SEO Specialist

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States | Client Fulfillment | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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Looking for your chance to make a real impact? 

Firespring, one of the largest marketing communications firms in the Midwest, is looking for our next amazing human to join our team. We’re known for providing marketing, printing, websites and strategic guidance to thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits. Our clients and partners count on us as a force in our areas of expertise to help them do more good. 

See if this position sounds like your dream job. We can’t wait to find out if it could be you.

Job Description

As a search engine optimization (SEO) specialist at Firespring, you will be responsible for analyzing, reviewing and implementing websites that are optimized to be picked up by search engines who use research and analysis to improve a website's ranking on search engines like Google. Our SEO specialists have in-depth knowledge of keyword research, SEO copywriting and the behaviors of search engines. SEO is an ever-changing landscape, which requires the need to be continuously learning and evolving. 

Does this describe you? Read on.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support development and content teams on optimization projects to improve user engagement
  • Develop and maintain a framework for keyword research
  • Develop and maintain link building strategies
  • Report on site and blog traffic
  • Assist with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Work with developers on site architecture and design
  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data and results, and identify SEO trends and insights

Qualifications

  • Experience with SEO tools like SEMrush, Screaming Frog, Search Console
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS 
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to influence others collaboratively 
  • Strong communication and organizational skills 
  • Strong knowledge of analytics platforms like Google Analytics 
  • Demonstrated experience with keyword/data mining tools and competitive analysis 
  • Proven track-record of increasing traffic and improving brand and site visibility

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary—We recognize that our people are our greatest asset. We reward candidates who wow us by offering competitive pay.
  • Vacation—Paid holidays are a no brainer, but how does unlimited, paid vacation sound? Salaried employees of Firespring are encouraged to take what they need when it comes to time off in order to live their best and healthiest lives.
  • 401(k)—Your parents preached about the importance of saving. Now we’re helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
  • Fun—Millions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it. That’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room and a group of people dedicated to creating activities and fun inside and outside the office. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun—and it reflects in our work too. 
  • Giving back—When your employer makes it possible for you to give back to your community on the clock? Win for everyone. Every Firespring team member gets one paid day off each month to give back to the community in any way they’d like.
  • Miscellaneous Benefits—Not all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soft drinks, tea and beer. And don’t worry about your duds—business-casual is the dress code here. Still looking to make your cubicle-shackled friends jealous of your new gig? Our company-wide social and recreational activities are sure to do just that.

Ready to come aboard?

Please include a cover letter. Resumes without one won't be considered.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.

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