SEO Specialist

Midlothian, VA

SEO Specialist
Job Code: 950
Description:

Key Web Concepts, a Midlothian-based digital marketing firm, is on the lookout for an energetic, highly motivated and enthusiastically experienced SEO Specialist to join our crew. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in optimizing websites to improve their visibility in the organic search results (SERPs) in Google, Bing, and Yahoo. You will be a part of our team creating search engine growth to help eager small businesses flourish (and, perhaps, help even up the numbers for Wii Sports teams).

Responsibilities:

  • Implement, manage and monitor digital marketing strategies and advertising across multiple platforms leveraging behavior targeting, display advertising, SEO, SEM, retargeting, and supporting digital approaches to drive qualified leads to our clients
  • Provide clients with personalized strategies to cater to the needs of each unique business market and competition level
  • Track keyword rankings and SEO metrics for clients with the leading SEO software tools including Ahrefs, Semrush, BrightEdge, Conductor, SEO Powersuite, or other comparable applications
  • Analyze traffic data for local business websites with Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and Google Business Profile Insights
  • Analyze client performance with dashboard tools like Google Looker Studio, Tableau, and BrightLocal
  • Review content and data for clients with Microsoft Word and Excel or comparable Google applications with Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Write structured data for local business websites. Experience with Google Tag Manager (GTM)
  • Monitor reviews for clients in Google Business Profile, Yelp, and other review platforms
  • Manage client social media profiles on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Regular management and updating of Google Business Profile (GBP), formerly Google My Business (GMB) listings for local businesses
  • Conduct technical SEO audits on websites to search for technical issues which may impact SEO performance using tools like Screaming Frog, Website Auditor (SEO Powersuite) or other comparable tools. Review metrics such as
  • Website Architecture
  • 301 Redirects
  • Proper Canonicalization
  • High-Quality, relevant link-building
  • Robots.txt and sitemap.xml best practices
  • Spam referral filtering
  • Website conversion rate optimization
  • Audit metadata on websites to look for ways to further optimize existing websites
  • Perform QA checks on new websites prior to and after launch with an emphasis on reviewing content and SEO metadata
  • Review client directory listings for accuracy on major websites like Yelp, Foursquare, BBB, etc.
  • Audit backlink profile of clients to look for opportunities for improvements with Ahrefs, Majestic SEO, Moz, or other comparable software applications
  • Set and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for campaigns
  • Conduct SEO research to look for opportunities for ranking for additional queries, and creating new content which will drive more leads to the client’s business
  • Collaborating with internal and external departments such as the content, design, and development teams to review page experience metrics for client websites
  • Employing user experience (UX) and conversion rate optimization methods to turn visitors into active prospects
  • Conduct competitive analyses and develop SEO strategies with paid tools like Ahrefs, SEMRush, Rank Tracker, Nueron Writer or even Neil Patel’s Ubersuggest
  • Optimize copy and landing pages for on-page optimization
  • Modify HTML and CSS elements of clients’ websites
  • Implement simple website updates with WordPress, Drupal, or other leading content management platforms
  • Experience in managing Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and other paid advertising channels is not required, but is a huge plus
  • Experience in video marketing on social media channels including YouTube Shorts, Facebook Live, TikTok, Instagram Reels, LinkedIn Live, and Pinterest video not required, but is a huge plus
  • Keep up with the latest SEO news and trends which may impact client SEO performance

Schedule:  Hybrid

Pay: $52k – $63k depending upon experience

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.