Job Directory SEO Specialist

SEO Specialist
Chicago, IL

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Job Description


Hireology's technology empowers businesses to build great teams. Over the last eight years, we've grown from a startup to a market-leading organization with over 175 team members, and we've created an award-winning culture that makes this company an amazing place to work.

It's with that in mind that Hireology is looking to add an SEO Specialist to create, execute, analyze, and optimize the SEO of thousands of sites. This position, reporting to the VP of Product will be a first of its kind at Hireology and has the opportunity to lay the entire SEO infrastructure of our platform while driving tangible business results to our customers in the form of quality applicants. You will be working directly with our Product and Engineering teams to rapidly implement and measure your strategies.

As our SEO Specialist, you'll be responsible for:

* Defining the SEO strategy to drive increased quality applicant flow for customers through multiple channels
* Building, measuring, and driving the success metrics for career sites and job descriptions hosted by Hireology

* Creating the project plan and executing the tactics to drive site performance for our 6000 customers

* Working cross-functionally across Product, Engineering, and our Sourcing team to best help each team deliver an exceptional product experience

So what kind of person are we looking for in this role? We have a pretty unique culture here at Hireology, and the person who will be successful in this role will be:


  • Results Obsessed: You are passionate about measuring and driving demonstrable results through your efforts

    * Entrepreneurial: As the first person in this role at Hireology you will constantly be on the lookout for new opportunities to add customer value and help drive our product roadmap

    * Expert: You are an authority in the SEO space, bringing your knowledge and passion to Hireology.

    Okay, we've laid out what the job is - now are you qualified? Below are the minimum qualifications we're looking for in an SEO Specialist. Also, we want a chance to get to know who you are and why you applied, so please include a cover letter.

    * 2-4 years experience as an SEO specialist, managing and executing campaigns to increase site performance.

    * Basic understanding of HTML and ability to diagnose issues and provide best practices

    * Fluency in SEO core elements including, but not limited to: Keyword Research, Technical SEO (UX, site architecture, URL structure, XML sitemaps, canonical tags, dynamic/static pages, etc.), On-Page Optimization (Metadata, Headings, Content, Anchor Links, Navigation, etc.)

    * Experience with link building, outreach and proper usage while representing the brand in the best possible light

    * Google Analytics Certified

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