Associate Director, SEO

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SEO · Cherry Hill, NJ · King of Prussia, PA · Philadelphia, PA


The Associate Director, SEO manages the overall relationship related to SEO for a select set of clients, leads the development of SEO strategies, develops team members’ SEO skills and reports to VP of Search Engine Marketing.


  • Lead overall SEO strategy and execution for large pharmaceutical clients
  • Develop a deep understanding of client disease states and prescription drugs, helping them leverage SEO to reach HCPs, patients and caregivers
  • Help clients bridge the gap between SEO, social media and PR
  • Leverage your expertise in technical SEO to ensure client websites are created and maintained properly
  • Contribute to thought leadership pieces, keeping CMI and our clients up to speed on the latest trends in the search space
  • Support direct reports and help them to develop into top level contributors
  • Travel to onsite meetings to showcase CMI SEO Capabilities, monthly reports and status meetings
  • Manage workflow of junior team members to ensure client deliverables are out on time
  • Develop a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical market and how search plays a role in the decision-making process
  • Analyze data in order to make optimization recommendations to be implemented by junior team members
  • Mentor and teach junior team members a best practice approach to SEO
  • Ability to perform keyword research, write optimized HTML tags, provide recommendations on internal linking, content promotion, content creation and implementation of schema mark up
  • Analyze performance data and implement optimizations to increase ROI of campaigns
  • Partner with analytics and media teams to develop KPIs and measurement plans
  • Experience with analytics tools such as Google Analytics, WebTrends and Omniture
  • Stay abreast of new tools, trends and best practices in search marketplace through research and/or industry events and conferences
  • Knowledge of organic search ranking factors with the ability to make recommendations on HTML optimizations a plus
  • Utilize tools such as Majestic SEO, MOZ, BrightEdge, Google Webmaster tools and other to perform analysis of client websites
  • Be familiar with social listening and how it can help drive content strategy
  • A basic understanding of paid media and how SEO can help support overall marketing efforts
  • 6+ years of SEO experience
  • Strong business and leadership skills to make independent decisions affecting the daily operations and management of campaigns
  • PC proficiency and solid working knowledge of MS Office particularly Excel, basic knowledge of pivot tables and V-Lookups
  • Knowledge of Web Analytics software, such as Omniture, WebTrends, Google Analytics and SEO Tools such as MOZ, Majestic SEO, BrightEdge, Spyfu and others
  • Ability to make recommendations of statistically significant data sets
  • Healthcare/Pharmaceutical background a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in marketing, business or any quantitative or analytical related fields
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with colleagues, clients and supplier partners
  • Entrepreneurial skills and outlook
  • Strong communication skills and leadership presence
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • High attention to detail with ability to multi-task while meeting tight deadlines
  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills


CMI/Compas was built on inclusion and diversity. It is in our DNA and core values. Challenging the norm is where we started and it’s what drives us as a health leader, indispensable partner, and home for our employees. We are a group of hearts and minds who want to make a difference and celebrate being different, to give voice to and truly hear our people and our partners. We believe in more than “all”. We believe in “all for good.”

CMI Media LLC and Compas, Inc., are an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

We will not accept resumes or candidate submittals from employment agencies or outside recruiters.

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