Do algorithm changes get your heart jumping? And is a #1 SERP rank the ultimate thrill? If so, then you will want to join our fast-growing portfolio of consumer digital media properties that total 30M users per month. 

We're looking for an experienced and savvy SEO lead with a desire to win to develop and execute a successful search strategy. The Director,SEO Strategy at LoveToKnow Media will be tasked with expanding the overall reach of our offerings and brand, the results of which are measured through improvements in traffic, engagement, and revenue. This position will report to the Chief Content Officer and is located remotely. 

We are looking for someone who knows how to fully utilize tools and industry knowledge with their own creativity to innovate to build high quality brands and positively impact our content, technology, user experience, and product performance.


What We Need:

  • Resourceful, hands on, individual contributor and primary owner of SEO for multiple consumer properties.

What You Will Do:

  • Build and own the roadmap for SEO (on- and off-page). Lead all SEO strategy, planning, execution, optimization, metrics and reporting.

  • Analyze and identify SEO opportunities via keyword research, competitor analysis, content gap analysis, backlink monitoring, crawl logs, and infrastructure audits.

  • Drive organic traffic by leading the execution of SEO efforts including meta-data, content techniques, site architecture, link-building, keyword selection/utilization, etc.

  • Own specifications for all SEO features; define requirements, write user stories, make decisions during development, and execute experiments.

  • Recommend optimizations to website architecture, content, linking, and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords.

  • Stay abreast of SEO industry trends, best practices and algorithm updates.

  • Train stakeholders on best practices to ensure the websites are SEO friendly.

  • Develop and manage a team of SEO specialists. 

What You Have:

  • 5+ years of professional, hands-on SEO experience, with at least 2 years in content-based websites.

  • Proven track record of developing and driving in-house SEO strategies.

  • Ability to see the big picture of long-term strategy as well as getting into the weeds of writing product and content requirements.

  • Fluent knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Experience with leading search engine ranking, traffic, and web analytics software. 

  • Working understanding of HTML, CSS and other web technologies as it relates to SEO. SQL and Python familiarity.

  • Extensive knowledge of search technologies, industry standards, white-hat best practices and ranking strategies.

  • Expert level in analytics and generating business insights from data trends and reporting on a weekly basis. Ability to quantify SEO initiative impact and prioritize accordingly.

  • Self-motivated, resourceful and flexible; thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. 

  • Comfortable working independently and collaborating with cross-functional teams.

  • A strong communicator and influencer with both technical and non-technical audiences. 

  • Exceptional writing skills, grammar, and proofreading skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, organized, and methodical.

  • Innovative, competitive, and forward-thinking.

About LoveToKnowMedia:

LoveToKnowMedia’s websites comprise one of the largest digital media companies in the US. Our family of lifestyle, educational & outdoor recreation brands provide best-in-class content every month to 30 million unique users and across 100 million page views. The company is 100% telecommuting, in which LoveToKnowMedia’s contributors across the world keep in touch, collaborate and work as a team to get the job done. CEO Howard Love has founded or co-founded over 15 companies, and has invested in over 50 early-stage start-ups including OpenTable (IPO), Trulia (IPO), and HotelTonight. Howard Love is a frequent speaker, and recently published his debut bestselling book ‘The Start-Up J Curve.’ Learn more about LoveToKnow at www.lovetoknowmedia.com.
 
 

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