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Director of SEO (Talent)

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About Us:

Our mission is to bring world-changing teams together.

Today, AngelList Talent is the world’s largest network of startup talent. Over 100,000 startups of all sizes—from Flexport, to Figma, to Facebook—have used AngelList Talent to build their teams. In 2018, over two million candidates—from CTOs to interns—used our tools to apply for jobs, while millions more used them to research their next move. 

AngelList Talent operates independently alongside AngelList Venture and Product Hunt. Each company within the AngelList family is focused on addressing a challenge to startup success: building the right team, connecting with the right investors, or launching your next product.

Behind the scenes, AngelList Talent is supported by the best Marketing, Sales and Operations teams around. We work with a tight knit group of engineers, designers, and PMs. Together, we're building a new generation of tools to help individuals discover startups they believe in and to support those startups through every step of building their teams.

At AngelList Talent, we look for Marketing talent from every background, discipline, and geography. Diversity in skills and life experience makes our team stronger and gives us the tools to understand our diverse user base

 Job Description:

We're looking for an experienced SEO leader to help drive us through our next stage of growth. In this role, you'll own the strategy and execution of all our SEO efforts. Reporting directly to the Head of Marketing, you'll have massive leverage to establish and see your vision through.

To be successful in this role, you will need to closely analyze AngelList’s SEO metrics, optimize and deploy new SEO solutions, test new hypotheses, and scale our organic customer acquisition through search traffic. If you're passionate about leveraging SEO to drive business growth with data-driven insights, we'd like to talk to you.

You will:

* Develop and implement a scalable SEO strategy working with the Head of Marketing
* Analyze and identify SEO opportunities to drive organic traffic and acquire new job candidates
* Monitor key metrics and optimize page performance across major landing pages across AngelList
* Investigate and identify potential technical issues by leveraging tools like Google Search Console, Screaming Frog, and/or SEMRush
* Work with Engineering to fix issues including XML sitemaps, indexing, redirects, schema, etc.
* Devise new hypotheses based on data-based insights
* Set up A/B tests based on key hypotheses to optimize performance
* Work with Product and Design to identify creative solutions to drive growth
* Work like a founder (angel.co/blog/we-hire-folks-who-work-like-founders)

You might be a good fit if:

* You have 3+ years of experience in search engine optimization. Bonus points if you have experience in acquiring users by leveraging SEO at a marketplace / user generated content platform
* You have experience working with keyword & SEO tools such as Searchmetrics, Google Search Console, Conductor, Google Analytics, etc
* You have experience leveraging link building to improve search engine ranking
* You have working knowledge of HTML/CSS and back-end SEO elements such as robots.txt, metadata, and site speed optimization
* You strive to solve problems with simple, time-tested solutions. You're wary of the newest trends or hottest technologies
* You're self-motivated. You work best with a high level of autonomy and responsibility
* You manage uncertainty and ambiguity well. You can make decisive calls without enough information
* You are passionate about startups and AngelList's mission

Perks and benefits

* Employee equity plan
* Eat for free while you're at work
* Buy whatever hardware setup you need to be effective
* Work from home / remotely whenever you need to, or want to
* Unlimited vacation
* Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and fertility plans
* Between 12 and 22 weeks of paid parental leave
* Generous fitness and commuter packages
* Annual company offsite
* Bi-annual team offsite
* Dog-friendly workplace

We're growing fast - Check out our 2018 year-in-review report (angel.co/2018) . 

AngelList is an equal opportunity employer and we 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.


Meet your team

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Seijin Jung

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Head of Marketing @AngelList; Formerly @Udemy, Co-founder of @Epicerie.

Emily Inverso

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I'm your content editor @AngelList

Kapil Kale

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Growth at @AngelList

Michael Dee

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Co-founder of Pilotworks.

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