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SEO Marketing Specialist

Date: Sep 5, 2022

Location: CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 Hybrid, IL, US, N/A LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way at Grainger.


Position Details:


Reporting into the SEO Channel lead, the SEO Specialist will support the SEO team on day-to-day search engine optimization strategy development and implementation. The SEO Specialist will also represent the channel in some end-to-end planning, optimization and management of new marketing projects and facilitate the communication, development and follow-up on actions items with our core internal business partners and external platform partners. The results of these efforts will be a key contribution to the success of the digital marketing and align closely to drive the core objectives of the broader Grainger business.


You Will:


  • Provide weekly, monthly and ad-hoc SEO reports and dashboards to track performance metrics, including ranking, crawling and indexing status
  • Support ongoing SEO projects from research to post implementation reporting
  • Analyze current site performance, providing feedback and recommendations to internal partners highlighting SEO opportunities
  • Perform keyword research to promote new content creation
  • Improve title tags and meta descriptions to increase search visibility and align with Grainger brand
  • Perform monthly landing page audits to identify errors and communicate cause of issue to the broader team
  • Turn data analysis into relevant optimization projects, identifying trends and providing insights to site performance
  • Perform industry and competitive research
  • Work with partners to ensure SEO best practices for architecture, content and linking are met
  • Keep pace with SEO and digital marketing industry trends and developments, sharing insights with partners


You Have:


  • 2+ years experience in search engine optimization
  • Proficient in SEO tools, including Google Search Console and analytics programs
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Understanding of ranking factors and search engine algorithms
  • Work with teams and brands
  • Project management
  • High-level proficiency in MS excel (can write advanced macros)


Rewards and Benefits:


With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs


DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.