Jamie Steidle

Senior SEO Manager

Work Location
Remote US
Desired Salary
$60-85/hour USD
5-10 yrs
Job Type
Full Time or Contractor
Date Posted
April 15, 2024
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I’m Jamie! I’m a seasoned SEO leader and expert with a proven track record in search strategy, content development, and digital media. I expertly mix content and technical SEO expertise to boost rankings and audience engagement. I excel at increasing web visibility and brand presence while collaborating with stakeholders. With years of SEO experience, from digital agencies to news organizations, I have helped drive traffic to both B2C and B2B sites across a wide array of industries.


Career History

VICE Media | New York City, NY/Remote

Senior SEO Manager | Nov. 2023 – Feb. 2024

  • Oversaw a team of SEO specialists, fostering collaborative efforts with editorial teams to strategize for future growth.
  • Collaborated closely with product and engineering to develop effective migration strategies and product initiatives, aimed at enhancing search performance.

VICE Media | New York City, NY/Remote

SEO Manager | Jun. 2021 – Nov. 2023

  • Provided leadership and guidance to an SEO team, working closely with editorial, product, and engineering departments, driving continuous improvement in search rankings, organic traffic, and affiliate marketing success.
  • Played a key role in optimizing Core Web Vitals for VICE, i-D, and Refinery29, leading to a 35% improvement in Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) for desktop versions and an 83% increase in Google Discover traffic.
  • Led technical SEO initiatives, resolving issues, and enhancing user experience, search rankings, and affiliate marketing performance.
  • Monitored website performance and implemented data-driven optimization strategies using SEO tools and analytics to drive traffic growth.
  • Engaged in cutting-edge AI initiatives, focusing on staying updated with AI advancements relevant to search technologies. Conducted comprehensive tests to adapt and enhance strategies for ranking in Google’s Search Generative Experience.

VICE Media | New York City, NY/Remote

Senior Content Strategist | Feb. 2021 – Jun. 2021

  • Developed and executed comprehensive SEO strategies for VICE, Refinery29, i-D, and other affiliate networks, leading to a 250% increase in Vice affiliate traffic by adopting an SEO-first approach.
  • Spearheaded the development and update of SEO-focused content ideas across multiple verticals, resulting in a significant improvement in site performance by upwards of 15% for search traffic.
  • Conducted in-depth keyword research and content strategies, aligning with evolving SEO trends and website performance standards.

Healthyline | New York City, NY/Remote

SEO Copywriter | Nov. 2020 – Feb 2021

  • Drove organic traffic through SEO content strategies, utilizing strategic keyword research and impactful writing.

Valencia College | Orlando, FL

Adjunct English Professor | Aug 2018- Dec 2020

  • Inspired language proficiency and critical thinking, fostering an engaging learning environment as an English adjunct.

Freelance | Orlando, FL/Remote

SEO Content Writer & Marketer | Dec 2011 – Dec 2020

  • Implemented SEO-driven content strategies to drive organic traffic and achieve business goals.

Deluxe Modular | Remote

SEO Specialist | Dec 2011 – Dec 2020

  • Implemented SEO best practices, driving a 25% boost in website traffic, increasing organic rankings for non-brand terms.

Chatter Buzz Media | Orlando, FL

SEO & Content Lead | Oct 2018 – Sep 2019

  • Implemented SEO best practices for 20+ clients, enhancing lead generation and managing internal teams for effective campaign execution and growth of websites and web properties.

South Street & Co. | Orlando, FL

SEO Editorial Creative | Nov 2017 – Sep 2018

  • Developed and implemented comprehensive content strategy, authoring a diverse range of online and SEO-optimized print articles, reviews, and communication briefings for e-magazines, newsletters, and blogs.

Feeding My Kid | Orlando, FL

Assistant SEO Editor & Marketing | Nov 2015 – Dec 2016

  • Developed and executed content strategy while providing editorial assistance by crafting search engine optimized (SEO) articles, posts, ad copy, and newsletters.


What Are You Looking For in Your Next Role?

I’m seeking a leadership role in SEO, specializing in content and technical optimization. My goal is a career with ample growth opportunities. Given my background in news media, I’m especially drawn to news SEO.

In addition, I’m open to freelance or contract work. My past experience as an SEO freelancer honed my skills and gave me the opportunity to work across many unique industries.


Anything Else?

With years of experience in SEO, content strategy, and writing, I am eager to collaborate and provide support for all your SEO needs. You can explore my SEO portfolio, which includes writing samples, content strategy examples, and technical SEO documentation here.

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