SEO Strategist

Search · Gilbert, Arizona
Department Search
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $45k - $55k

Meta title: SEO Strategist with Local SEO & Listings Experience
Meta description: Wanted: SEO Strategist who loves helping small businesses grow by using data and white hat SEO methods. Must play well with developers and content writers.
Meta keywords: Meta keywords? What is this? 1999? 


If the above made sense to you and made you laugh, you might be right for us. Keep reading. 


What you’d be doing


This is a mid-level position that reports to the Account Lead and Director of SEO.  In your day-to-day work, you will:


  • Perform keyword research to determine the best keyword targets and target cities for a client’s SEO strategy
  • Develop page optimization including page titles, meta descriptions and assist with site structure.
  • Conduct SEO audits to determine areas of weakness and opportunity
  • Create, claim, verify and optimize online listings across the web for clients
  • Research off-site link opportunities to help bolster domain authority
  • Regularly perform technical site audits on client websites to ensure client websites are crawlable, clean and error-free
  • Actively keep up to date with industry trends, news, best practices, methodologies, software/tools and algorithm changes
  • Help establish client goals, as it relates to SEO and their business
  • Create reports and benchmark SEO initiatives to gain insights and measure progress against established goals
  • Work closely with developers and content writers in an open environment (literally and figuratively)


Skills you’d need


We’re looking for someone with:


  • At least 2-4 year hands-on local SEO experience
  • Experience with Content Development Processes and comfortable writing and optimizing copy
  • A passion for digital marketing, specifically in the organic search, and a willingness to learn
  • An innate desire to see clients succeed and take pride in their daily work
  • Experience creating and claiming local listings
  • Experience working in Google My Business, Google Analytics, Search Console and SEMrush and other SEO Tools
  • Strong organization skills and ability to work effectively with many moving pieces
  • Understanding of SEO best practices and front-end coding techniques including HTML, CSS, and Javascript (JSON Schema) for SEO implementation


Nice to have (but not necessary)


  • Multi-location enterprise or franchise SEO experience
  • Worked in a digital agency before
  • Experience working with clients
  • Proficient Excel skills
  • Previous knowledge with site migrations, information architecture and site structures
  • BA/BS in Marketing or related degree with a strong understanding of organic search or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in search engine marketing (SEM) campaign management
  • Experience in social media and community marketing campaign management
  • Previous Experience with common CMS systems like WordPress, ExpressionEngine, Craft, Drupal and Joomla 


The benefits


Some of the benefits of becoming part of our family include:


  • 401k employer matching
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacations and company holidays
  • In-office drinks & food (we have a cereal bar)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Quarterly whole-office team building events
  • Top-of-the-line technology to get work done
  • An amazing facility to work from


Rocket’s hiring process


You don’t marry someone you just met (unless you’re a Disney princess). You go on some dates and get to know each other. You bring them home to meet the family.


That’s how we view the hiring process.


When you join our team, you’re joining our family. So when you apply, prepare for a courtship. The process can sometimes seem a little cumbersome and even lengthy because that’s how much we care about ourselves and you, as a potential fit. But if you do get the job, we’ll do our best to make sure it’s one you’ll never want to leave.

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  • Location
    Gilbert, Arizona
  • Department
    Search
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $45k - $55k