Search Industry Job of the Week – SEO Technical Consultant

Job Title: SEO Technical Consultant
Job Reference #: Unknown
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Found Agency
Location: Sydney Australia
Date Posted: 24 May 2012
Position description:

Hands-on agency role with strong strategic input
Specialist search agency (20 staff). Flat management structure. “Can-do” work ethic.
Dynamic role with strong career opportunities.

Found Agency is looking for an experienced SEO professional to join their highly-regarded SEO team. This is the environment and role that will see you quickly become recognised for SEO and help build your profile in the digital media space. They offer a competitive salary, freedom for individuals to grow and learn, and a results-orientated yet informal culture. If you’re a self-starter who doesn’t like micro-management then this is the environment for you.

The successful applicant for this role will have:

High-level understanding of SEO techniques and best practice
Fantastic client liaison skills – you must deal with a wide variety of individuals, from corporate CMOs, to 3rd-party agencies and SMEs
Brilliant communication – solid writing & presentation skills are mandatory
Two to five years working as web developer, SEO consultant or search producer
A track record in handling all aspects of large scale web projects
Be able to manage production staff including designers, copy writers and developers
Rigorous workflow, time management and budgeting skills
A passion for the internet
High Attention to detail
High level of competence in internet authoring tools
Agency or corporate experience would be ideal
A strong motivation to be one of the best SEO consultants in Australia

As a SEO Tech consultant you will…

Be able to analyse website architecture, content and produce optimisation recommendations
Develop functional specifications, IA, and content recommendation to improve a site’s SEO characteristics
Develop short-term and long-range strategies for achieving client’s SEO objectives
Optimise various site components including keywords & copy, page title/descriptions, meta tags, internal linking, site maps etc.
Follow SEO guidelines with respect to coding and adherence to established copy/keyword standards.
Deliver training & recommendations to developers, designers & marketing teams.
Monitor and report on overall SEO program success with regard to key metrics including: traffic, keyword ranking, indexed pages, backlinks etc.
Develop and drive diversified link acquisition strategies.
Regularly & clearly communicate SEO progress to clients via reporting & analysis and provide answers to any questions related to their SEO program.
Perform competitive analysis to help develop and drive future SEO roll outs.
Actively improve knowledge of SEO best practice to develop and recommend new SEO strategies.
Maintain awareness of various SEO resources and tools.

Role Requirements:

Thorough understanding of website develop processes
Ability to code in one of the following languages: PHP (ideal), Java, ASP, .NET, Ruby On Rails etc
Broad knowledge of dynamic web programming, databases, HTML, XHTML, CSS and JavaScript
Ability to write functional specifications and wireframing
Skills in MS Office and Google Analytics
Commercial SEO experience including hands-on optimisation and link building.
A strong understanding of search engine trends, algorithms and ranking factors; and a desire to continually enhance skills.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong team player.
Ability to manage multiple assignments and work to deadlines.
Experience with leading search engine ranking, traffic and analysis software
An understanding of Paid Search and Social Media is a bonus.

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Salary range: Unknown
Closing date: Unknown
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