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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 SEO Specialist

In this position as a Senior SEO Specialist you will be responsible for all aspects of SEO. You will conduct SEO audits, build strategies, execute on those strategies, and deliver reports to clients. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of search engines, keyword research, copywriting, and relevant technology. SEO is a fast-paced, ever-changing landscape, and you must continuously learn and evolve.

Plaudit is a results oriented team and a good fit for self-starters with an entrepreneurial mindset. We welcome you to work remotely, but do require everyone to be in the St. Paul's office one day per week. This is to allow for company wide meetings to review projects and to hold social events (company lunches, happy hours, etc). Otherwise, if you do not have a client meeting in the office, you are free to work remotely and forgo a daily commute!

Plaudit Design was established more than 23 years ago as a full-service, digital-first firm specializing in providing online strategies to clients through the creation of websites and delivery of marketing and web application services. Plaudit was recognized by the Minnesota Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with clients from a variety of industries — from B2B to B2C, and from service-based to e-commerce
  • Evaluate and create recommendations for clients to improve their organic search traffic and presence within SERPs
  • Conduct key phrase research
  • Write content for websites — including short-form content (under roughly 500 words), page titles, meta data, alt attributes, and more
  • Provide recommendations regarding content that speaks to both the target audience, business goals, and SEO needs
  • Coordinate with copywriters on long-form content (more than 500 words), and developers on complex technical optimization
  • Local citations optimization
  • Build and deliver reports

Requirements

  • 5+ years of SEO experience, and extensive knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Proficient in the use of SEO tools for research and analysis, and in the use of WordPress
  • Working knowledge of basic HTML, structured data, and other technical aspects of SEO
  • Expert knowledge in Google Analytics
  • Excellent quantitative analysis skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work directly with clients
  • Comfortable juggling a variety of priorities and working concurrently with multiple clients
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience with link building and content marketing
  • Experience with Google Ads
  • Experience with marketing automation
  • Experience with email marketing

Competitive Benefits Package

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

  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Company-wide option to work remotely
  • Free parking and an office on the Green Line
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Ergonomic workstations with motorized sit-stand desks
  • Free beverages and snacks
  • Casual environment with skilled and dedicated co-workers
  • Medical and Dental
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid time off and holidays

Committed to an Inclusive Workplace

Plaudit is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an includsive workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Our aim at Plaudit is to foster a culture where every member feels valued, supported, and inspired to achieve individual and common goals. This includes providing opportunity and access for all people across differences of race, color, ethnicity, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, disabilities, political affiliation, and socioeconomic background.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should use our online application to apply.

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