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Strategic Manager Local SEO Solutions
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Title:Strategic Manager Local SEO Solutions
ID:877
Department:SEO/Omni-channel
Location:United States
Description

Job Title: Strategic Manager, Local SEO Solutions  

Location: U.S., Remote Okay 

Job Description 

  1. Are you looking to work in an innovative, fast paced environment?  

  1. Do you want to work in a creative and tech-driven atmosphere where you see your ideas shaping into tangible products & services that help businesses improve efficiency and returns?  

  1. You have strong interpersonal skills, customer-centric mindset, thrive working in a dynamic environment, and can balance critical strategic and tactical thinking? 

  1. Do you have exceptional follow-through and love solving customer problems?  

  1. Do you love Local SEO and want to work with a team dedicated to having the most advanced, SEO-first local product on the market?  

  1. Are you a Local SEO thought leader with a passion for developing Local SEO platform solutions? 

 

 If your answer is yes, then you are the right candidate for Milestone. 


What are we looking for? 

Milestone is looking for a highly experienced, engineering-minded, and results-driven individual to further our award-winning Local SEO solutions. This is a technical, thought-leadership role, as you will work closely with multiple cross-functional partners within Product, Engineering, Design, Technical SEO, Content Marketing, Paid Search, Schema /FAQ team, and Analytics to develop and deploy most cutting-edge Local SEO strategies and further the Milestone Local product. The Strategic Manager, Local SEO Solutions will have not only client-facing experience, but experience working on local solutions at the platform and product level as well. This position is open to remote candidates, U.S. only.  


Traits 

  • Growth mindset 

  • Technical and engineering mindset  

  • Entrepreneurial spirit  

  • Customer obsessed (both internal and external)  

  • Intense curiosity about the Local SEO industry, market, and competitors 

  • Ability to work quickly and thoroughly.  

  • Good judgment and business sense 

  • Strong bias for action and ample professional urgency  

 

Core Responsibilities 

  1. Work alongside Sr. Manager, Local SEO Solutions to help drive and define Local SEO Roadmap, partnerships, and thought leadership both internally and externally.  

  1. Work with strategic accounts to create robust Local SEO strategies and solve complex custom problems and work with Local SEO team to implement strategies.  

  1. Work with product, engineering, and local team to cultivate and manage data partnerships.  

  1. Work alongside Sr. Manager, Local SEO solutions to drive new strategies, testing, and product development for all things Local, such as listings, local landing pages, partnerships, and more. 

 

What you need to succeed:  

  • 6+ years’ Local SEO experience   

  • Ownership of and experience with Local SEO strategy for enterprise clients, agency-side 

  • Experience crafting enterprise local solutions at the client and platform level  

  • Thorough understanding Local SEO best practices, ranking factors, and industry trends  

  • Self-starter with the ability to find answers collaborate, and forge new solutions  

  • Familiarity with GMB API utilization, and in-depth understanding of GMB, Yelp, Apple Maps, and core local channels 

  • Solid understanding of positioning Local SEO to clients, explaining complex SEO concepts, and excellent customer-facing communication abilities  

  • Ability to articulate Local SEO concepts internally (product team, account managers, etc.) and externally (clients, data partners, etc.)  

  • Extensive knowledge of the local search industry, best practices, search engine algorithms  

  • Proven track record working on a customer-focused SEO team  


Top Reasons to work for Milestone  

  1. SPEED: We have the fastest and only SEO-first CMS on the market 

  1. UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITY 1: We are the most successful advanced schema provider in the market with over 10,000 projects and more schema case studies than the rest of the industry combined.  

  1. UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITY 2: We have done more than 4300 AMP projects. Milestone Research has proven how AMP positively impacts search results. Yet, only 4% of sites are using AMP. 

  1. VOICE: A seat at the executive table and a significant remit of responsibility 

  1. COMPANY POSITION: Joining a company that is poised to capitalize on the accelerating digital transformation 

  1. GROW: Great place to learn with phenomenal growth opportunity  

  1. IMPACT: Create an impact through the thought leadership you bring to the team  

  1. ETHICS: A principled and values-based culture  

  1. STIMULATION: Exciting and innovative work environment  

 

About Milestone  

For over 25 years, Milestone has been a leading provider of digital marketing software and services for location-based businesses. Milestone helps businesses create, organize, and amplify their digital information by enhancing their digital presence to make information more accurate, consistent, and visible. We do this with an omnichannel digital presence platform and add to it as much or as little design and service as businesses need to help them engage everywhere their customers are. Over 2,000 companies in Hospitality, Retail, Financial Services and Automotive industries rely on Milestone to power their digital marketing strategies.  

  

Milestone has garnered over 500 awards, has been short listed 3 consecutive years for the US Search awards and won Search Engine Land's prestigious "Best overall SEO-SEM campaign" in 2018, “Best use of search” in 2019. Milestone has gained a reputation for blending outstanding digital marketing expertise with advanced technological capabilities and is one of Silicon Valley Business Journal's fastest growing companies and an Inc. 5,000 company.   

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