ABOUT US:

Dealer Inspire (DI) is a leading disruptor in the automotive industry through our innovative culture, legendary service, and kick-ass website, technology, and marketing solutions. Our mission is to future-proof local dealerships by building the essential, mobile-first platform that makes automotive retail faster, easier, and smarter for both shoppers and dealers. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, our team of nearly 600 work friends are spread across the United States and Canada, pushing the boundaries and getting **** done every day, together.

DI offers an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and thinking differently to solve the challenges our clients face. Our shared success continues to lead to rapid growth and positive change, which opens up opportunities to advance your career to the next level by working with passionate, creative people across skill sets. If you want to be challenged, learn every day, and work as a team with some of the best in the industry, we want to meet you. Apply today!

Dealer Inspire is a CARS brand. CARS includes the following brands: Cars.com, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL. Want to learn more? Check us out here!

About the position:

The SEO Copywriter Contractor is a critical member of the SEO Department Connected Marketing team, responsible for writing the on-page content for clients each month. Working primarily in the automotive vertical, DI Copywriter Contractors have to be creative thinkers, self-managers, and efficient producers who aren’t afraid of high work volume and tight deadlines. Professional writing experience is not required, as we’re happy to train motivated, driven writers with a passion for getting **** done! 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and implement SEO best practices in content production

  • Write a high volume of high-quality organic search optimized web content per month, adhering to strict quality guidelines (varying number of pieces each month based on availability)

  • Manage client production schedules independently to meet tight internal deadlines

  • Perform competitor and keyword research in order to write top-placing content

  • Flawlessly edit content created by yourself and others

  • Follow and understand brand-specific compliance requirements

  • Invoicing following prescribed process

 

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Enthusiastically embraces frequent change

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication

  • Detail oriented, especially as it relates to QCing and editing your own work

  • Must be organized and able to manage time and workload effectively. Must consistently meet deadlines while working independently or collaboratively within a team.

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced constantly changing environment

  • Proficient with Google Docs/Google Sheets or Microsoft Word/Microsoft Excel

  • Must be enthusiastic about learning new skills

  • Must have keen analytical/problem-solving skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Ability to write in Spanish and/or French is a plus.
  • Previous digital marketing experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with SEO best practices, Google Analytics, WordPress is a plus.

  • Passion for the automotive industry is a plus.

  • Ability to write/edit fluently in multiple languages is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to champion a brand, project, or initiative is a plus.

Benefits & Perks*:

  • 18 days of paid time off, plus select paid holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day & Paid Pet Wellness Day
  • Work from home Fridays
  • Fully stocked kitchen and refrigerator
  • Robust Health Insurance Options: BCBS, Delta Dental, EyeMed
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Weekly in-office yoga classes
  • Parental Leave
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

*Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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