Senior SEO Consultant

Blast Analytics & Marketing

Location: San Francisco, CA | Type: Full Time | Level: Experienced

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Fill by September 28th, BAM081723sf

Works with: Director, Content Strategy; Senior Marketing Strategists; Digital Marketing Assistants/Coordinators; Analytics and Reporting Team Members; Other Subject Matter Experts

Position Summary: We are actively seeking a Senior SEO Consultant who can help build trust and execute digital marketing services with an understanding of our clients’ businesses, industries, and environments. Specifically, the Senior SEO Consultant is responsible for providing SEO strategy, implementation, optimization, and training for a wide range of clients. Functioning as a key member of our Digital Marketing consulting team, the Senior SEO Consultant leads all aspects of SEO, including technical issues, content strategy, on-site optimization, measurement, and performance reporting. This client-facing role will help organizations turn data insights into actionable recommendations to achieve their business and marketing goals. This is a full-time opportunity that can work from any of Blast’s U.S. locations.

Who We Are: Blast Analytics & Marketing is a leading analytics and digital marketing consulting company supporting leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Through our deep expertise and proven process honed over 19 years working with clients worldwide, we help enterprises transform their data into actionable insights and better decision making — to do more of what works and less of what doesn’t. Our company is driven by smart, talented people who have a strong desire to learn and apply their knowledge, constantly evolving and pushing ourselves each day.

Why Work at Blast: At Blast, we believe in meaningful work. Regardless of role, you'll have the opportunity to Make Your Mark every day, solving challenges and seeing the positive impact of your contributions, as we support leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Join us to Make Your Mark — on each other, our clients, our company, our industry, and the community. Ask any employee why they come to work at Blast, and they'll say "to make my mark!" 

To be Successful in this Role:

  • You will leverage your ability to build trust and develop strong personal internal and external relationships
  • You will “Make Your Mark” in SEO and deliver meaningful results for clients that meet or exceed their goals (i.e. maximizing the value of strategy and execution)
  • You will provide in-depth SEO strategy and content recommendations in multiple industries and geographic regions
  • You will evolve your intellectual curiosity and learning to help drive company and client success

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver all daily SEO-related tasks and associated deliverables as the primary SEO point of contact for key groups within the client organization
  • Perform various SEO audits (technical, content, authority, local, competitor) to identify gaps and set priorities
  • Conduct advanced keyword research based on client needs and objectives
  • Create data driven content recommendations and strategies
  • Establish client roadmaps and plans for ongoing optimization to drive continuous impacts
  • Research and analyze client’s business, industry, and competitors for content, keywords, local search, paid search, and other marketing opportunities to optimize outcomes
  • Collaborate with clients to develop measurable strategies for site optimization while evolving business objectives
  • Deliver measurement and performance reporting

Flex Your Skills With:

  • Proficiency in SEO Tools, such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Keyword Planner, Screaming Frog, Advanced Web Ranking, and others
  • A fundamental understanding of HTML (experience with CSS and JavaScript a plus), and various content management systems (e.g. WordPress, HubSpot, etc.)
  • Extensive usage of Google Product Suite (e.g. Gmail, Docs, Sheets, etc.) and Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

General Qualifications:

  • Motivated and passionate with ability to work independently and as part of the team
  • A quick learner and self-starter
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing, including relationships between SEO and non-SEO channels (e.g., paid search, display, social, local, etc.)
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Google Search Console and other popular website analytics tools
  • Experience with Screaming Frog, Advanced Web Ranking, Bright Edge, Moz, and other popular SEO tools
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Hubspot, and other popular content management systems
  • Familiarity with differentiation, persuasion, marketing optimization, usability metrics, and related statistical concepts
  • Ability to comfortably present during client meetings, think “on your feet,” and speak in public

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of SEO experience, preferably with large brands and enterprise companies
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A strong understanding of major search engine algorithms
  • Ability to identify and recommend solutions to content and technical problems, including CMS- and server-related issues
  • Confidence in using online analytical and reporting tools to analyze, interpret, draw conclusions, summarize, and present information clearly
  • Experience in content creation for blogs, web pages, landing pages, and other using keyword research, marketing insight, and SEO best practices
  • Ability to identify issues that can lead to poor conversion and determine action to resolve those issues
  • High energy, high integrity individual who can simultaneously drive change while fostering teamwork

Are You a Fit?

Blast Analytics & Marketing is a small yet rapidly growing company that is continuously inspired to learn and tackle challenges in digital analytics and marketing. To get an idea of whether or not you would be a fit within our culture, please review our core values.

Compensation & Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary based on experience, Blast offers extensive benefits for full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan, and much more. We provide a supportive, challenging, and fun work environment to ensure teamwork, productivity, and employee happiness.

How to Apply

If you like what you’ve read thus far, please complete the application form and submit your cover letter and resume in .PDF format. We read cover letters and weigh them heavily in our decision to consider an applicant. We are not interested in placement agencies or companies at this time.
Blast Analytics & Marketing is an “at will” employer. Compensation, benefits, and job descriptions are subject to change based upon individual performance and business conditions.

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