SEO Manager

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 06-12-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity Group is seeking an experienced SEO Manager to add to the success of this successful retailer. Our client is a worldwide provider of specialised retail products; having been in business for close to 20 years they are a leader in their industry providing their customers a diverse and large range of global brands and products. Both in store and online they are highly innovative in how their customers interact with their products and aim to provide best customer experience. Highly recognised for their company culture, diversity, progression opportunities and strong corporate social responsibility this is a fantastic opportunity to join their growing team!
About the role
As the SEO Manager you will be managing and improving the organic search performance of multiple websites in multiple global markets and across different languages. You will continuously monitor and proactively improve the website visibility to search engines and manage the performance of Organic Search as a traffic and revenue driver.

In this role you will be a subject matter expert and an internal cross-functional best practices coach that advocates for SEO best practices and stays abreast of changes in the SEO landscape and proactively takes action.

Duties & responsibilities

Working effectively across teams building synergies between many different areas of marketing and IT services you will be:
  • Consulting on and planning in all major projects and is responsible for identifying the SEO implications and consulting on key decisions impacting SEO
  • The optimization of the website to insulate it for search engine updates and potential NSEO attacks
  • Have knowledge in the other channels sending traffic to the website (affiliates, Media, PPC, email) and understand the relationships between channels
  • Constantly monitoring the KPIs of SEO traffic, bounce rates, conversion rates, orders, average order values and revenue and will be able to proactively identify and quantify the potential impact of opportunities and threats

Skills & Experience
  • Know HTML, CMS and HTTP protocols
  • Significant experience in SEO with demonstrable results
  • Have a working knowledge of PHP, Javascript, and an understanding of server side configurations.
  • Be an advanced level SEO technician and strategist with an in-depth knowledge of best practices on-site and off-site as well as changes and implications in the SEO landscape.
  • Strong knowledge of traffic analysis tools such as Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics as well as SEO tools such as position checkers (brightedge, getStat), Crawlers and log analysers (screaming frog, botify, oncrawl etc…
  • Be a teacher who can effectively teach best practices to cross-functional teams and effectively present in front of groups as required
  • Be able to thrive in a large cross-functional organization where it is important to connect and align across many different priorities to create solutions
  • Be able to connect SEO insights to business impacts and effectively create compelling cases to support recommendations
Culture & Benefits:
Work in a company that is award winning when it comes to culture and thrives on providing an engaging and progressive work environment, and that has been highly recognised as being a leader in corporate social responsibility. You will also receive the following benefits from joining the team:
  • Group Retirement Savings and Employee Shareholding programs
  • Extended health, dental and vision benefits
  • 100% MSP coverage
  • Flexible spending account
  • Progressive paid vacation plan
  • Open concept Vancouver office, designed to inspire collaboration and innovation
  • Gym for a nominal cost and free secure bike cages available in our building
  • Underground secure parking
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • Company discount on products
  • A company that celebrates successes and recognizes its team
  • ***This role can work remotely***
We thank everyone who took the time to apply for this position, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
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