Company Description

Forthea is an award-winning digital marketing agency that improves lead generation for clients by focusing on superior data analytics and creative executions that produce measurable results. Forthea’s rock-solid commitment to core values and sustained business excellence has led to successful partnerships with a variety of B2B and B2C clients around the world. Forthea was founded in 2006 in Houston, where it maintains its U.S. corporate headquarters.

Forthea has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Houston, one of the fastest-growing companies in Houston, and one of the largest Houston-area advertising agencies. Forthea President Christopher Pappas has been recognized as one of Houston’s top young business leaders.

Job Description

The Technical SEO will audit, analyze, and execute technical initiatives on client websites. We’re not necessarily looking for a SEO veteran but rather someone who knows their way around a website’s backend, code, etc. and wants to add ‘SEO’ to their talent stack. We are looking for a motivated, data-driven individual who can bring their technical knowledge to the table to help us design and execute SEO projects that adhere to best practices and also help us achieve cutting-edge results through testing and innovation. 

Responsibilities include

  • Technical analyses of client sites 
  • Strategy development with a short, mid and long-term eye based on best practices. 
  • Work with Account leads, team members, client contacts and development teams to sell in and shepherd through technical recommendations. 
  • Utilize various web analytics data to gauge effectiveness of initiatives. 
  • Tell us something we don’t know on a daily basis 
  • Run audits and identify/address technical issues that impact all users from the customer to search engine bots 
  • We’re looking for an A-game and someone who’s not only passionate about digital but also sees the value of adding ‘SEO expert’ to their resume.


  • Experience with Regex/Xpath, Javascript or other programming language. 
  • Strong understanding of HTML.  
  • Web Development chops. 
  • Experience working with back-end elements such as .htaccess, robots.txt, XML sitemaps and site speed optimization. 
  • Experience with web analytics software, content management systems, and web servers. 
  • Comfortable with complexity and working with large enterprise websites
  • Ability to lead conversation around information architecture, taxonomy and URL structure 

Star Qualities:

  • Understanding of SEO best practices, a big plus. 
  • Experience in project management and working cross-functionally to accomplish business goals. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proven ability to manage deadlines and multiple/simultaneous, highly complex, cross-functional projects/initiatives. 
  • Highly responsive and proactive, supportive of team and partners. 
  • Proven ability to work and interact with multiple stakeholders 

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