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Job Description:

We're looking for commitment, leadership, and energy. Do you want to be part of a team helping to grow our business 20% a year? As our SEO Scientist you will work with our CMO to analyze and manage all aspects of the business that affect our search rank for the keywords that matter.  

Who should apply:

This opportunity is a good fit if you have enough experience to be dangerous, and if you are articulate, detailed oriented, and tech savvy.  As our SEO Scientist you will play a central role in strategic planning, statistical analysis, reporting, and all other aspects that affect our competitive search rankings. We have a good ship; we intend to build a battleship that can withstand both compettive attacks and changes to algo's. 
Please DO NOT apply if. . .
  • You'd feel like a fish out of water without a well defined traditional corporate structure
  • You'd consider taking out the trash as being below you
  • You're accustomed to using the phrase "it's not part of my job description"

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with IT, marketing, and product teams to own SEO responsibilities 

  • Monitor, track and evaluate campaign performance, based on client targets and baselines

  • Review rankings and link data against internal measurements for success

  • Site architecture strategy – Create and present site architecture recommendations for formation, build and management

  • Monitoring and reporting of rankings, tools, trends, and development progress

  • Provide analytically-driven problem solving approach to strategic initiatives


  • At least 3 years work experience in SEO for an online business
  • Geek-level knowledge of Bing/Google search paradigm
  • Experience with Conductor, Open Site Explorer and other SEO tools
  • Fluency in presenting findings with MS Excel, PowerPoint or other presentation tools
  • Bachelor's degree preferred; Master's even better.
  • Extra points:
    • Research experience with insurance/financial services SEO
    • Google certification; Web Master Tools expertise
    • Published articles in SEOmoz or other SEO blogs
    • Track record with an eCommerce or other successful online brand
    • Geckoboard, Mixpanel or other dashboard platform experience

Other qualities and skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and be hands-on in a fast-paced environment
  • Coachable with a willingness to learn
  • Organized with a keen eye and attention for detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Location:   Chicago Loop, near everything downtown.


About Insureon

Insureon, the leading online business insurance agency for small business, specializes in serving the fast-growing micro-business sector, which includes the self-employed and companies with 10 or fewer employees. Insureon allows small businesses to apply online for insurance and receive multiple quotes from leading insurance carriers -- completing in minutes a process that otherwise would take a week or longer. For more information, please visit insureon sites TechInsurance and Business Insurance Now

Please do not send your resume/email directly to us. We ask that you follow the instructions on this page and we will review every candidate. Insureon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Career Level:

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent