✅ Are you looking for a people-focused agency that prioritizes your personal and career development equally as much as award-winning client results?
✅ Are you ready to break free from the tyranny of micro-management and be treated like the uniquely skilled, naturally self-driven, and fully capable professional you are?
✅ Does the idea of working with a passionate, eclectic, and equally kind-hearted team to ignite industry-leading SEO results for a diverse group of mid-level and enterprise clients sound intriguing?
…Are you wondering if this string of questions will ever stop?
Cohesive Culture + Good Humor + Combined Skills = Kick-Ass Results
At OuterBox Solutions, what we won’t stop doing is winning as a team for our clients, while at the same time winning for each other as both professionals and individuals. We know our kick-ass SEO wins start with our incredible people, which is why for nearly 20 years we’ve created—and continuously refined—a team-centric work culture that is rooted in trust, respect, accountability, appreciation, fun, and collaboration. Our recent award as a top workplace to work at in 2022 from The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com also backs that claim up.
At OuterBox, we’re here to thrive together—not simply survive. So if you’ve been searching for an agency that energizes, inspires, and directly helps you achieve the best for you, the person, and you, the SEO professional, maybe it’s time to think outside the traditional agency box?
Kindly Bring Your Whole Self To This Role
As an SEO Strategist at OuterBox, you can sidestep the same annoying song and dance, where you’re just an under appreciated cog in an agency’s wheel. You can get ready to rock out to our own riffs and get a whole lotta shine—and opportunities—when you succeed. You can also expect swift support and authentic encouragement when you face challenges. You can look forward to joining forces with an entire team of exceptional humans that are just as competitive about achieving premier client results as they are about having your back as a teammate.
What You Get To Do Every Day:
Ensure SEO fundamentals and best practices are present throughout clients’ sites.
Develop SEO strategies that attract relevant traffic and drive ROI for your clients.
Conduct research and analyses on your clients’ industries, results, and trends to develop sound, data-driven recommendations for site improvements.
Collaborate with a team of SEO Specialists, Content Writers, Developers, and Account Managers to efficiently execute your strategies and campaign goals.
Work in harmony with other marketing departments like the PPC Team to create integrated results for your clients’ campaigns.
Execute SEO tactics on client sites hosted on platforms such as WordPress, Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, HTML via FTP, and more.
Create and effectively present monthly performance reports for clients within a given timeline.
What You Bring To The Role:
6+ years of SEO experience.
4+ year in a client-facing SEO role.
eCommerce SEO Experience.
Comprehensive understanding of SEO best practices.
Organizational, planning, and time management skills.
Strong and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills. Functional writing skills are critical to this role, as is the ability to clearly communicate campaign results to clients.
Being a willing team player: we win together, and if we lose, we learn, regroup, and figure out how to win the next round together.
Being open to new processes, ideas, and adaptation.
In-depth knowledge of various SEO tools (especially Ahrefs & Screaming Frog), to perform keyword research, competitive analyses, and other search marketing activities.
Proficiency with Google Analytics & Search Console.
Proficiency with the Google Workspace—specifically Docs & Sheets.
Functional HTML/CSS knowledge.
Not Needed But Nice-To-Have:
Google Analytics Certification.
Copywriting and/or Content Writing Experience.
Proficiency with Google Tag Manager.
Proficiency with Google Data Studio.
Working Knowledge of Google Ads.
A strong GIF/Meme Game.
By All Means, Start Flexing:
Analyzing Server/Log Files.
Why You’ll love working at OuterBox:
High-character, fun, and Cohesive Work Culture
Competitive base salary
Paid Time Off (PTO) that is genuinely encouraged
Affordable, Low-Deductible Health Insurance Plans (With Majority Of Individual Premium Covered By Company).
Vision, Life, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance Policy (Provided By Company At No Cost)
401k with Company Match
Remote Work Flexibility: You can choose to work fully remote or in a hybrid in-person schedule at our beautiful, snack-filled Akron office.
Flex Time Hours: Be reachable during six total hours of a traditional Eastern Time workday and on time/prepared for your company and client meetings. Beyond that, you can set your own schedule like the full-fledged adult that you are.
Supportive, Transparent, and Accessible Leadership That Welcomes Ideas, Insights & Feedback.
Anti-Burnout, Anti-Micro-Management, and Anti-Cutthroat Policies and Processes.
Professional/Individual Development Stipend