Search Industry Job of the Week – SEO Strategist

Job Title: SEO Strategist
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Morpheus Media
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 4 June 2012
Position description:

Department: SEO and Emerging Technologies
Reports to: Senior SEO Strategist
Oversees: Associate SEO Strategist

Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintain client strategy document
  • Compose and send client status emails and notes and manage client communication
  • Delivery of phone and in-person presentations of material direct to client
  • Assist in team project management and oversight of associate deliverables and reporting production
  • Assist in creation of long/short term strategy and deliverable ideas for clients
  • Review of associate reporting and deliverables and effectively train associates and/or interns
  • Attend all team meetings, actively contribute and share findings within the agency

Desired Skills & Experience

Role Abilities:

  • Demonstrates basic professionalism and ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
  • Conduct Client/Phone and team training presentations
  • Ability to maintain strong client communication and  take and apply all forms of constructive criticism
  • Strong organizational skills and detailed orientation
  • Adaptable to change and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to successfully manage personal workflow and to achieve on time delivery of projects and reports
  • Demonstration of resourcefulness and the initiative to participate in advanced projects
  • Ability to work autonomously, demonstrate self-started qualities, research SEO issues and formulate solutions
  • Demonstrate SEO leadership by continuing to learn/gather information about SEO
  • Become an expert in a sub-category of SEO
  • Proactively taking on responsibilities, client deliverables, and exploring the digital space (blogs, webinars, etc)
  • Ability to draw critical analysis from data, to fulfill set strategy by creating deliverables, and make specific recommendations
  • Understanding of higher level SEO concepts, such as link building strategies and tactics
  • Including IA structure, on site elements, sitemaps, redirects, crawlability, URLs,
  • Visual recognition of HTML/CSS source code
  • Understanding of goal funnel, traffic conversion, search engine functionality and algorithms
  • Understandingof the components of back end systems – ie CMS
  • Ability to understand and make content optimization techniques for SEO
  • Competency with basic keyword research tools
  • Basic awareness of SEO industry and digital marketing
  • Working knowledge of front end code tagging hierarchy, third party reporting, and analytics platforms
  • Working knowledge of Google Webmaster Tools and secondary search verticals
  • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Address: 127 w. 26th Street, New York, NY, US

Salary range: Competitive
Closing date: Unknown
More info: Morpheus Media Employment
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