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Director, SEO.

San Diego, CA or Denver, CO

We are a global digital agency comprised of strategists, creatives, media experts, data scientists, and engineers driven by one common purpose — accelerate business growth through marketing and digital transformation. Named a top 3% Google Premier Partner and recognized by Inc. 5000 and Adweek’s 75 Fastest Growing Companies, we’re constantly looking for “A” players to join our team.

The rapid growth is attributed to our strongest asset — our people. Our teams are highly collaborative and work closely with each client to set clear goals and objectives so that we can deliver exceptional results. Mindgruve is a place where every opinion is valued. Not only will you be empowered to contribute ideas, but you will also play a key role in the execution and driving success for brands across a variety of industries. Sound fun? Perfect — you’ll fit right in.

MindgruveMacarta is seeking an experienced and strategic Director, SEO to lead our search engine optimization efforts and drive our digital presence to new heights. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of SEO best practices, technical expertise, and experience in creating data-driven strategies that align with our clients’ business objectives. As an SEO Director, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing SEO strategy, working closely with cross-functional teams to maximize organic search performance, and optimizing client websites for search engine visibility and user experience.

What You'll Do Here:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive SEO strategies that align with business objectives and drive organic growth.
  • Analyze and monitor SEO performance, identifying trends, and developing data-driven insights to guide decision-making and strategy adjustments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including content, design, and development, to ensure SEO best practices are integrated throughout the organization.
  • Team development & management experience
  • Conduct keyword research, competitor analysis, and content gap analysis to identify opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • Oversee technical SEO initiatives, including site structure, internal linking, and on-page optimization, to improve crawlability, indexation, and overall site performance.
  • Collaborate with the content team to create high-quality, SEO-friendly content that attracts and engages target audiences.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive backlink strategy to improve domain authority, increase referral traffic, and drive organic search visibility.
  • Monitor and analyze website analytics, including traffic, user behavior, and conversion rates, to identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and changes in search engine algorithms to ensure the organization's SEO strategy remains current and effective.
  • Provide regular reports and presentations on SEO performance, insights, and recommendations to senior leadership and other stakeholders.
  • Create and develop estimates for clients projected SEO performance based on recommendations

We Need a Person With:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in SEO, with a proven track record of driving organic growth and increasing search engine visibility.
  • Strong technical SEO skills, including expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and web analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, Google Search Console, etc.).
  • Deep understanding of search engine algorithms, ranking factors, and industry best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze large data sets and derive actionable insights.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to clearly articulate complex ideas to diverse audiences.
  • Experience managing and mentoring a growing team of SEO specialists to ensure client deliverables are completed within the scope of the project
  • Experience with SEO tools such as BrightEdge, Conductor, SEMRush, Ahrefs, Moz, or similar platforms.
  • Familiarity with content management systems (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, etc.) and website development best practices.
  • Personal and professional integrity

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Additionally, for eligible full-time employees, we offer a competitive benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance; a flexible spending account; voluntary life and accident plans; and a 401(k) retirement plan with matching. Our headquarters is based in San Diego, California, with an additional office in Denver, Colorado. We're seeking local candidates (or those open to relocation) who are able to work collaboratively with us in one of our office's; however, based on business needs and unique job functions, some roles may be eligible for remote work. (Bonus points if you’re bilingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese.)

MindgruveMacarta is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

IMPORTANT FRAUD ANNOUNCEMENT: All job openings originate through the MindgruveMacarta Careers Page at www.mindgruve.com. All communications with MindgruveMacarta HR and hiring managers will be associated with the domain “mindgruve.com". Any other links or emails from anyone claiming to be an employee of Mindgruve.us and/or use “Discord” for communications are fraudulent. Please remember that we will never ask a candidate to submit payment for applying, recruitment, training, or new equipment at any part of the interview process.



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