Senior SEO Strategist
Progressive
 Mayfield Village, OH

Position Description

As a Senior SEO Strategist on Progressive's Acquisition Experience team, you will serve as a vital contributor to the evolution of Progressive's industry-leading, multi-billion dollar e-commerce platform. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate search marketer to support the overarching SEO strategy as part of a team that is relentlessly focused on delivering innovative digital experiences for our customers and prospects.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to solve a variety of SEO challenges through the application of a cross-functional (technical, on-site and off-site) approach to optimization.

Must have qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience designing user experiences
  • In lieu of degree, 4 years of related experience designing user experiences

What we also look for

  • Experience in prior roles related to SEO, demonstrating progressive growth in business results and job responsibilities
  • History of supporting enterprise level SEO campaigns / client accounts; Agency and/or Fortune 500 client experience preferred
  • Knowledge of SEO algorithmic ranking factors (information architecture, backlink analysis, SEO Meta elements, structured data, server-side, etc.)
  • Ability to draw critical analysis from data sources and make insightful recommendations (reporting PowerPoint skills a plus)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Paid, Owned and Earned Media landscape (PPC, Display Media, Affiliates, Social, PR, Native, etc.) and how various integration points impact SEO performance
  • Solid foundation in using data to develop content strategies that improve organic search parity
  • Strong understanding of technical SEO, strategies (Status code review, canonicalization, sitemap generation, site crawling, etc.) and tools, including experience migrating platforms and/or domains
  • Demonstrated understanding of SEO tooling/vendors (e.g., Google Search Console, Google My Business, Moz, SEMRush, BrightEdge, Conductor, ahrefs, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript and Site Markup (rich snippets, schema.org, etc.) with the ability to understand source code easily
  • Deep functional experience with at least one major web analytics platform (e.g. Google Analytics, Coremetrics, SiteCatalyst, Webtrends, etc.)
  • Solid grasp of modern web design principles, including User Experience (UX) and Conversion Optimization (CRO/CXO) best practices
  • Ability to juggle several projects at once, meet deadlines and proactively communicate status updates

Benefits

  • Gainshare bonus up to 24% of your eligible earnings; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%
  • Diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
  • Career development and tuition assistance
  • Onsite gym and healthcare at large locations
  • Wellness programs to help you maintain a better quality of life
  • Medical, dental and vision, including free preventive care