Search Engine Optimization Specialist

(Austin, Texas)
Full Time Entry-Level
Job Posting Details
We help consumers make better choices about credit cards. The credit card is one of the most ubiquitous products in the world. It’s hard to imagine modern life without it. It’s also one of the least understood. And that lack of understanding is potentially threatening to consumers’ economic well-being. is the leading online marketing and publishing organization devoted to helping consumers make informed choices about credit cards.
Organic search is a critical source of traffic and revenue. Maintaining and increasing our SERP rankings and developing other sources of natural traffic is a key objective at As such, we are seeking to hire a SEO Specialist to join our growing team. This is a full-time position based in Austin, Texas near the Arboretum. You will have an enormous impact on the success of our organization in this role! Reporting to the SEO Manager, as our SEO Specialist you will be responsible for promoting our content, via social media and elsewhere, developing quality back-links to pages at our websites and performing basic SEO tasks.
* Cultivate relationships and links from relevant and credible websites to targeted web pages within our website. * Promote content created by the editorial team. * Identify individuals and websites that are both relevant and of high reputation. * Employ multiple link-building strategies including posting thoughtful, well written comments within relevant blogs and promoting content via social media. * Review back-link patterns of competing sites to learn best practices and implement such practices where appropriate. * Work with site to correct malformed links. * Maintain logs of link building activities so as to track their success, or lack thereof. * Link quality is highly valued – all cultivated links must be unpaid, non-rented and non-cloaked.
Ideal Candidate
* This is an entry-level position, but if you’re not familiar with terms like “anchor text” and “page rank” this isn’t the job for you. * Basic knowledge of social media * Basic understanding of method by which search engines rank pages * Basic understanding of credit and credit cards. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential. * Attention to detail critical. A sense of curiosity and humor are also desired. * Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. * Must possess a level of confidence and salesmanship.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Reports to SEO Manager


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