SEO Analyst

| Santa Monica

A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for a SEO Analyst grows with us.

Leaf Group is a diversified Internet company that builds platforms to enable communities of creators to reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of art, design and technology. We want people with an intense curiosity, a commitment to high quality service, who embrace the fun of the journey. Come help us disrupt and transform the digital media and art world!

We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We encourage all of our employees to learn and grow personally and professionally so they can assume greater responsibilities and advance their careers within the department or within one of our operating businesses. Check us out here: https://www.leafgroup.com/brands/

You’ll Report To: Sr. Director, Acquisition Marketing & SEO

A typical day as an SEO Analyst might include:

  • Understand user experiences that help people.
  • Analyze traffic, Organic traffic (and All Traffic Channels in general).
  • Optimizing sites for search engines: mobile search, video search, image search, international search and more.
  • Staying on top of current search engine news, trends, SEO practices, and emerging items of interest.
  • Developing and executing on advanced inbound linking strategies.
  • Ongoing keyword research, analysis, recommendations and execution.
  • Monitoring competitor sites and the general marketplace and ensuring that Leaf Group sites maintain competitive advantages in SEO.
  • Conducting ongoing SEO assessments of and implementing SEO best practices for assigned sites.
  • Reporting on the SEO of assigned properties including regular incremental reports plus analysis of specific SEO or product changes, enhancements or initiatives.

You will be successful if you are confident in your analytical skills, understand how SEO works, and go beyond the confines of a typical SEO ethos.

What You Have:

  • Understand data and data points, and various analytical tools.
  • Understand User Experience and its critical importance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Understanding of the search engine industry and industry standards.
  • Proven ability to optimize for organic search on the major search engines.
  • Familiarity with programming languages including HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with social media, community websites, and social networking on the web.
  • Sound understanding of user experience for the web.
  • Desire to learn daily.
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
  • We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
  • We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. A pleasant and supportive demeanor goes a long way.

What We Have:

  • Winner of Comparably's 2018 Best Company Los Angeles Award and 2017 Best Company for Diversity Award
  • Winner of Built In LA's 2018 Top Companies to Work for
  • Well+Good is the 2018 winner of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company Award
  • MyPlate is the 2018 winner of the Webby Award for Best Design
  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages (i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K)
  • Cool office environment and culture
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Paid-to-play vacation rewards
  • Discretionary unlimited vacation time
  • Employee discounts for Saatchi Art, Society6, and Deny Designs

Leaf Group, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal, or local law. It is the intent of the Company to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment.

Agency Disclosure:
If the Leaf Group Talent Acquisition department, or any current company employee, receives an unsolicited resume from a third party recruiting agency and Leaf Group does not have a signed Agency Agreement active, Leaf Group will not be deemed liable to pay a placement fee. The unsolicited resume will be considered a gift and can be considered for our recruitment efforts.

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Location

1655 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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