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Director SEO
Title:Director SEO
Location:India - Bangalore or Ahmedabad

You’ll spearhead constant innovation and performance for technical SEO, local and content marketing along with cutting edge aspects of entity search, voice & large-scale schema implementations. You’ll influence the direction of our organic team and the business at large by informing strategy while diving in with excitement, curiosity, and technical expertise to execute, tinker, and fix where needed. As a technical expert in search engine optimization, you’ll get to research, innovate, suggest, test, and utilize the latest and greatest approaches and products in the space. You will also have an opportunity to shape some of the cutting-edge products in Milestone Presence Cloud.  


  • 15+ years’ experience managing high-value customers with SEO  

  • Hard core technical SEO expert who understands the search & its evolution 

  • Track record of continually improving and optimizing organic channel performance for a major online service or within an agency environment working with multitude of industries 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with significant focus on storytelling with data  

  • Guide programming/engineering teams for technical SEO & automation opportunities 

  • Strong web analytics skills with working knowledge of Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics or other click-tracking tools 

  • Basic web design and development knowledge (HTML, CSS, XHTML, JavaScript, Python scripts, robots, etc.) – scripting knowledge a big plus! 

  • Solid understanding and experience of working in Omni-channel digital marketing environment including paid, social, and content marketing  

  • Knowledge of local SEO is a big plus 

  • Excellent skills to present to C-level, and top strategic customers 

  • Insatiable curiosity and learning agility 

  • Big plus - Public speaking skills and good network in digital marketing community in India

Job Responsibilities 

  • Create vision & roadmap for entire SEO, local, social & content offerings and keep Milestone ahead of the curve 

  • Ensure positive client health across entire portfolio of Milestone customers 

  • Lead strategic planning with key internal & client stakeholders 

  • Lead outcomes for client renewals, expansion, and advocacy 

  • Show value of Milestone’s products and services that impact business needs 

  • Keep clients informed about product and marketing enhancements within Milestone and advocate for clients’ needs 

  • Oversee client-driven product, marketing enhancements and lead the interface between client and MS cross-functional team members 

  • Establish yourself as a trusted advisor by understanding client needs, industry trends, and translating those into impact-drive solution for clients 

  • Be part of client pitches and win new accounts  

  • OKR alignment – Responsible for aligning company OKRs with department OKRs and individual OKRs for India office. ​ 

  • Innovation -  play significant role in establishing thought leadership and working with the Milestone R/D team and product team to drive innovation and create cutting edge strategies. ​ 

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.  

Top Reasons to work for Milestone:

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

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

GROW: Great place to learn with phenomenal growth opportunity

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

ETHICS: A principled and values-based culture

STIMULATION: Exciting and innovative work environment

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