Job Title:          SEO Specialist - Content

Department:    SEO

Reports to:       SEO Director

FLSA:                Salary, Exempt, Full-time

Location:          Portland, OR,    New York, NY,    or   Remote (able to work NYC or PDX hours)


About Us:

Digital Trends, the largest independent tech media site in the world, is a technology/lifestyle brand with offices in Portland, OR; New York City; Chicago; LA and more. We cover anything and everything in technology -- from the QLED vs OLED 4k TVs, racing drones, Apple product recalls, to innovations in autonomous driving. Our content spans from news, expert analysis, guides, in-depth reviews, and more. Digital Trends provides insights to our readers in a way that enhances their lifestyle. “Tech for the Way You Live.”


Who We Are Looking For:

We’re looking for a skilled Content SEO Specialist to join our SEO team and execute and manage SEO tasks with the direction and supervision of the SEO Director and in collaboration with our Technical SEO Manager. This Specialist will focus on Content SEO to assist in increasing traffic and engagement across multiple websites.


What You’ll Do:

  • Perform keyword and analytics research to optimize/update existing content
  • Discover new content opportunities
  • Brainstorm new content topics and collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute
  • Provide recommendations for content development in coordination with SEO goals
  • Run content gap analysis on our sites and our competitors
  • Refine internal linking strategy to maximize visibility of our content in search
  • Stay up to date on current SEO best practices, changes to search engine algorithms, changes to search engine features, and other related areas
  • Other duties as needed


What We Require:

  • 3+ years SEO experience with strong writing skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask effectively
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple departments to drive results
  • In-depth knowledge of on-page SEO
  • Strong understanding of how content translates across different media formats.
  • Deep understanding of page indexing including experience analyzing index loss, bloat, and management of website crawl budget
  • Understanding of information architecture and experience analyzing internal link structure with experience implementing solutions to better spread crawl budget and page-level link equity.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Google Search Console & third-party SEO tools such as Ahrefs, SEMRush, Search Metrics, Majestic & Screaming Frog
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Previous publishing experience a plus
  • Google News optimization experience a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Strong MS Office Skills
  • Excellent Writing Skills


What’s in it for You:

  • Exceptional benefits package including: medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance, 401k with employer matching, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter transit and parking benefits, paid parental leave, sabbatical leave, flexible paid time off, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability.
  • Fun working environment! Our perks include: free beer and wine on tap, free espresso, free drinks and snacks, big-screen TVs, full kitchen and much more!


Digital Trends is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and honor diversity.




Apply for this Job

* Required


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Digital Trends are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 1/31/2020

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities1. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.