Become, Inc. is the fastest growing online comparison shopping engine and marketing services company in the industry with over 25 million visits per month to our worldwide properties. Our Company has raised over $37 million from investors including TPG, European Founders Fund, TransCosmos and Ron Conway; and we have just completed our fifth consecutive year of record revenues.
We have recently acquired two companies in Japan and Germany to accelerate our growth in the international markets, and as a result we are aggressively hiring for our Teams in Sunnyvale, CA.
Become, Inc. offers competitive compensation packages that include health benefits, 401K, flexible health spending accounts, onsite food services and attractively priced pre-IPO stock options. Our Class AAA offices are located near CalTrain and the Sunnyvale Town Center.
Become.com is looking for energetic, talented, ambitious individuals to join our Engineering team. Our ideal candidates will have a desire to learn leading edge technologies while working in a fast paced start-up environment.
We are focused on creating the next generation tools for comparison shopping and vertical search, applying innovative concepts for crawling, ranking, indexing and classification; to deliver the highest quality shopping experience for our visitors and merchants alike.
Become.com is seeking an energetic SEO Manager with expertise in technical and content SEO initiatives for large websites. In addition to the US, Become.com currently operates websites in UK (become.co.uk), Germany (decido.de) and Japan (become.co.jp), with additional international expansion underway. You will have the opportunity to join a very successful, results-oriented team, continuously testing and proving out successful SEO strategies. We are looking for a hands-on SEO professional, with excellent problem solving skills that has a basic understanding of SEO issues involving site architecture; keyword generation; search friendly content; link building strategies; blog optimization; and metrics-driven SEO. If you have successfully executed search engine optimization strategies for large eCommerce sites and are looking to build your expertise working with a team of high caliber engineers and skilled product specialists, we want to hear from you.
Job Requirements & Responsibilities
Work with the Sr. Manager of SEO to test, plan and successfully execute on ROI positive SEO initiatives, including but not limited to keyword generation, content creation, URL selection for XML sitemap submissions, internal linking, and external linking.
Work closely with engineering and product teams to ensure consistency in SEO strategy and implementation across multiple properties.
Measure and report on the effectiveness of SEO strategies in generating increased web traffic and organic revenue.
Develop, share and implement SEO best practices across multiple properties.
Work with external agencies and in-house teams to build quality external links.
Stay up to date with industry trends
Qualifications & Experience
BA/BS in Marketing with a strong understanding of technical SEO or BA/BS in Engineering or similar technical discipline. MBA a plus.
3+ years experience in online marketing with a successful track record, either in-house or at an agency/consultancy.
Understanding of basic HTML, CSS and code structure as it relates to SEO.
Knowledge of XML sitemap submissions, internal linking and keyword generation.
Track record of successfully implementing SEO strategies with a goal of increasing traffic and revenue.
Familiarity with social networking and bookmarking sites.
Attention to detail with a strong focus on analytics.
Strong project management and inter-departmental coordination skills.
Ability to execute on multiple projects while closely measuring the impact of each project and changing course when needed.