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Minneapolis 2470 University Ave W
St Paul, MN 55114
(651) 646-0696

New York City 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
(929) 322-4971

Senior Search Engine Marketing Specialist

This position plays a vital role in serving our diverse client base. As a Senior SEM you will be responsible for planning, executing, and optimizing search engine marketing initiatives for our clients.

Plaudit Design was established more than 20 years ago as a full-service, digital-first marketing firm. We specialize in providing online strategies to clients through the creation of websites and delivery of marketing services. Plaudit was recognized in 2018 by the Minnesota Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and in 2017 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work.


  • Create and manage paid campaigns (e.g. Google Ads)
  • Perform SEO key phrase research, website optimization, and link building
  • Manage creation of content by coordinating with copywriters
  • Identify new online marketing opportunities for clients


  • 5+ years of SEO experience, and extensive knowledge of SEO best practices
  • 5+ years of Google Ads experience, and Google Ads Certified
  • Working knowledge of HTML as it relates to SEO
  • Expert knowledge in Google Analytics
  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work directly with clients
  • Capable of working concurrently with multiple clients and projects
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Google Analytics Certified
  • Experience with Microsoft Advertising / Bing Ads, Facebook Ads and other networks
  • Experience managing email marketing campaigns
  • Experience managing content marketing initiatives

Competitive Benefits Package

This is a full-time employment opportunity with a competitive benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability

Job Location

Plaudit Design, 2470 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55114

How to Apply

Qualified canidates should use our online application to apply. The need to meet face-to-face with co-workers and clients will limit this full-time employment opportunity to local applicants only.