Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist - LoopNet - Irvine, CA

CoStar Group, Orange County - CA

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Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist - LoopNet - Irvine, CA

Job Description

Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialist,

CoStar Group Company Intro:

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading global provider of commercial and residential real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces.  Included in the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100, CoStar Group is on a mission to digitize the world’s real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives. 

We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and online marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers.  We’ve continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors.  We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation.  This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors.  By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide an invaluable edge in real estate. 

LoopNet .com

LoopNet, the most popular place to find a space, is the #1 global commercial real estate marketplace. With more than 12 million global unique monthly visitors, LoopNet provides brokers, buyers and sellers with what they need to meet and make deals.  LoopNet has established itself as the most effective and far-reaching digital marketplace for commercial real estate owners and brokers.   We are not done yet!   We continue to focus on driving expansion by increasing market share in the US and abroad, continuously innovating and enhancing the product and growing a powerhouse global team to reach our goals. 

Learn more about LoopNet. 

Role Description: Costar Group is looking for a creative and detail-oriented Sr. Search Engine Optimization Specialist to join our growing team. This role is to help manage SEO strategies for CoStar Group’s commercial real estate websites, including, the industry’s most trafficked site. As Sr. SEO Specialist, your knowledge will go beyond keyword optimization and meta tags.  You will possess the inventiveness to get black hat results using nothing less than 100% white hat techniques - at all times having the core business objectives as your goal.  You will understand that SEO is a team effort, requires a broad organizational understanding and you will be part of the team that will drive that message.


  • Serve as one of our in-house SEO experts.

  • Draft specifications for SEO related requirements for all new website feature development.

  • Continually audit site and performance for SEO related improvements.

  • Develop and monitor site analytics reports, perform A/B tests and track effect on KPIs.

  • Work closely with product management, developers, marketing and our content team to drive traffic generating initiatives across the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited. not-for-profit University or College.

  • A track record of commitment to prior employers.

  • 5+ years’ experience in Search Engine Optimization roles

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be metrics driven, with the ability to create reports to track and analyze SEO performance.

  • Experience with Google Analytics and SEO tools such SEMRUSH, Conductor, BrightEdge and Ahrefs.

  • Great at keyword research, and discovering new opportunities to drive traffic.

  • Able to keep ahead of the latest search industry trends and algorithm changes, and align current and future projects with those developments.

  • Understand how site architecture affects SEO and possess knowledge of web server log file analysis.

  • Understand the components of Core Web Vitals, their effect on SEO, and how to improve them.

  • Understand and how it impacts SEO.

  • Capable of working with content management systems and drafting basic SEO text.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Some form of product management, project management, software development and/or analytics experience a plus.

  • Experience with log analysis tools such as Botify or DeepCrawl.

  • Background in the real estate industry.

  • SEO experience with large, consumer facing national websites.

What’s in it for you?

When you join CoStar Group, you’ll experience a collaborative and innovative culture working alongside the best and brightest to empower our people and customers to succeed. 


We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program. 

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to): 

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental Prescription Drug 

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance 

  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family 

  • Commuter and parking benefits 

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions 

  • Employee stock purchase plan 

  • Paid time off 

  • Tuition reimbursement 

  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes

  • Access to CoStar Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups 

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks 


We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position. 

This position offers a base salary range of $60,000 - $92,000, based on relevant skills and experience and includes a generous bonus and benefits plan.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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