Vivid Seats
Chicago, IL

Technical SEO Specialist at Vivid Seats

| Chicago
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The Opportunity:

As the Technical SEO Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring the Vivid Seats ticket marketplace is the site that searchers want to visit and search engines want to promote. This role will keep up with search engine guidelines on all things technical SEO including page speed, structured data, crawlability issues such as JavaScript SEO, internal link optimization, canonicalization, machine learning, Progressive Web Apps, Accelerated Mobile Pages, Google Assistant actions, etc.
If Google wants site owners to improve something technical about their sites, this role will run point on it at Vivid Seats to introduce the change, prioritize it and push for its executions, then work closely with Engineering to launch it and ensure its success.

To be successful, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years' relevant experience with at least 2 years' experience in Technical SEO (Canonicalization, Sitemaps, Crawlability, etc)
  • Deep understanding of SEO best practices and Google quality guidelines
  • Proven ability to identify and troubleshoot onsite issues impacting site performance
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work cross-functionally to ensure alignment and progress on different initiatives
  • Understanding of or interest in learning JavaScript, PHP, MySql, JIRA, SQL a plus

What We Offer:

Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.

At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create. 
We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.
Location:
111 N Canal Suite #800
Chicago, IL 60606

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Where we are

Located in the Loop near major transportation lines including Ogilvie and Union stations, as well as the Brown, Purple, Green, and Blue CTA lines

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • JSFFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • JSPFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • AWSFrameworks
    • AuroraFrameworks
    • SpringbootFrameworks
    • Elasticsearch Frameworks
    • RedshiftFrameworks
    • PandasFrameworks
    • JuliaFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • MailChimpEmail
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What are Vivid Seats Perks + Benefits

Vivid Seats Benefits Overview

We make it easier for you to give it your all. While you are transforming the live event industry, we will take care of you and people who matter to you.
We've got you cover with a variety of Health, Dental and Vision packages to help fit your needs; 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, AD&D and EAP; STD and LTD.
One of the most competitive 401 (k) programs on the market.
Continuing education opportunities and rewarding performance incentives
PTO, Maternity and Paternity policies that afford you the flexibility to take planned time off as needed.
In-office happy hours, holiday and summer events, company-sponsored sports leagues, catered lunches.
Stocked kitchen with healthy snacks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Committed to partner with organizations and causes that are important to our employees and our communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Corporate Social Responsibility is important to us - we have a team dedicated to leading these efforts both in a local and national scope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vivid Cares, Vivid Cleats, the FUN Committee are just a few examples of how we partner to execute initiatives that are important to our employees!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Employees trained on best practices supporting data-driven decisions - starting with recruiting and hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer discounts on tickets to attend your favorite events along with great health insurance plans with healthy employer subsidies, and pre-tax commuter benefits. . We host catered lunches and regular happy hours to recognize birthdays and celebrate successes. Our corporate office provides a fully paid in-building gym membership for your morning yoga or lunchtime run. For those with strong balance skills, we also have treadmill and bike desks!

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Performance Marketing Specialist

Vivid Seats
Chicago
3 days ago
+55
As the Performance Marketing Specialist, you'll have the opportunity to join a thriving and growing Paid Search team that is comprised of talented people while giving you the tools to develop your career. You will be given a unique opportunity to work on one of the industry's largest and most complex Paid Search accounts, allowing you to gain experience that is unmatched within the digital marketing industry!

Inbound Sales Associate - Days

Vivid Seats
Chicago
4 days ago
+55
Our Inbound Sales Associates handle sales for events all around the country. Whether it be a super fan living a lifelong dream of going to the Big game, a family experiencing the next hit on Broadway, or a group of friends seeing their favorite band live, our sales team is here! Our Inbound Sales Associates take inbound calls from fans (that's right no cold calling). The goal is to close every call with a sale and to ensure our customers get the perfect tickets every time! 

Inbound Sales Associate - Nights

Vivid Seats
Chicago
4 days ago
+55
Our Inbound Sales Associates handle sales for events all around the country. Whether it be a super fan living a lifelong dream of going to the Big game, a family experiencing the next hit on Broadway, or a group of friends seeing their favorite band live, our sales team is here! Our Inbound Sales Associates take inbound calls from fans (that's right no cold calling). The goal is to close every call with a sale and to ensure our customers get the perfect tickets every time! 

Pricing Specialist

Vivid Seats
Chicago
4 days ago
+55
To keep up with growth we're looking to add a driven individual to our Operations Strategy Team. The Pricing Coordinator will work with the operations team in managing seller pricing for our online ticket marketplace. You will provide support in all seller pricing as you develop an expert-level knowledge of pricing, market factors, and internal platforms. This opportunity is a unique experience to build your selling, negotiation, and communication skills at one of the fastest growing businesses in sports and entertainment.

Accounting Analyst

Vivid Seats
Chicago
1 week ago
+55
As a Accounting Analyst, you will support our growing marketplace and our company's financial operations. You will be personally responsible for assignments critical to the success of the accounting team, including reconciliations of marketplace activity, tracking receivables and payables and expense categorization. You will work across the company to ensure the highest level of service for our buyers, sellers, partners and vendors.

Senior Performance Marketing Specialist

Vivid Seats
Chicago
1 week ago
+55
As the Senior Performance Marketing Specialist, you'll have the opportunity to join a thriving and growing Paid Search team that is comprised of talented people while giving you the tools to develop your career. You will be given a unique opportunity to work on one of the industry's largest and most complex Paid Search accounts, allowing you to gain experience that is unmatched within the digital marketing industry!

Lead IT Engineer

Vivid Seats
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
As a Lead IT Engineer, you will lead the design and implementation of critical IT services across Vivid Seats' offices and cloud environments. This is a hands-on position that will tackle some of our most difficult challenges scaling and transforming our infrastructure foundation to enable and secure a modern workforce's needs. You'll work with stakeholders across the company to identify needs, architect solutions, and lead projects. As the technical subject matter expert on your team, you'll also be tasked with mentoring engineers, defining best practices for an agile operations team, and challenging the team to continuously improve. 

Director of Engineering

Vivid Seats
Chicago
3 weeks ago
+55
As the Director of Engineering, Marketplace Services, you will oversee the engineering talent and technical strategy for multiple domains and technical areas focused on our business services and APIs. This role will be directly responsible for systems supporting order management, shopping, customer support and fulfillment. There are currently three development teams under this role with plans to add a fourth as we continue to scale. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about people and technology and who has a proven record of scaling engineering teams and systems.