Group Director, SEO needed at International Marketing Agency ~ Atlanta, Geo

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Dentsu International

Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
April 4, 2022
Experience
5-10 yrs
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Job Description
The purpose of this role is to manage multiple SEO teams that support day-to-day strategy needs on a single account or group of accounts – guiding key business reviews, presentations, selling narratives, strategic POVs and go-to market plans.

  • Work with other leadership to support the department vision and goals
  • Drive improvement on vendor relationships
  • Support innovation that evolves SEO deliverables and methodologies that create best in class SEO deliverables and guidance for clients
  • Ability to lead large teams and support the culture developed by the group.
  • Cultivate SEO talent and groom rising stars
  • Support Sr. level relationships on key brands in SEO portfolios and client service centers of dentsu
  • Build strong relationships with Account Management Leads to sell in our SEO value
  • Very strong analytical mind and ability communicate how SEO data impacts the bottom line for businesses
  • Strong understanding of web content, research methods and the ability to prioritize initiatives for a brand’s visibility
  • Excellent technical knowledge of websites, platforms and tech that major brands use, including Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and other common platforms
  • Overall excellent understand of the web, search engines, and industry to drive thought leadership and guidance to clients
  • Work with both the account management and SEO teams to bring strategies and corresponding ideas to life
  • Be a leader and advocate for SEO strategy within your portfolio and client teams, but also across the larger agency – and even dentsu media as a whole

Qualifications
Qualified candidates will have over 8-years’ experience in the SEO industry, managing large teams, and optimizations for complex websites.

  • 5+ years’ experience at a management or supervisory position
  • Proven success generating positive, effective SEO strategies
  • Proven client relationship and leadership skills
  • Strong business, marketing, and consumer understanding; interest in what moves culture and current trends that impact organic search engine marketing
  • Understanding of all media channels and disciplines with the ability to develop SEO ideas and strategies that are holistic
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to lead and influence others across many disciplines both verbally and in concise presentations
  • Proven ability to work in a very fast-paced team environment as well as with ambiguity as we are building a new communications planning practice
  • Experience with large website migrations and planning to ensure organic search remains stable through major technology transitions.
  • Strong understanding of HTML, Server-Side technology, CSS, JavaScript, and other media technologies
  • Experience integrating SEO into other marketing / advertising channels (paid search).
  • Advanced knowledge of Search Engine’s platforms and third-party tools
  • Advanced web analytics experience
  • Understanding of how to achieve business goals through SEO traffic driving.
  • Well-honed communication skills with senior audiences
  • Exceptional people management skills
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations to solve client challenges
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation

Company Description
We are Dentsu International. We innovate the way brands are built. That means we do things differently so they’re better than before. In this way, we make our clients’ most important marketing assets—their brands—win in a changing world.

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

Dentsu International is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress, and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data, and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.

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