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Senior SEO Content Strategist

  • Date Posted:29 February 2024
  • Agency:Brainlabs
  • Location:New York, NY, USA
  • Workplace:Hybrid
  • Specialism:Analytics / Content Marketing / SEO
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary:$80,000 - $100,000 USD / Year
  • This position has been filled

Brainlabs is a digital media agency – we’re passionate about using data and tech to craft marketing strategies that drive real business results for clients. Our 1000+ Brainlabbers partner with some of the world’s largest advertisers to do just that.

Our mission is simple, we want to become the world’s largest independent media agency, famous for delivering high performance and accelerating the careers of Brainlabbers whilst we’re at it.

Brainlabs has always been a culture-first company. In fact, from the very beginnings of the agency a set of shared principles, philosophies and values was documented in The Brainlabs Handbook, helping us create our unique culture.

As with everything here we always seek to adapt and improve so The Brainlabs Handbook has been fine-tuned to become The Brainlabs Culture Code.

This Culture Code consists of 12 codes that talk to what it means to be a Brainlabber. It’s a joint commitment to continuous development and creating a company that we can all be proud of, where Brainlabbers can turn up to do great work, make great friends and win together.

Classification: Full-time
Team: Client Delivery
Reporting to: Associate Director, Content Strategy
Estimated Start: March 2024
Location: [Hybrid] Grand Central Tower, 2, 140 E 45th St, New York, NY 10017
Work Authorization: This role is open to US or Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents and non-citizens allowed to work for any US or Canadian employer. We are unable to sponsor any work authorizations for this role.

What’s the role

We’re in search of a Senior Content Strategist who possesses a deep understanding of search engine optimization, content planning, and backlink strategy. If you’re a strategic thinker, with expertise in enhancing online authority through backlinks, optimizing website content, and leading content creation teams, we want you on board.

So, tell me about the company

Brainlabs is culture-first. You’ve probably heard other companies describe themselves as people, clients, or profit first – but we see people, clients and profit as the building blocks of our ecosystem. Culture powers all three and we know that when the ecosystem is balanced, we all win! That’s why the culture we cultivate is a culture of winning together.

To learn more about what it’s like to be a Brainlabber, check out our culture code.

What you do

  • Exceptional content strategy and marketing skills
  • Superb ability to manage content creation, including editing, with a portfolio of relevant work
  • Demonstrated applied knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Proven organizational, project, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbally, with the ability to provide actionable insights for all levels of an organization
  • Possess keen critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Proven skills with Microsoft Office and/or Google Business Apps, especially Excel or Google Sheets
  • Demonstrate alignment to our company values

Who you are

  • Minimum of 3-years content marketing experience strategizing and managing the creation of a variety of content, including articles, blog posts, whitepapers, and more
  • Minimum of 3-years agency experience in a client-facing role
  • Minimum of 3-years experience working with retail clients
  • Proven experience developing and executing exceptional content strategies that deliver measurable results
  • Demonstrated success managing high volume content production, including project management, communication, and proactive account performance troubleshooting
  • Experience managing content writers, providing editorial support, and aligning content to brands’ content preferences
  • Experience managing a large-scale content operation, navigating complex organizational hierarchies, and aligning stakeholders to achieve content goals
  • Previous experience with industry standard SEO and content tools such as: Ahrefs, SEMRush, and BrightEdge

How you succeed

In addition to the below, you will be evaluated based on how you live our Culture Code! See our Culture Code on the next page.

Key metrics of success for this role include:

  • You will be evaluated based on your work in content strategy, idea-sharing, and client satisfaction!
  • You’ll be able to ask for anytime feedback and will receive coaching from your people leader in monthly 1:1s to help you calibrate and grow your career better and faster here than anywhere else.

What happens next

We know searching for a job is tough and that you want to find the best career and employer for you. We also want to ensure that this position is the best fit for both you and us. Therefore, you will participate in a comprehensive interview process that includes skills interviews with our team. The goal of this process is to allow you to get to know us as we learn more about you.

In line with our adaptive working policy and our standard way of working in North America we do not restrict our hiring to a fixed office location therefore we hire candidates across different states in the US and indeed in other countries such as Canada. We also receive applications from, and hire, candidates with varying levels of experience for example those who have a few years experience in a role to those who are looking to make a step up. The salary levels on our job postings are set so as to account for these variable factors with decisions on the salary to be offered only made once we know the experience and location of our new hire.

Brainlabs actively seeks and encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and identities.

Thank you for your interest in Brainlabs! We look forward to getting to know you!

Current position range
$80,000 – $100,000 USD