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Manager, SEO

Company: Rise Interactive
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Rise Interactive (, a rapidly growing full service interactive advertising agency, is looking to hire a Manager, SEO in our Chicago office. We are looking for a self-directed, detail-oriented individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial culture as we grow our quickly expanding client base. Summary And Scope The SEO Manager will be responsible for managing either one or two large accounts composed of multiple business units and stakeholders and/or numerous smaller accounts covering a diverse set of clients and goals. As part of this role, the Manager will represent the final owner for all SEO channel strategy and client performance within their respective portfolios. They will also usually manage a team, but this will vary depending on client needs. While the manager would be focused on SEO, they would also likely oversee different types of channels, such as PPC or Social. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of SEO tactical channel experience, possess a strong understanding of channel strategy and goals, as well as have superior skills managing client risk and human capital. They will be held fully accountable working through their teams to effectively drive organic strategy through the Account Management teams, manage any client/team risk, and hit all respective client goals across their portfolios. Responsibilities Working through their teams to set client strategy while empowering direct reports to deliver on client business goals Training new direct reports basic and advanced SEO (on-site SEO, keyword research, technical SEO, and more) Employing a mix of channel innovation, process improvement, and/or tactical management in order to mitigate any internal/external risks to their respective teams Understanding their respective portfolios and client stakeholders to push strategic account growth initiatives Working with the Account Team and directly with clients in order to understand and drive toward goals, such as increasing organic traffic and conversions Learning other digital marketing channels if needed Required Skills 5 years of SEO experience, additional PPC experience is a plus Advanced level understanding of SEO tactics including keyword strategy, on-site SEO, internal and external link analysis, technical SEO, and Local SEO Experience with Screaming Frog, Oncrawl (or other technical tools), Google Search Console, Google Analytics, ranking platforms, and more SEO tools Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Demonstrated experience managing SEO strategy for a large dedicated client and/or 5 partially dedicated accounts while being held to strict client goals Demonstrated experience developing, managing, and scaling a team Significant experience with Excel Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills Significant experience building pitch decks and pitching current, as well as potential up-sell and new business opportunities Significant experience with Excel and building roll-up reporting on team KPIs Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills

Keywords: Rise Interactive, Chicago , Manager, SEO, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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