OVERVIEW

Houston Girl Friday is seeking an SEO Expert to join our expanding team. The company has three main operations:

  • Directly [“in-house”] providing support solutions to small businesses and individuals (BPO)
  • Project management for small businesses and individuals, often temporary or task-driven (Subcontracting)
  • Recruitment, training and staffing on behalf of small businesses and individuals (RPO)

Our target market is the estimated 30% of the 27 million small businesses in the United States that outsource administrative, creative and technical tasks to a contingent workforce.

This is a long-term, internal support role reporting to the WordPress Multisite Developer. The position is 100% “virtual“, working remotely from your own home or mobile office. The SEO Expert must be based in the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The SEO Expert is single-handedly responsible for the optimization of the organization’s entire WordPress Multisite network.

SKILLS

  • Proficiency in WordPress Network (Multisite) aka WPMU
  • Proficiency in WordPress at the Developer level:
    • Creation of clean, logical, well-documented and re-usable code
    • Creation of custom plugins/widgets
    • Understanding of cross-platform and cross-browser issues
  • Optimization Practices & Google Algorithm Changes
  • iOS App Development is a huge plus but not mandatory.
  • Proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel [programming] is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Proficiency in Mac OSX is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Exemplary communication [verbal, written, observation] skills.
  • A sense of confidence, passion and perfectionism. An inescapable need to succeed.
  • Capable of performing and effectively collaborating in a virtual workplace environment
  • Outside-of-the-Box, forward-thinking capacity.
  • Innately proactive, resourceful and the ability to work independently with no supervision.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years minimum in an IT role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred, preferably in Computer Science, Internet Engineering or Management Information Systems, or a proven track record in IT for another SMB.
  • Given the virtual aspect of the position, you must have your own PC and/or MAC laptop and adequately equipped office. #BYOD
  • Must reside within the United States.
  • Clear background check.
  • Polished, professional and personable appearance at all times.

HOURS, PAY & INCENTIVES

Our organization operates 7 days a week; preference is always given to candidates willing to working evenings, weekends and even holidays, if needed.

  • WordPress Multisite Developer is a contingent, part-time position. There is plenty of work to do; room to quickly increase for the right team member.
  • Schedule is semi-flexible, with most assignments having a 4 to 24 hour turnaround time.
  • Compensation to be determined based upon experience, skill set and availability.
  • Bonus incentives for Client referrals and acquisition.
  • Access to the company’s Lynda.com subscription [~3000 web training courses].

ABOUT

Established in 2010, Virtual Executive Personal Assistants of America, Inc. (VEPAA®) doing business as the Girl Friday brand of companies offer a vast array of both virtual and onsite support services to small business owners, solopreneurs and busy executives throughout the United States.  Learn more at www.vepaa.com.

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