Junior SEO Specialist at G2 | Powderkeg

About G2 - The Company

G2 is where you go for software. When you join us, you join the global team behind the largest and most trusted software marketplace. Every month, 5.5 million people come to G2 to inform smarter software decisions based on honest peer reviews. Authenticity is our focus, and every day we help thousands of companies, and hundreds of employees, propel their potential. Ready for meaningful work that starts and ends with compassion and heart? You’ve come to the right place.

G2 is going through exciting growth! We’ve recently secured our Series D funding of $157 million, which will further allow us to grow and develop our product and people. Read about it here!

**About G2 - Our People **

G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We have big goals, and are grounded in our PEAK values—high performance and entrepreneurship, while also being authentic and kind. Employees are led by conscious leaders who are connected by shared commitments and 7 core leadership principles. We celebrate each other's successes, forgive mistakes, and support one another during challenging times. Together, we will grow and reach the top, while staying true to our values, ethics, and people.

As we foster our high-performance and entrepreneurial culture, we strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. At the heart of our community and culture are our people. Our global G2 team comes from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and that’s what makes our G2 community strong and vibrant. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves to work, and we do this through our company and team events, our G2 Gives charitable initiatives, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

We support our employees by offering generous benefits, such as flexible work, ample parental leave, and unlimited PTO. Click here to learn more about our benefits.

G2 is excited to offer a remote work environment for our employees, unless otherwise stated in the job description. If you are interested and eligible to partake in a hybrid office plan, please ask your recruiter for more information.

About The Role

As part of G2’s SEO team, your goal is to contribute to projects that will help grow traffic, conversions, and revenue on our marketplace and other sites. You will work under the support of SEO Specialists and Managers to cover a broad range of SEO skills, from keyword research to technical optimization. This role requires a good technical understanding of the way search engines crawl, index, render, and rank websites. You should also bring good project management and communication skills to be successful.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, learn how to navigate a high traffic website with a large page inventory, and be part of a collaborative team including technical SEOs, link builders, and content markers.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Complete weekly reporting updates, monthly keyword tracking and other established processes for the SEO team
  • Support the SEO team in developing and executing big bets for our website
  • Assist with keyword strategy and content optimization on G2 blog content

Minimum Qualifications:

We realize applying for jobs can feel daunting at times. Even if you don’t check all the boxes in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

  • 1-3 years of experience in SEO with a proven track record
  • Very strong qualities in clear written and verbal communication
  • SEO data analysis in Excel and similar programs
  • Keyword research and mapping
  • Competitive SEO analysis
  • Technical SEO audits
  • Understand the use and implementation of schema markup
  • Experience with Google Sheets (Excel), Google Slides (PPT), Traffic Data Analysis, On-Page Optimization

**Preferred Experience : **

  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to pull data based on requirements from a broad range of traffic analytics tools
  • General understanding of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience in the optimization of Internal linking, content, and site speed
  • Experience with SEMRush (AHREFs, Moz), Google Analytics, Screaming Frog (OnCrawl)

Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

At G2, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where people of every background can thrive and feel welcome. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or marital, veteran, or physical or mental disability status.

Learn more about our commitments here Commitments

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Junior SEO Specialist
  • Company
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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