OJO is committed to fostering an environment where all employees and candidates can thrive, grow, and lead. We strongly encourage members of marginalized communities, including people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities, to apply with OJO. If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role, we encourage you to apply anyway. We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome gets in the way of meeting incredible candidates and we don’t want anything to get in the way of meeting you. If you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in any portion of our interview process, please reach out to recruiting@ojolabs.com.

About OJO

OJO is an Austin-based real estate technology company partnering with the top real estate agents and teams to deliver value to millions of consumers on its platform. The company’s platform for buying, selling, and homeownership meets people wherever they are on their journey, offering personalized guidance every step of the way. Through a bespoke combination of people and technology, OJO cultivates a deep understanding of individual needs and preferences, matching people with the right tools and trusted providers to equip anyone to unlock the abundant benefits of home ownership.

Our residential search site Movoto provides personalized recommendations and highlights listings best suited to each consumers’ needs and preferences, so they never miss a home that might be the right fit. OJO Homeowner, our home management and finance tool, helps consumers uncover hidden savings, monitor equity, and plan for the future, whether managing their home as an asset or identifying the right time to sell. We also have a network of top-rated real estate agents and teams on our OJO Pro+, OJO Pro, and OJO Select Network platforms, to match each consumer with the expert who can best support their individual journey.

As one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., OJO has placed 29th on the Deloitte Tech Fast 500 and 49th on the Inc. 5000. To date, the company has raised more than $140 million to fuel its rapid growth. CEO and Founder, John Berkowitz, has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas and a top CEO by the Austin Business Journal and the company’s executives have won more than a dozen industry awards in the past year. OJO is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has employees globally with a presence in Chicago, Minneapolis, and San Mateo; and a large operations center in St. Lucia.

We consistently incorporate social and environmental impact into decision-making at OJO because we consider it important to the success of our business and our overarching purpose to equip anyone to unlock the abundant benefits of homeownership. From saving to buying, owning to selling, we guide people through all the twists and turns along the way. So they can unlock more than just the front door. 

About the Role

As our Senior SEO Specialist, you will be a key individual contributor executing on our SEO content strategies that drive high quality Consumer engagement while working in close partnership with the Head of SEO, Engineering, Product, Analytics and Marketing Tech teams. This is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on SEO researcher/technical analyst who is passionate about working with data to solve complex SEO initiatives and optimization plans. 

What you'll do:

  • Develop and execute a content strategy to expand and accelerate organic growth and earn backlinks. 
  • Support programmatic content assets for web products that help users on their homebuying journey
  • Research, recommend, and implement changes to website architecture, content, linking, and other factors to improve organic visibility
  • Undertake strategic research initiatives and provide insight into topical and keyword trends
  • Configure & fine-tune monitoring and reporting for SEO KPI’s such as rankings, traffic, and Google Webmaster Tools to deliver granular & reliable insights on SEO performance
  • Work with content, social, and SEM teams to promote collaborative digital marketing strategies to supplement and benefit from other channels
  • Optimize, manage, and update Google My Business profiles and other relevant pieces of owned content (App Store page)
  • Conduct, synthesize, and deliver SEO content audits
  • Develop and champion strategies to measurably improve monthly rankings, traffic, and conversions
  • Educate yourself on the latest developments in organic search and convey potential business impacts
  • Coach and mentor more junior marketing team members, and cascade relevant information to partners such as developers, designers & PR team specialists

What we need from you:

  • 3+ years SEO exposure in an in-house role or an agency developing and executing optimization plans
  • Experience with developing content strategies that leverage current and seasonal trends
  • Growing the movoto.com backlink profile with an emphasis on earned links from authoritative sources
  • Highly data-driven, with experience in tools like Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Data Studio, Screaming Frog and STAT
  • Advanced Microsoft Office or Google Docs skills, specifically with Excel/Sheets and PowerPoint/Slides
  • Experience in e-commerce or travel SEO, copywriting, content strategy development or link building
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Experience executing keyword research, page optimization & site technical audits

Nice to haves include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – a strong communicator with a good ability to explain and deliver SEO insight and recommendations to non-SEO experts
  • Google Analytics certifications preferred
  • Familiar with the latest SEO trends, best practices, and changes
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition

If you are a highly motivated individual who is passionate about real estate and has a proven track record in delivering on a robust SEO strategy with exceptional SEO performance improvements, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Location: We have a slight preference to have this role based in Austin, Texas but are open to candidates elsewhere. We are able to hire in the following states: California, Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, North Carolina, New York, Texas

What do we have to offer? 

  • Equitable Pay Practices
  • Equity
  • Flexible PTO Policy
  • 20+ Paid Company Holidays
  • Options for 100% Coverage of Employee and Dependent Medical Health Premiums 
  • Robust Ancillary Benefit Offerings Including Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Coverage, and Pre Tax Savings Accounts
  • Talkspace Access for Employees and Their Dependents 
  • Home Office Stipend
  • Monthly Wellness Stipend
  • Generous Paid Parental Leave
  • Investment in Continued Learning
  • Promote from Within Philosophy
  • Volunteer Program
  • Dog-friendly Workplace

Ready to join us? Here’s what to expect next: 

Step 1: Complete the application below

Step 2: Recruiter Phone Screen

Step 3: Hiring Manager Video Interview

Step 4: Subject Matter Expert/Technical Video Interview

Step 5: Final Round Interview + Role-specific Project Assignment (for many roles) 

Diversity and Inclusion at OJO: 

OJO is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, and veteran status. We provide equal employment opportunities at all stages in the employment process, including hiring, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Further, all of our employees have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are typically done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on OJO. Please reach out to recruiting@ojolabs.com if you need assistance completing any forms or to participate in any portion of the application or interview process.

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