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SEO Specialist Role

NYC, Connecticut, or Remote

Stella Rising is the leading marketing and media agency for spirited, high-growth consumer brands and service companies.

As a result of client growth, we are looking for an experienced and dynamic SEO Specialist to join our team. Our team has won Search Engine Land's Large Agency of the Year, SEO, and multiple other industry awards and accolades; you will be working with the best and brightest in the field. The right candidate must be able to work proficiently in a fully remote environment.

Regular responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Manage communications and relationships with designated client accounts. This includes daily and weekly email and phone correspondence, as well as occasional in-person meetings

    • Gather all pertinent facts and performance statistics for a client’s website and formulate a comprehensive campaign strategy based on client’s goals, available resources/budget, and SEO best practices
    • Perform all on-site optimization, including (but not limited to) optimizing title tags, meta information, URLs, content, headers, and more
    • Assist on technical auditing of client websites, competitive analyses, as well as site architecture audits
    • Use client’s performance data and competitive insights to develop an off-site strategy to support SEO efforts
    • Have at least a basic understanding of new developments in SEO, such as core web vitals, E-A-T, various algorithm updates, and more
    • Collect all relevant performance metrics and create compelling and user-friendly reports for clients on a monthly basis. Clients may also require more frequent reporting or communications
    • Create presentations for client use on an as-needed basis 
    • Attend conference calls and occasional in-person meetings with clients to present data, provide clear direction and insight on their campaigns, and provide complete answers to their questions
    • Provide ad hoc phone and email support for clients
    • Independently research current SEO methodologies to supplement on-the-job training in order to broaden SEO skill set

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Must have 2+ years experience managing SEO campaigns start to finish, concept to execution
  • Must have demonstrated ability to handle large, complex projects
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and feel comfortable making presentations both internally and to clients
  • Must have strong MS Office Suite skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Must have experience with Google Analytics or other major web analytics programs
  • Must be “conversant” in HTML – you should be able to read code and identify certain elements
  • Must have strong quantitative analytical skills – numbers should excite you, not scare you
  • Must love data (bonus points if you have an interesting data story to tell)
  • Previous agency experience is highly desirable
  • Previous experience with Brightedge, Moz, SEMRush or other SEO software is a plus
  • A strong willingness to learn is crucial!
  • Demonstrated understanding of and participation in social media is also highly desirable
  • Self-motivated and able to work proficiently in a remote environment

Stella Rising is a women-led company that prizes diversity, creativity, hard work and intelligence, while keeping warmth, balance and human understanding at the core of our values. Named an Ad Age Best Workplace 2022 and Inc Best Workplace in 2021 and 2022, the company fosters an energetic and collaborative work environment where employees come first. In addition to surprising and delighting our team, we offer an environment where employee learning and recognition is prioritized. We take care of our team through a highly competitive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, life insurance, a 401k with company match, wellness and technology reimbursements, home office setup support, over 7 weeks of PTO, and Summer Fridays. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you. Please send a resume and any work samples you are most proud of to kdillon@stellarising.com or fill out the form on this page.

Due the volume of candidates, we will only contact qualified candidates. EOE