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SEO Manager

Company: Silverback Strategies
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Silverback Strategies is a performance marketing agency on a mission to build the best agency culture. Our goal is to enable specialists to do what they do best so that our clients win every time. Silverback has won best places to work awards from Ad Age, Inc Magazine, The Washingtonian and The Washington Business Journal.
We're focused on growth - for our clients, company and staff. We've made the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the country each year since 2014. Our success is based on our people, a growing collection of A-plus performers who thrive in our environment.
Today, we're ready to add another SEO Manager to our team.
Our new SEO Manager will serve as a subject matter expert in all things related to SEO within your assigned team. You will support channel strategy and innovation by serving as a true organic expert, supporting a portfolio of SEO client strategies, enhancing great relationships, managing timelines and deliverables, and growing performance. The SEO Manager will work closely with the Sr. SEO Manager and other team members to enhance our clients' overall digital programs through SEO initiatives and complementary strategies with other services.
Here's what we expect from our SEO Manager, with responsibilities broken down into three categories.
What You'll Do - Channel Expertise & Innovation

  • Responsible for supporting the Sr. SEO Manager in the strategy development, innovation and performance of multiple client SEO strategies and building long lasting client relationships
  • Works directly with the Sr. SEO Manager to plan, implement and audit organic campaigns & SEO strategies that align with client KPIs and marketing goals
  • Supports the identification of upsell opportunities for clients on team not currently engaged for SEO services
  • Plays supporting role in developing SEO channel strategy for clients, aligned with organizational and marketing goals and KPIs
  • Responsible for strategizing regular and ad hoc SEO deliverables to achieve clients' marketing goals, following SEO best practices
  • Responsible for executing or delegating execution of client tasks according to tactical roadmaps developed in tandem with Sr. SEO Manager
  • Regularly creates, analyzes and presents insightful and actionable SEO performance reports for clients website(s)
    What You'll Do - Strategic Client Relationship
    • Communicates SEO strategy and execution details and serve as client point of contact for SEO-related questions and strategy
    • Work with Sr. SEO Manager to accurately communicate project timelines, managing client expectations and adhering to established internal workflows
    • Understand the client's industry, audience and goals and stay on top of industry changes, trends & best practices and search engine updates
    • Play an active role in retaining clients and aiding in client satisfaction through proactive communication, collaboration, problem-solving and issue resolution
      What You'll Do - Team Collaboration & Workflow
      • Collaborates with the Sr. SEO Manager and other team members on cross-channel marketing strategy for clients; collaborate with analytics, content, design and dev team members
      • Leverage internal project management tool to create and assign tasks, ensuring a smooth workflow among SEO team members on team
      • Join in creative brainstorming sessions and collaborate with the Sr. SEO Manager, other members of the team and SEO Product Lead in the continued development of SEO best practices.
      • Mentor and effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities to junior members of the team
        What We're Looking For
        • 2+ years of professional experience in digital marketing or any related field
        • Agency experience is a huge plus!
        • Experience with SEO migrations
        • Experience with Google Search Console
        • Experience with SEO Tools & Platforms such as Majestic SEO, SEMRush, Moz, BrightEdge, Conductor, etc.
        • Experience with analytics suites such as Google Analytics or Core Metrics
        • Basic HTML and CSS competency
        • Advanced skill with Excel
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
        • Eagerness to deliver under tight deadlines
        • Genuine curiosity that will guide the research to inform your technical work
        • Outstanding time management and organization skills
        • The ability to work solo and with a team as needed
        • The ability to accept constructive criticism in a professional manner and to learn from edits
        • Comfort with constant personal and professional growth
          • Unlimited PTO
          • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, etc plans
          • Peloton digital membership
          • Weekly guided meditation
          • Monthly Team Events
          • Paid Parental Leave
          • 401(k) with Employer Match
            • We're a remote friendly team. Whether you work remotely or out of our office (re-opening 2021 due to COVID-19), you'll be part of a remote work culture that emphasizes online communication (Slack, Zoom).
            • We at Silverback pride ourselves on being an extremely tight-knit team. We boast an unparalleled culture of collaboration, empathy, and a truly "work hard, play hard" mentality.
            • We are consistently recognized as a Top Workplace on Glassdoor, and were most recently awarded a prestigious 150 Top Workplaces of 2021 designation by the Washington Post. Apply today & discover for yourself what makes Silverback Strategies such a special place to work. We can't wait to hear from you!

              Silverback Strategies is an equal opportunity employer. If you believe you meet the qualifications for the position, then we invite you to apply. We celebrate the free flow of conversation, ideas and opinions at Silverback, but actions such as bullying, discrimination, harassment or retaliation of any kind are strictly prohibited in our workplace. We are committed to providing a safe, open and accommodating environment that allows all of our team members to thrive. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, color, disability, family, genetic information, origin, race, religion, sex. For more information, we invite you to visit

Keywords: Silverback Strategies, Chicago , SEO Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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