Jr. SEO Analyst - Manila, PH

  • Metro Manila, Manila, NCR, Philippines
  • Full-time

Company Description

Balsam Brands is a multi-brand e-Commerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. Based in Silicon Valley, the company operates market-leading website such as www.BalsamHill.com. We strive for excellence in everything we do and have been honored to receive the following awards as a result:

  • Forbes: America’s Best Small Companies (2016)
  • Inc. 5000: America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 – Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

The company’s outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

Balsam International is our Regional Operating Headquarters in the Philippines functioning remotely with a team of hard-working, passionate professionals who contribute significantly to the company’s success.

Job Description

Balsam International is looking for Jr. SEO Analyst who will be responsible in assisting in the planning and implementation of the overall SEO strategy for a small portfolio of sites and provide support for all SEO initiatives. He/She must be a hard-working and trustworthy individual with project management skills, keen attention to detail, strong analytical skills, excellent time management skills, and proactive communication practices.

What you'll be doing:

  • Executes tasks and duties relating to the multiple areas within the SEO function.
  • Run technical audits on websites according to guidelines provided.
  • Identify areas for on-site improvements in site structure, internal linking, and content.
  • Perform keyword research & build lists of targeted key phrases.
  • Proofread copy for keyword optimization per our specs.
  • Apply on-page optimization by uploading new content and filling out page titles, meta descriptions, and image alt tags.
  • Compiling monthly report data and analysis on traffic & ranking performance.

What you bring to the table:

  • Prior experience in SEO and/or online marketing is a major plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Power Point, and Excel), and must be comfortable building and using complex models and formulas.
  • Experience with Google AdWords and Analytics is an advantage.
  • Strong computer literacy and ability to learn different software platforms.
  • Must have an excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize daily work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to learn quickly and work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to accept feedback and willing to receive training.
  • A fun, hard-working, team-oriented, can-do attitude!
  • Needs to have fast, reliable internet connection.
  • Able to accept feedback and willing to receive training.
  • A fun, hard-working, team-oriented, can-do attitude!
  • Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications)
  • Needs to have fast, reliable internet connection with a minimum connection speed of 2MBPs (actual not subscribed)

Nice To Have:

  • Basic understanding/familiarity of HTML
  • Experience with Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics.
  • Have read “The Art of SEO”

Our must-haves:

  • Must live within Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite and Rizal areas only.
  • Must be willing to join in-person meetings.
  • Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:

        Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7 – 64 but or better
  • Processor: Intel Core  i3 or better
  • RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: 500GB or higher

        For Mac users:

  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
  • Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
  • Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB

  • Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
  • Must have a DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile data or broadband stick) with a minimum speed of 2MBPS.
  • Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.

Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.

Status: Full Time.

Location: Our corporate offices are based in Northern California with a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) in the Philippines. The Jr. SEO Analyst is a remote working position in Manila. Team members in the Philippines are ideally located within easy driving distance to Metro Manila for team outings. They have a great working environment at home with at least 2 MBPS internet connection speed. Company executives visit the Philippines regularly so team members attend in-person meetings from time to time.