Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency, specializing in media, analytics, and customer experience. The agency is a strategic partner, helping marketing leaders make smarter investment decisions, grounded in data insights. Rise manages enterprise-level analytics and campaigns across all channels of digital marketing.

Senior Internet Marketing Consultant - SEO at Rise Interactive

SEO Senior Internet Marketing Consultant (SIMC)


Summary and Scope

The SEO Senior Internet Marketing Consultant will be responsible for managing a small team owning the execution of SEO strategy across a subset of the larger client portfolio. As part of this role, the SIMC will represent one of the primary points of contact for their portfolio for all communication with the account management team as well as the normal week-to-week representation in client meetings/calls.


The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of tactical channel experience, possess a strong understanding of channel strategy and goals, as well as have superior project management and communication skills. They will be held fully accountable working through their teams to effectively drive organic strategy in order to hit their respective client goals across their respective portfolios.


Sample Responsibilities

  • Work with client and account management teams to establish and agree on tangible, measurable, and realistic organic goals
  • Develop and maintain monthly project plans and 3-6 month strategic road maps through the lens of their respective client goals
  • Manage client scope and delegate client workflow to direct reports on daily basis as necessary to ensure that the team is adhering to project plans and timelines
  • Oversee and hold team accountable to daily account management and maintenance tasks, including but not limited to indexation, error handling, and ranking performance
  • Work w/ SEO managers to systematically work on strategic account growth initiatives such as tactic expansion and/or cross-channel opportunities

Requirements & Skills

  • 2-4 years of SEO specific experience, additional PPC experience is a plus
  • Advanced level understanding of SEO tactics including keyword strategy, on-site SEO, internal and external link analysis, technical SEO, and local/mobile SEO
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience forecasting traffic/conversions or other organic KPIs using different methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience managing SEO strategy for at least 1 client while being held to a strict client goals
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing at least 1 direct report
  • Strong knowledge of analytics platforms such as Adobe and GA in addition to rank tracking tools (Linkdex, SEMrush, Conductor, Moz, etc.)
  • Significant experience and familiarity w/ Excel, VBA is a plus
  • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Very strong written communication skills, familiarity w/ AP Style preferred

Company Reviews

"There is just something in the atmosphere here that seems to have every single person excited about achieving superior performance and remarkable results for our clients, while also helping this company become the best it can be.."
Connor D.
Associate Manager, Global Partnerships
at Rise Interactive
“The main differentiator at Rise is the people and the passion they bring to the job. Everyone comes here every day to give 100% and provide the best possible experience for our clients."
Jocelyn S.
Senior Account Executive
at Rise Interactive
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Why work with us
Currently, we’re over 200-strong and growing. Our extensive recruiting process, which includes a pre-interview analytics exam, ensures our agency is filled with smart, data-driven individuals. We know that having a committed, and curious team is key – and we strive to provide a nurturing, energizing workplace. We’ve been recognized with many accolades for our culture, including the National Best & Brightest Places to Work For list four years in a row. Along with our dedication to hiring Chicago’s most tech-savvy and quantitatively-minded talent, we also love being part of the city’s technology community. We’re proud to have been recognized by Built in Chicago as a Top 100 Digital Employer for the last five years. We’re also a previous Chicago Innovation Award winner, and our CEO has been named to Techweek100’s list twice. To top it off, Rise is located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, with close proximity to public transportation, and convenient access to stores and restaurants.
As a fast-growing company, our commitment to culture runs deep and continues to grow and evolve based on employees’ needs. We know that a healthy, positive culture results in an innovative and productive team, and we invest in making Rise a top place to work. We are committed to providing ongoing training and development opportunities, both inside and outside of the office. We also offer employees an open and collaborative environment, providing a workspace that has no true barriers, and that really fosters the creativity of each individual. From celebrating award wins and agency accomplishments, to arcade games and Beer Fridays, and frequent team-building events in our office lounge, we always encourage collaboration and camaraderie among our employees. Risers believe in working hard and playing hard – and it shows in our ability to deliver top results for our clients, while having fun.
Perks & Benefits
Quarterly Happy Hours
Beer Fridays
Casual Work Environment
Robust health, vision, and dental benefits
Paid Time Off & Company Holidays
Alternative Seating & Work Spaces
Training & Development Resources
Volunteer Opportunities
Comprehensive Savings Program

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