SEO Assistant

The mission of an SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist is to maximize the volume of inbound organic traffic from search engines to a website. This is accomplished through a combination of on-page and off-page techniques, including link-building, social media strategy, viral marketing, metadata sculpting, site speed optimization, content strategy, information architecture, and more.

As a result of the daily changes in the search algorithms of Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other leaders in search, an SEO expert works in a dynamic environment that requires them to continually learn, fine-tune their skills, and experiment to discover how the industry is shifting.


Education Requirements
No college program exists to train an SEO Specialist
Break into the positions through experience, success, research, and trial and error

Essential Skills

  • Proven success in link-building.
  • Experience working with LLMs like GPT and Bing for marketing activities.
  • Experience with Google and Bing’s services, including Analytics and Webmaster Tools
  • Experience with Google’s Keyword Tool
  • The ability to work with back-end SEO elements such as .htaccess, robots.txt, metadata, site speed optimization, and related skills
  • A solid grasp of how blogging, press releases, social media, and related strategies go hand-in-hand with SEO
  • Experience in building inbound organic search traffic and improving SERPs
  • A background in creating reports showing web analytics data and site evaluations
  • An up-to-date, working knowledge of current, past, and projected trends in the SEO industry
  • Familiarity with the best tools in the trade

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data and results, identify trends and insights in order to achieve maximum ROI
  • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation and content marketing
  • Research and implement search engine optimization recommendations
  • Create and execute a link-building strategy
  • Write compelling and high-quality website content, including blog posts and page descriptions to improve website search results

 

Day-to-Day Duties

  • Actively work on link-building outreach.
  • Monitor daily performance metrics with SEO tools such as Google analytics to understand SEO strategy performance
  • Collaborate with others within the marketing department to manage SEO strategyClosely
  • collaborate with web development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly followed throughout website content
  • Change website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords