Associate SEO Specialist - Remote at Dealer Inspire

  • Seo
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description


Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Discover Your Possibilities at CARS

Here at CARS, we are constantly developing technology that innovates how customers and dealers buy and sell their vehicles. In 1998, we invented the car search with and revolutionized the way the industry does business. Now, we bring that same boldness, energy, and drive to optimizing solutions across our brands every single day. We are constantly creating new possibilities, traversing uncharted routes and welcoming challenges along the way.

No one ever travels alone here: at its core, CARS is collaboration. Whether it is within individual teams, across departments, or the company at large, our employees support one another across every dimension of life at CARS. We operate as a collective, utilizing all of our diverse strengths to approach problems from every single angle, united by our award-winning company culture and our mission to make car shopping the best experience possible.

CARS includes the following brands:, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL, CreditIQ and Accu-Trade. Want to learn more? Check us out here!


The Associate SEO Specialist is an individual contributor member of the Dealer Inspire SEO Department, who is responsible for assisting in the completion of client task work. Associates work under the supervision of an SEO to complete required client work, and in turn, learn the skills and critical thinking required to become a Specialist. Dealer Inspire Associate SEO Specialists work with SEOs (including Seniors), Copywriters and Performance Managers to help deliver industry leading results and organic growth, making strong organization, time management and communications skills a critical part of success in this role.

Associate SEO Specialists must complete, with accuracy and attention to detail, a heavy load of client tasks each month, as assigned. After demonstrating task proficiency, Associate Specialists may be fully assigned a limited number of accounts. While SEO experience isn't required for this role as training is provided, critical thinking, time management, and being calm under pressure are traits that lead to success.

The SEO Department focuses on developing industry experts who love their careers, and having a team of passionate people who support each other is key - want to learn a bit more about our department and why we're a great team to be a part of? Check us out!


Complete SEO training with enthusiasm

Apply critical thinking to provided SEO education in order to learn concepts and tasks

Accurately complete client tasks by internal deadlines, according to department standards

Engage in department goal efforts

Participate in and support case study and experiment efforts led by Strategist team or department initiatives led by Senior Specialists

Communicate proactively and clearly about blockers

Regularly keep up with SEO news and digital marketing trends

Requirements (within 4 months of employment):

Active interest in organic search, search engines and digital marketing, and drive to stay abreast of industry news and updates

"Always learning" attitude, driven by the desire to continuously gain knowledge and improve skills

Ability to comfortably and successfully complete assigned tasks within outlined time requirements and by required due dates each month

Ability to accurately manage a partial load of assigned clients

Willingness to work overtime as needed to complete client work on schedule

Critical thinking and reasoning skills; the ability to take learned concepts and apply them appropriately to unique situations in order to arrive at the most logical plan of action

Willingness to identify problems or issues and raise them to leadership, as well as present possible solutions

Adaptability; willingness to accept and embrace changing processes, gray areas, and new ideas with ease and enthusiasm

Scored at a 1 or 2 in all areas of the SEO skills matrix

Strong written and verbal communication and grammar

Adherence to company tenets and department identity statement

Must be detail-oriented with exceptional proofreading skills

Ability to think creatively to solve problems

Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team

What Determines Success as an Associate SEO Specialist?

Clear understanding and capable execution of SEO tasks and concepts after successful training

Consistently meeting deadlines, within time requirements with quality work product and correct application of SEO principles

High Levels of Engagement with Team, Department and Company

Drive to Learn

Regularly demonstrating a drive to learn, improve and grow in their role

Benefits & Perks*:

  • 18 days of paid time off, plus select paid holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day & Paid Pet Wellness Day
  • Primarily remote or flexible/remote position
  • Fully stocked kitchen and refrigerator
  • Robust Health Insurance Options: BCBS, Delta Dental, EyeMed
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Peer-to-Peer Bonus program
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Weekly in-office yoga classes
  • Parental Leave
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position which is not inclusive of bonuses, benefits or other forms of compensation that the position may be eligible for. If you are hired at CARS, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills and/or experience. If the salary range is close to what you're seeking, then we encourage you to apply and learn more about the total compensation package for this position.

Salary Range

$43,700—$52,400 USD

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Healthcare Plans
  • 401(k) with Company Match + Immediate Vesting
  • New Hire Stipend for Home Office Set-Up
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Refuel - a service based recognition program where employees receive additional paid time away to learn grow and reset
  • Paid Holidays, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, Recharge Day
  • Learn more about our Benefits, Perks, & Culture on our LinkedIn Life Pages!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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