Sr. Manager of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

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At Extra Space Storage, if it matters to you, it matters to us!

It is a really exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! We got our start in 1977. Today we are a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. But in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. We offer a fast-paced collaborative environment where each of us directly contributes to the company's success. Come join us and find out why Glassdoor recognized Extra Space as one of the top 100 companies to work for in 2018!

Extra Space Storage is currently hiring for a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Sr. Manager for our corporate offices in Salt Lake City, UT.

* Do you consider yourself an SEO visionary?
* Do you have years of successes as an SEO that you think make you stand out from the rest of the SEO crowd?
* Do you have a firm grasp on best practices for optimizing: Local Search, Content, Technical, Social Media On-Page Elements?
* Can you convert data analysis into actionable SEO tasks?

If so, our SEO Director position might be perfect for you.

As our SEO Director you will spend your time creating strategies to improve the online presence of our 1,500 locations. We believe in quality over quantity and will look for an SEO Director that understands a visitor that converts and has high LTV is most important. You must understand how CRO and CX are crucial parts to SEO success.

You will manage an already stellar team of professionals that together constitute most SEO Director's "dream team". You will grow your team and you will inspire them with forward thinking vision. You will grow Extra Space Storage's online presence with integrity and using only best practices.

In this role you will be working closely with other digital marketing teams and with them you will create a holistic approach to new customer acquisition. You must be a team player willing to accept that SEO is sometimes the highest priority and other times customer experience, or web optimization or paid efforts bring more to the business.

You must also be able to clearly explain to a web development team your needs and understand the technical components of SEO. You will also need to have a keen eye for other teams/departments projects that may have an unexpected impact on SEO.

While development duties are not required as a part of this position experience in developing websites, HTML, standard mark-up, etc. would be of huge benefit to the SEO Director.

You must be authentic and collaborative with general excitement to tell the story of your wins and losses to leadership and coworkers. Reporting and accountability is important in this role. Can you own your wins and losses, and are you willing to share both to make your teammates and the organization stronger?

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Create strategy for natural search growth and see strategy through execution
* Integrate SEO into other company and digital marketing initiatives
* Test and measure results for new strategies
* Understand and use basic marketing principals in strategies
* Understand and use technical website principals
* Understand and use industry standard SEO tools
* Interact with and report results to company leaders
* Manage SEO team
* Finding vendors to supplement internal team efforts
* Manage SEO budget and set an annual budget based on SEO vision

Qualifications:

* Degree in Advertising, Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, or related field
* 7+ years in SEO or related position either with an agency or for a single brand

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more:

* Well defined career paths
* Qualify for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits on Day 1
* Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)
* Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short & Long Term Disability
* 401K with company match after 90 days of service
* Holiday pay and paid time off
* Extensive Wellness Program and various Employee Discount Programs
* Personal Health Advocate
* On-site Fitness Center
* Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day and much, much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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