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SEO Specialist

Company Name:
Fun.com
Oh great Google gods and goddesses, we call upon you to show yourselves!
We mere mortals at Fun.com are looking for a true master of the Internet to help develop our brands. Our SEO Specialists spend their days creating high quality content, hunting across the web to build relationships that feature our expertise in costumes and showcase our unique costume product line and licensed T-shirts. We can do this by writing articles about movies, music, books, games, video games, toys and much, much more. We are looking for a creative, resourceful, humorous, driven and strategic individual to fill this role.
Are you the kind of person who likes to spend all weekend on Pinterest, Cracked, Geekologie, Netflix and Reddit? Are you familiar with Matt Cutts hand movements? Have an innocent crush on Rand Fishkin? Have you ever scoured a website to find the email address for a real human being instead of filling out a Contact Us form? Do you share funny stuff on Facebook before George Takei gets to it?
You might be exactly who we are looking for. For more details on how to apply, visit our website at http://www.fun.com/jobs.aspx. When you do apply, be sure to send your resume, cover letter, AND a writing sample between 1,000-1,500 words long. Applications submitted without an enclosed writing sample will not be considered.
Job duties and responsibilities:
Creating relevant, pitchable content. In the world of Internet Marketing, content is king and you shall help us rule from the Iron Thone. (By the way, if you didnt get that reference, youre probably not who were looking for.)
Pitching article ideas/brainstorming relationship-building techniques to 10+ new sites/niches per day
Working closely with other departments to emphasize certain products and capitalize on current or future trends
Work on contests and giveaways to drive more traffic to halloweencostumes.com, shirts.com and fun.com
Utilize applicable web metrics to garner quality links and best content for fun.com and its websites
Other duties as assigned
Basic qualifications:
Superlative writing ability, with the ability to change writing style depending on situation
Able to write original content quickly
Ridiculous amounts of pop-cultural and geeky knowledge, both broad and specialized
High degree of knowledge in Mozilla Firefox and general web browser usage
Highly adaptive to changes in work processes
Well-versed in social media usage
Able to work on several projects at any one time
Ability to prioritize aforementioned several projects
Always on top of major internet, television, movie, fashion trends
Preferred qualifications:
B.S./B.A. in English, Creative Writing, Marketing, Communications, or other writing-intensive discipline
Basic-intermediate knowledge of Graphic Design/Photoshop

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