Open Job: Junior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist

FiveFifty is seeking a Junior SEO Specialist to help manage the development and implementation of digital customer acquisition strategies. This role will be responsible for the helping the SEO Manager with the strategy and execution of tactics for a variety of clients across multiple fields and industries.

The Junior SEO Specialist will be creative and technical with a basic understanding of best practices in search advertising. They will be able to analyze data and make optimizations to continually improve campaign performance and communicate those changes effectively to clients. This is an entry level position designed to help develop skills in on-page, off-page, and technical SEO through 1-on-1 learning as well as hands-on client experience.

The Junior SEO Specialists role at FiveFifty sits at our headquarters in Denver’s vibrant RiNo neighborhood, conveniently located near the downtown/LoDo area.

With a decade of experience in digital media and campaign optimization, FiveFifty delivers cutting edge digital marketing expertise at scale. We are all about connecting brands with real people. We increase return on ad spend through web, mobile, video, search, broadcast, out-of-home, and social channels. Our reporting makes sense of complex data and provides clients with transparency. Data powers optimization. Optimization ensures advertising dollars achieve more.

Professional Competencies

  • Passion for SEO and internet marketing
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, and identify and resolve problems
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points both internally and to clients directly
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Exceptional written skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify competitive gaps and new opportunities for organic growth
  • Conduct keyword research, develop SEO strategies, and implement those strategies to consistently increase SERP rankings and organic traffic
  • Provide recommendations and execute strategies for content development in coordination with SEO goals.
  • Perform technical SEO crawl audits in coordination with elements and structure of websites and web pages and distill recommendations for clients in clear and concise reports
  • Administer technical elements of SEO programs (XML sitemaps, webmaster tools, Google analytics) for purposes of diagnostic reporting on client projects
  • Implement link building campaigns in coordination with client SEO goals
  • Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and developments. Continually stay on top of changes to Google algorithms
  • Work with Account team to understand goals, address client needs, and communicate results and insights back to clients
  • Provide subject matter expertise to FiveFifty teams and clients.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. Marketing, Communications, Computer Science, etc…)
  • Experience with SEO tools such as SEMRush, Google Tag Manager, Screaming Frog, and Google Analytics a plus
  • Experience with WordPress, Drupal, and other CMS preferred
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript is preferred
  • Proven ability to think creatively about challenging problems
  • Ability to self-manage, juggle multiple priorities, and pay strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to distill key ideas for a non-analytical audience
  • The successful candidate will display fit within our core values: Always Own It (accountability), Rolling Stone (continuous learning), Bring It Every Day (passion), and Genuine.

Compensation:

  • 401k matching
  • Health/dental insurance with company contributions
  • Company paid LTD/STD/Life insurance
  • Wellness stipend
  • 5% Annual performance bonus
  • Base salary $38,000-$42,000

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