escalating to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Communicate updates and pertinent information effectively across disciplines to ensure overall campaign alignment and success
  • Develop strong, positive relationships with external agency contacts and internal team members
  • Foster the exchange of ideas, takeaways and best practices throughout the project management team and agency
  • Participate in internal project management initiatives for the constant advancement of agency processes, efficiency and offerings
  • Assist in agency-wide development efforts to foster innovation


  • Minimum of two years’ experience, preferably within an agency
  • BA/BS degree required; marketing concentration a plus
  • Basic understanding of the technical aspects of web development and web technology
  • Digital marketing and SEO experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple clients and projects in a deadline-driven atmosphere
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with web analytics tools
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project a plus

About the Company:

IconStaff is a search firm specializing in online marketing, media, product, b2b,b2c and b2smb sales, web to consumer software engineering, web development, account, program and project leadership for any industry segment engaged in digital communications.

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