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SEO Writer

We are seeking an experienced SEO Writer to join our team of talented professionals. As an SEO Writer you will be responsible for writing and editing engaging content optimized for search engine visibility for our client and company websites. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual passionate about digital marketing, content creation, and SEO strategies. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of SEO and exceptional writing skills with the ability to produce compelling content in areas such as lifestyle, health, food, and cooking.

Please submit your portfolio along with your resume

About Us:

Grey Dog Media is a growing, national-award-winning creator and publisher of custom and consumer media. Our products include magazines, catalogs, books, websites, videos, commercials, and collateral. This is a fast-paced, yet relaxed environment with experienced professionals. We offer a friendly, professional workplace, full-benefits, competitive salary, and remarkable opportunities for creative-skills development, and career advancement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write engaging and informative content as well as refresh existing content that effectively conveys our client’s message and aligns with target audience’s interests.

  • Research trends, brainstorm, and look up digital content inspiration ideas to pitch to client.

  • Develop creative and engaging headlines, subheadings, for enhanced click-through rates on search results.

  • Integrate best practices for search engine optimization into your writing to drive visibility and engage readers.

  • Collaborate with the art, editorial, and digital teams to align content with the overall content strategy, business objectives, and proper website structure and formatting.

  • Attend progress meetings to help brainstorm ideas and report on work progress.

  • Monitor and analyze content performance using tools such as Google Analytics to make data-driven decisions for content optimization and prioritization.

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in content marketing, search engine optimization, and education to ensure content remains relevant and engaging.

  • Proofread and edit content to maintain a high level of accuracy, consistency, and readability.

  • Adhere to content guidelines, style guides, and editorial calendars to ensure timely delivery of content.

  • Perform in-depth keyword research to identify relevant and high-ranking search terms. Seamlessly integrating target keywords within the content to maximize search visibility while maintaining flow and readability.

  • Optimize existing content by updating, expanding, and improving its relevance to target keywords.

  • Monitor and analyze website performance metrics, including organic traffic, rankings, and engagement using tools such as Google Analytics.

  • Provide regular reports on keyword performance content optimizations and opportunities for improvement to the leadership team.

  • Work in a collaborative manner to meet client deadlines and efficiently manage workflow.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or similar field (or equivalent professional experience)

  • Experience: Minimum 2 years similar professional experience as an SEO Writer or similar role, preferably in a multimedia, publishing, or digital agency environment.

  • An online writing portfolio demonstrating exemplary writing and content creation skills.

  • Experience writing and optimizing lifestyle, health, food, and cooking content.

  • Solid understanding of SEO principles, practices, and strategies.

  • Proficiency in performing keyword research and analysis using SEO tools to identify valuable target keywords.

  • Knowledge of on-page optimization techniques, including URL structure, headers, meta tags and image optimization.

  • Proficiency in analyzing website performance using SEO tools and platforms.

  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to measure and analyze content performance, derive insights, and make data-driven decisions.

  • Strong attention to detail and able to produce well researched and error free content.

  • Exceptional command over grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

  • Excellent copywriting, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards

  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills; able to balance multiple priorities and demands simultaneously

  • Maintains a positive attitude, even while working under pressure in an environment where job demands are constantly changing

Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa

Position/Type: Full-Time/professional

Benefits: Medical/HSA/401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./Dental/PTO

Compensation: Highly Competitive, based on experience

Job Type
Full Time