This week, on the SEJ Search Marketing Jobs board, three large online brands posted openings in SEO management roles for search marketing and search engine optimization specialists who are looking to move on with a high profile online publishing role; Hotels.com, TechWeb’s InformationWeek.com & Classmates.com.
Here is a run down of the positions :
The Classmates SEO Manager will manage and coordinate the SEO efforts. The successful candidate will be able to drive strategy, offer recommendations, and assist in the deployment of projects, including site and data analysis as required. He or she will track key performance indicators from internal and external monitors to improve site positioning/ranking/indexing and customization.
The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of Web technology, SEO techniques, and online marketing. Additionally, the SEO Manager will be called upon to perform or oversee SEO copywriting and technical writing. The candidate will be required to coordinate SEO activities with external agencies, as needed. Excellent computer, Internet, and SEO skills and techniques are hallmarks of a successful candidate. The SEO Manager must be able to perform each essential duty of the job and accept special projects as assigned.
The TechWeb Online Network is seeking an editorial SEO Manager who can develop and implement SEO best practices to help accelerate the already rapid growth of our network of technology web sites.
- The SEO editorial manager will function as a liaison between the editorial and marketing teams and our software development organization.
- Develop programs to optimize organic SEO positioning for our editorial content, as well as search engine marketing programs on behalf of our marketing organization.
- Work collaboratively with our IT organization on execution of all such programs, while reporting proactively on their performance.
- Act as our group’s in-house expert on Google spiders and search algorithms and will advise editors on SEO publishing best practices, as well as other ways to maximize their sites’ visibility through third-party linking strategies.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience leading a large paid SEM program in a complex category, with a demonstrated track record of driving change, setting strategies and superior execution that have had a material impact on the bottom line. The candidate will also have deep technical experience in driving organic search (SEO) traffic from all major search engines.
Working with internal and external stakeholders to stay abreast of category innovation, and representing the goals and interests of the channel to external partners (e.g. search engines, suppliers) and internal customers (e.g. finance, product groups, other Expedia companies), the Sr. Manager of Search Engine Marketing is the definitive expert within Hotels.com on all matters relating to SEM.
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