Director of SEO

Marketing Glenview, Illinois


Description

This is an in-house position located in Glenview, IL. 

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a SEO Manager.  We are a family-owned company that has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly SEO Manager to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

The SEO Manager will join Abt to own the organic search channel from strategic planning, content management and technical initiatives. You will continue the process of bringing organic search in-house at Abt by working closely with current SEO team members and the IT department. You should bring a fresh perspective on how the SEO technical and content strategy could evolve as an in-house team and what tools are needed to grow. You will be the source of knowledge for all things SEO, proactively sharing ideas and recommendations to the organization.

 

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include:

  • Lead and mentor the SEO team to a clear vision and objectives
  • Partner with sales experts, merchandising, IT, content writers and current SEO team to implement your strategy and manage progress
  • Identify categories/products/brands to optimize based on customer behavior, seasonality, and importance
  • Understand and maintain site content and architecture based on need and search engine algorithm changes
  • Collaborate closely with the Paid Search team and other members of the digital marketing team
  • Analyze the full customer journey and understand attribution reporting
  • Manage, organize, and present KPI reporting across search engines and Abt.com

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in organic search engine marketing (including link building, SEO content strategy, page optimization, etc.) required
  • Bachelors in Marketing, Business, Economics, Finance or related field
  • Strong quantitative skills required to analyze and optimize performance
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Bright Edge, Ahrefs, and other SEO tools
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a data driven team environment
  • Team management and Retail experience required

We offer our team members:

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts