SEO Director for Ecommerce Agency ~ $80k-$100k ~ Remote

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Whitecap SEO

Job Type
Full Time or Contractor
Date Posted
June 23, 2022
5-10 yrs
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About the position

Whitecap SEO is seeking an experienced ecommerce SEO specialist as our next SEO Director. This leadership position offers a unique and exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

What do we mean by the “right” candidate?

● You are a natural-born leader and change agent with a talent for big-picture thinking and solving problems at scale.
● You are passionate about all things SEO, with the ability to create and drive technical and content SEO strategies respective to client needs.
● You have previous agency experience and are ready to rise to a new level of responsibility — one that will allow you to lead with your ideas and help shape the future of the agency.
● You are a skilled communicator who can take the complexities of technical SEO and communicate them effectively to those with less knowledge, including clients and team members.
● You have a thorough understanding of the ecommerce space, and possess both the hard and soft skills necessary to support respected consumer brands in their SEO goals.
● You are deeply invested in the success of your team, and have a knack for shaping the development and growth of junior team members.

This is a full-time position. You will largely control your own hours but we do request that your availability overlaps 4-5 hours with standard Eastern Time work hours.


● Annual compensation of $80,000 – $100,000
● 100% remote
● Flexible schedule
● Small and nimble team comprised of SEO experts
● Work with trusted ecommerce brands such as Ghirardelli

Core responsibilities

● Drive technical and content SEO strategies and communications for direct-to-consumer brands
● Oversee the Initial Discovery Package process for clients and use results to inform the strategy for ongoing SEO consulting work
● Draw up Whitecap SOPs for current work processes, analyze, and optimize for peak agency efficiency
● Coach the SEO team, review work, and synthesize analysis and results in final reporting
● Lead by example by introducing the latest in SEO trends, strategies, and working practices
● Work closely with our clients to ensure smooth delivery of projects
● Define the Whitecap team of tomorrow by helping develop junior SEO team members, supporting account managers in their understanding of SEO, and informing future hiring decisions

Skills you need to succeed

● Proven SEO results drawing up and consulting on strategy for multi-million dollar direct to consumer brands
● Strong understanding of ecommerce performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
● Strong understanding and experience with Google Analytics, including sharing monthly and quarterly reports in a digestible format
● Expert knowledge of ranking factors and search engine algorithms
● Experience leading a team effectively
● Candidates should have experience and be comfortable with client-facing communications

Other PLUS experience

● Agency experience, ecommerce-specific especially
● Shopify, Shopify Plus, Magento, or BigCommerce platform experience
● Development experience
● Agile / Scrum methodology knowledge
● Successful track record of leading a remote team

About Whitecap SEO

Whitecap Digital, LLC (“Whitecap SEO”) is a growing digital marketing agency that focuses on search engine strategy and implementation for targeted organic traffic generation. Our 10-person team is comprised of professional, experienced individuals working remotely to help trusted ecommerce brands with a niche focus on improving organic traffic. Whitecap SEO is a top rated Shopify Expert since 2012.

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How to Apply for this SEO Job

Email your resume to careers{at} with the subject line "Here's why I'm your SEO Director"

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