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SEO Strategist

Marketing – Akron, Ohio
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Take Your Career to the Next Level

OuterBox is Growing and in need of GREAT people. If you're an experienced search engine optimization (SEO) professional and want to manage clients and a team of SEO specialists, this is the job for you. In this position you'll be responsible for guiding successful and unique strategies for SEO marketing, managing a team of SEO Specialists, and being a point of contact for clients.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop SEO strategies that drive traffic and ROI for our clients.
  • Conduct research and analysis on clients’ industries and results to develop sound recommendations for improvement.
  • Adapt strategies and plans as needed to attain results.
  • Create monthly reporting for clients (OuterBox actions taken/work performed, keyword rankings, conversions, etc.) and publish to clients within given deadline.
  • Manage a team of SEM Specialists and assign tasks that are in line with your strategy and the campaign's goals.
  • Work collaboratively within the marketing department as well as other OuterBox teams to achieve the clients’ goals within the scope of search engine marketing and advertising.
  • Execute SEO tactics on client sites on a variety of platforms including WordPress, Onveos, Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, HTML via FTP, Shopify, and more.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in SEO REQUIRED.
  • 6+ months' in a client-facing role REQUIRED.
  • Understanding of best practice for SEO.
  • Excellent organizational, communications and interpersonal skills, especially writing skills.
  • Knowledge of various marketing tools to perform keyword research, competitive analysis, and other search marketing activities.
  • Google Analytics Certification a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Google AdWords a plus (but not required as this position is SEO focused).
  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.

Success Factors:

  • Ability to adapt SEO strategies to the unique needs of clients in a variety of industries.
  • Ability to effectively manage a small team of SEM Specialists.
  • Ability to work well as a team and be collaborative.
  • Multitasker with the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, task oriented.
  • Strong time management skills with an attention to detail.
  • Tactical thinker with the ability to see the strategic picture as well..
  • Problem solver.
  • Fast learner and self-motivated.


Life at OuterBox in Akron is great. Watch out, though — working here means there may be an occasional ping pong ball flying by, or you may not want to get up out of our oversized bean bags. We love working in the exciting, award-winning environment we've created — and we want you to join us!

  • Salaried Position
  • Group Health Benefits
  • EyeCare
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401k (with matching)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flex-Time Work Hours
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Free Snacks

We are excited to talk with you and learn more about how your can help the growth of the OuterBox team!

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