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SEO Senior Specialist

Division:
Consumer
Location:
Czech republic - Prague
Career Level:
Experienced (Manager/ Supervisor of Staff)
Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Category:
Marketing/ PR
Job type:
Full-time

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Job Description:

AVAST Software (www.avast.com), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects over 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications. In business for over 25 years, AVAST is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for business – offered in about 40 languages. 
Based in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in the U.S., Germany, and Asia, AVAST Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different nations. 

For our team in Prague we are currently looking for:

 

Senior SEO Specialist
We are searching for an experienced and talented SEO specialist to drive the Search Engine Optimization program for two major global technology brands and multiple international websites. 


Reasons for joining Avast:
•    You’ll be part of a team, all aiming for the same thing
•    We’ve got some of the finest brains in this industry, so you’ll learn from and be able to share ideas with the best
•    We’re fast, flexible and innovative – we don’t accept the status quo
•    We’ve got big ideas – just think how many people and businesses have mobiles, PCs, Macs and tablets – they all need taking care of
•    What you do will affect the lives of millions of people around the globe
•    We’re a nice bunch, who don’t take ourselves too seriously
•    We always strive to have open, honest communication
•    And to top it off, we care – about our customers and our employees

 

What you will do:
•    Grow and improve the performance of our natural search traffic 
•    Content Marketing: find new content opportunities that drive traffic, optimize content pieces for maximum visibility and help develop our content hubs and blogs
•    Technical SEO: continually improve the technical health of our web properties and advise on major site changes to enhance organic search performance 
•    Boost international SEO performance: ensure correct geo-targeting, perform multilingual keywords research and work with local teams to improve performance in key markets
•    Work closely with designers, copywriters, content managers, IT and external agencies to create new web pages 
•    Develop link-building and outreach tactics; execute with PR and Social Media teams
•    Monitor and analyze organic traffic, rankings and website performance metrics; respond rapidly to issues and opportunities; report regularly to Management and other stakeholders
•    Ensure we capitalize on important changes in search (semantic search, machine learning, voice/cross-device search, etc) 
•    Evangelize SEO throughout the organization and build SEO into cross-departmental processes


Our requirements:
•    3+ years of international SEO experience
•    Strong tactical skills and acute strategic instincts
•    Proven track record of managing SEO projects from inception to completion
•    Ability to drive clear, thoughtful and comprehensive analyses of SEO performance
•    Strong analytic skills (experience with Google Analytics or SiteCatalyst preferred) and the ability to identify actionable insights from large datasets
•    Comfort with Microsoft Excel, content management systems, html and important web technologies
•    Deep understanding of how Design, User Experience and Social Media impact SEO
•    Exceptional verbal and written communication in English (European languages a big plus)
•    Positive, can-do attitude with a flexible approach to work
•    Detail-oriented, organized, results-driven and able to work independently with only directional supervision
•    Legal permission to work in Czech Republic (Prague)

 

We offer: 
•    The chance to join a major global tech company
•    Many opportunities for professional growth
•    A friendly and truly international work environment 
•    Great benefits: food and drink provided all day by the company, game room, music studio, fitness center, golf simulator and much more

 

If you’d like to know more, please apply. We look forward to hearing from you.