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SEO Strategist

Fulton Market Chicago and Highland Park, Illinois

Scholarships.com depends upon a solid team of thinker and doers, ranging substantially in experience and background, but all working and focused on the same cause. This varied and dynamic position includes outreach to high school counselors and college admissions offices, management of multiple social media and content/SEO strategy and many other tasks. Prospective clients will range from professional acquaintances to LinkedIn intros and trade show coopetition. You will join the ranks, learn our sites and services inside and out and become part of the solution to myriad challenges within a brief but comprehensive training period. A very critical one, your role will also include social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), Pay Per Click, SEO and SEM among many other acronyms.

You Are/Have

  • Punctual, reliable, goal and results driven and oriented
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript and/or related experience
  • Experienced SEO/SEM/Google Webtools/Analytics w/ minimum 2 years’ experience in online marketing
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies & software
  • Ability to multitask & work on several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create unique sales/marketing strategies, analyze their effectiveness and adjust accordingly
  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience with Mailchimp, Constant Contact, ExactTarget
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or other CRM Software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint, Outlook, PDF creation and management
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver

You Will

  • Collaborate with other creative people, working independently and on team projects as well
  • Research and implement new user acquisition strategies via our reporting tools, both in-house and third-party.
  • Monitor and manage site traffic, both passive and interactive, producing analytic reports and budgetary reporting.
  • Strategize and organize multiple performance marketing efforts and generate reports.

What You Can Expect from Us

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO Health insurance, low copay
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • 15 days Paid Time Off, including vacation, sick/personal days plus 7 days off for holidays
  • Casual dress code
  • Fully stocked break room with snacks, coffee, tea, etc.
  • Easy commute: Highland Park office short walk to Metra / West Loop office, WeWork Fulton, short walk to Green Line/Pink Line
  • Your office computer, your choice; PC or Mac
  • Open office environment

Please Note:

Submit your resume including a cover letter explaining how you measure up to the position we described that also conveys your personality. Cover letters are very important to us.

We appreciate all interest but we can only contact those applicants with whom we wish to proceed further.

To apply or request more information, please email .

Last Reviewed: January 2018