SEO Associate

Web+Digital Strategy · Nashville, Tennessee
Department Web+Digital Strategy
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

High Level Marketing is a nationwide, full-service digital marketing company helping clients maximize their business and brand. We believe that attracting and retaining the best talent is key to helping drive our business growth. At HLM, we strive to create a culture and workforce that is innovative and rewarding, allowing our team to achieve success at every level. High Level Marketing is committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our employee initiatives. If you are passionate about teamwork, serving others, and being a part of a dynamic team, we would love to connect with you! 

High Level Marketing is looking for an enthusiastic SEO associate interested in joining an award-winning team! An ideal SEO Associate would have an intellectual curiosity for advertising, experience managing multiple SEO campaigns concurrently, a commitment to client performance, and a great sense of humor!

Job Summary: 

An SEO Associate will execute the tasks required to optimize and increase client SEO performance, including both website (on-page) and off-page best practices. The SEO Associate will assist in the launch of new client accounts as well as the ongoing SEO work that grows a client’s Organic search footprint. 

A foundation of SEO knowledge is required, but an ongoing curiosity to stay current with SEO news and trends, and a desire to seek mastery of the SEO field is a must. A portion of the Associate SEO’s time may be dedicated to analytics, technical SEO, SEO Content development, or other duties as assigned and as required to best serve the needs of clients.

  • Taking ownership of assigned client tasks, maintaining knowledge of client needs to assist in growing Organic search performance
  • Execution of SEO plans according to HLM and industry best practices when needed
  • Link building using industry-standard methods
  • Auditing client websites to grow SEO performance
  • Using Analytics to identify trends, areas of opportunity, or issues
  • Providing insights and next steps on Analytics reports as needed
  • Maintaining knowledge of SEO best practices and algorithm changes
  • Create and optimize SEO-friendly page content
  • As needed, assist the blogging team with targets and keyword support

Education and Experience:

  • 1 -2 years of experience in managing SEO campaigns 
  • Bachelor’s in Marketing, Advertising, or related field
  • Ongoing renewal of Google Certifications & other industry-related tool certifications

Required Abilities and Skills:

  • Familiarity with HTML elements related to SEO
  • Demonstrable or certified Google Analytics experience
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with industry-standard tools like SEMRush, Majestic, Ahrefs, Screaming Frog or others
  • Self-starter with the ability to identify and execute next steps
  • Comfort with accountability and ownership of their work
  • Desire for ongoing education within the search landscape, both within SEO and in other areas of digital marketing

What’s Here:

HLM’s expert marketers leverage cutting-edge, proprietary technology to fuel the growth of our client partners. We’ve invested ten years and millions of dollars building a patented tech platform specifically to drive website visibility. Then we added, and continue to evolve, a proprietary mix of home-grown and best-in-class technologies that always run to optimize those sites. Our team uses these unique tools to help businesses achieve the best possible marketing outcomes.

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience + bonus opportunities. 
  • Group Health Insurance, including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • 401k Retirement w/ company matching 
  • Supplemental Benefits (i.e. STD, LTD, Life)
  • Unlimited Advancement Opportunities

Disclaimer: High Level Marketing is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (205) 721-8660 to speak with human resources.


Acceptable Background and References Required. Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer/ DFWP

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  • Location
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Department
    Web+Digital Strategy
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience