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Now Hiring Experienced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Associate

Pole Position Marketing, a pioneer company in the SEO/SEM industry, is growing! As part of our expansion, we’re looking for highly motivated individuals to work in our Reno, NV office who are passionate about the Internet and helping companies get the most out of their websites and their business. If you want to be part of the hottest market online today, learn some new skills, and have some fun along the way, let us know why you’d be a good fit and send us your resume today!

Primary Tasks:

  • Help write site audit reports based on the research findings
  • Prepare site architecture documents for clients based on knowledge gained through previous research
  • Copyediting of client website content
  • Create web analytic reports measuring the success of all SEM campaigns
  • Communicate with potential and existing clients by phone and email in a timely manner
  • Attending client meetings by phone and in-person
  • Help prepare presentations for events and client meetings
  • Keeping abreast of existing and new trends in the search marketing space
  • Attending search marketing conferences, seminars and networking events as necessary to further the education process and represent the company in a consistent, positive manner
  • Brainstorming with management on new services


  • 2-3 years of work experience in SEO and/or SEM
  • Willingness to have your current knowledge of SEO challenged
  • A good sense of humor (and thick skin!)
  • Very flexible and adaptive to tasks
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency reading and interpreting technical documentation
  • Passionate about web technologies especially search engines
  • Driven, self-directed learner
  • Dedicates personal time to learning
  • Strong project/time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment


  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Superb computer, Internet and research skills
  • A variety of analysis skills
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a big plus
  • Some math skills including basic linear algebra and statistics
  • A strong command of English, grammar and composition
  • Proficiency with PC’s, Windows O/S, MS Office


  • Must be both creative and analytical
  • Must have a high level of integrity
  • Needs to be efficient and organized and able to multitask as necessary
  • Likes to be taught the basics, but then learns by doing and refining
  • Admits and learns from mistakes
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Highly motivated and passionate about success (for themselves, the clients and the company)

Pole Position Marketing has been in the search engine marketing industry since 1998, one of the few remaining “original” SEO companies. Growth has been rapid over the past several years and those growth trends are expected to continue for the next several more.

Send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected], letting us know exactly how you meet the requirements above, your salary history or requirements, and why we should interview and ultimately hire you.

This position offers a competitive salary including health insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. This is an in-house position only. No contract workers, please. This is an in-house position only. No contract workers, please.

[Hat tip to Jill Whalen from which I stole the bulk of this job description from.]

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