SEO Manager

US - MA - Boston


US - MA - Boston, US - Remote


Business Support, Marketing

Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. Over 10,000 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services, and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organization. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn.

Our Mission

By continuously improving our technology, stemming the creation of risk in the community, and making security more usable and accessible, Rapid7 enables technology professionals to gain the clarity, command, and confidence they need to safely drive innovation and protect against risk. Our product suite helps organizations to quickly predict, deter, detect, and remediate attacks and obstacles to productivity.

The Role

The ideal candidate is an experienced SEO marketer and high-impact self-starter who has hands-on experience in all aspects of SEO.  In this highly collaborative role, the manager will be responsible for SEO strategy, day-to-day management and elevating SEO mindshare across the organization.  This role requires a strong understanding of how technical and content strategy impacts SEO, problem solving skills, prioritization, process creation and implementation with strong ability to turn insights into action.  This is a newly created hands-on global role reporting to the Director of Digital Strategy with one direct report.  A fantastic role for someone looking to grow a channel with tremendous opportunity, drive change, strong executive team support and in-house resources across content, product and development teams ready to partner with you!   

  • Manage all activities related to SEO channel management including: conducting site audits and translating findings into technical requirements, conducting content audits and developing recommendations, monitoring performance and driving insights to action

  • Deliver on SEO best practices in alignment with Google's changing landscape while educating and establishing workflows and priorities with core teams

  • Partner with content and product teams on strategies and requirements that drive content creation, on-page optimization and information architecture updates tailored to each phase of the user journey

  • Partner with analytics team to create and deliver SEO performance reports, and provide actionable insights on a regular basis 

  • Mentor, develop and inspire one direct report

About You:

  • You have 5-7 years of hands-on experience working directly on SEO at a B2B company (a plus!)

  • You have advanced knowledge of analytical software such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Ahrefs, Conductor, SEMRush and/or other common platforms with hands on experience and regular usage

  • You have a baseline of technical understanding to partner with front-end web developers, build technical implementation requirements and recommendations for site optimization

  • Experience using data to formulate an approach as well as measurement of SEO performance and optimizations

  • You have bias for action, not afraid to initiate change and can effectively manage multiple priorities while also comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment 

  • Process and detail oriented. The role requires great attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, and create new processes to evangelize across teams

  • Strong communication skills with experience in storytelling, SEO education, getting buy-in and driving change across all levels of the organization

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.