TourRadar is a venture-backed marketplace disrupting a $50 billion industry. Revolutionising how multi-day tours are compared and purchased, we provide travellers with a trusted online marketplace to find and book life-enriching experiences worldwide.
Traditionally, these types of experiences have been predominantly serviced offline by brick and mortar travel agents, but we recognise that it's time to move this industry online and capture global market share through digital reach.
With over 40 different nationalities in our team and offices spread across Europe, North America and Australia, we work to deliver the best possible service and tour booking experience to our customers.
Launched in 2010, we proudly produce everything in-house thanks to our exceptional internal talent and are now scaling our Product Management team.
The Opportunity - Director of SEO This role will be responsible for helping drive organic traffic growth through careful research, analysis and evaluation of our current and future landing pages, website structure and website.
You will have the opportunity to make a big impact as we take SEO pretty seriously, being one of our biggest traffic drivers.
You'll collaborate with the marketing, product and tech teams (all are in-house), while working on a world class platform built for SEO success.
Who you are :
You know SEO and search marketing inside and out, and are passionate about it! You’re keen on finding out the latests news, and thoroughly enjoy the analytical side of search marketing
You understand that SEO is all about details, while not missing the bigger picture of business goals
You understand the importance of quantifying your ideas and propositions, and have the knowledge and skills to be able to support your ideas through data
You thrive when surrounded by numbers, large amounts of data and thinking at scale
You have a deep understanding of the technical aspects of SEO, while being acutely aware of the role marketing plays in SEO
You are a true problem solver, a digital Mr / Mrs. Fix-It, someone who loves a challenge and you will find a solution no matter how it needs to be done
You come up with new ideas, and translate these ideas to traffic and revenue projection
You are able to work effectively with a variety of teams across the business, such as engineering, product and design teams
You are results driven and have excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
What you’ll do :
Lead the SEO team and provide guidance for team members
Make strategic decisions for SEO long term as well as day to day activities
Monitor organic traffic on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to assess traffic trends compared to the previous week, month, year
Analyse user metrics and conversions to understand user intent and inform SEO decisions
Work with other teams to provide information on best practices to ensure maximum exposure to organic traffic
Analyse crawl and indexing behaviour to gain insights which can be turned into optimisations
Find areas for increasing organic traffic in a white hat, scalable, and measurable way
Large scale, in depth keyword research to discover the best opportunities for optimisations
Using keyword research, technical knowledge and SEO knowledge to write detailed specifications for implementation by the engineering team
Specifications will include html markup, internal linking opportunities, titles, descriptions, sitemap inclusion
What we seek :
5+ years of in-house SEO work experience with an industry leading website
2+ years of leadership experience
Expert level Google Analytics and Search Console knowledge
Advanced skill with Excel / Google Sheets required
Knowledge of HTML, CSS and SQL
Demonstrable track record of business results through SEO
Perks and benefits :
Progress : The excitement & stability of working for a rapidly scaling, Series C funded startup, including Silicon Valley investors.
Ownership & Impact : An environment where individual ownership of your career goals & projects means you can directly grow the TourRadar business.
The opportunity to grow personally & professionally is limitless, for those willing to work hard.
Free Travel : Generous travel credits are provided to experience multi-day tours around the world, updated annually to keep you travelling.
International Office-Exchange is also a possibility, to work & learn from your colleagues in TourRadar offices in Brisbane or Toronto.
Awesome Office : Work in our expansive, casual office, right in the heart of Vienna’s 1st district. Including a private BBQ terrace, free snacks and drinks, office foosball, games and wellness activities.
All in a dog-friendly environment that encourages collaboration and connection amongst teams.
Location : Vienna is a thriving startup hub, with ample opportunities to grow your network and enjoy the benefits of a city ranked #1 for Quality of Living for 10 years running.
Affordable for families and young professionals, filled with nature parks, a lively restaurant foodie scene and plenty of street art, events and rolling vineyards to visit on your weekends.
Diversity : An international work environment with more than 50 nationalities, with English as the official working language, but many more overheard in the hallways!
Regular team outings : Team nights at least once a month, with different themes and activities to keep us connected. Team members often spontaneously organise events and trips together in- and outside of Austria, from skiing, to pasta making, rock climbing, wine tasting and more.