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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


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 LoopNet.com, 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • 2+ 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 schema.org and how it impacts SEO.
  • Capable of working with content management systems and drafting basic SEO text.

PREFERRED SKILLS & 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.

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both 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
  • 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)
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

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

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both 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
  • 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)
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar 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.

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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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