Search Specialist

Search Specialist (Full-Time)

Lucid Agency is expanding rapidly and is looking for a full-time Search Specialist (SEO & PPC). We are requiring a minimum of 2 years of strategic experience developing strategy and managing both organic and paid search campaigns.


This experience can be client-side, or agency-side. Specific experience should include creating organic optimization plans, implementation of organic search efforts, development of paid search campaigns as well as strategic analysis and optimization of paid search campaigns. If you know the strategic pillars of organic optimization, could identify and point out SEO issues on the fly, and can create and optimize a paid search campaign like a champion – then this position might be perfect for you… read on!



  • Comprehensive organic optimization (SEO) strategy, auditing and plan development
  • Organic keyword research & mapping
  • Redirect mapping
  • Strong understanding of technical SEO requirements and best practices
  • On-page optimization techniques
  • Creation of meta data, including page titles, descriptions, image alt tags, header tags and more
  • Google Search Console/Bing Webmaster Tools management
  • Working with teams to properly implement SEO best practices and to serve as a resource for the agency
  • Pay-per-click strategy and direct experience building out campaigns
  • Perform paid keyword research
  • Holistic understanding of keyword match types, negative keywords, bid adjustments, targeting options and other key elements within Google Ads
  • PPC campaign optimization based on goals and objectives
  • Manage campaign budgets
  • UTM creation and implementation
  • Working within website analytics tools (Google Analytics)
  • Track, report, and analyze performance data to extract key takeaways and ongoing opportunities for improvement


The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2+ years of organic and paid search experience (client-side, or agency-side)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related-field
  • Direct experience with Google Analytics and Google Ads
  • Experience with SERanking, Moz or other SEO tools
  • Familiarity with WordPress and HTML
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically, and identify and resolve problems autonomously
  • Experience with A/B and other testing modalities
  • Excellent writing and grammatical skills; articulate when speaking
  • Ability analyze data and provide data or evidence-based recommendations
  • Highly organized with an ability to always hit deadlines for assigned work
  • Highly experienced with Microsoft office products


About Lucid Agency

Lucid Agency focuses on delivering the absolute highest quality digital marketing and technology solutions to results-driven organizations. We are a collaborative team of problem solvers comprised of passionate, forward-thinking individuals on a mission to do right by our clients. We’ve been ranked in the top of “best places to work in Phoenix” for four years because we value our employees and strive for a strong work-life balance. If you see the value of a team-based environment where being motivated by and learning from your colleagues is a daily occurrence, then Lucid Agency may be for you. Join our fast-paced, expanding team in our Tempe and Chicago offices.


Location and Hours: We value the power of teamwork, so this position would require you to work in our office in Downtown Tempe (off Mill Avenue) during standard business hours.


Compensation: Compensation will be a competitive salary based on your past experience and what you can bring to the table. Other benefits include paid health insurance, 401k, flexible paid vacation and sick days, short- and long-term disability plans, the ability to work remotely on Fridays, a great team, a fully stocked bar cart and cold beer in the fridge, plus much more.


Additional Information:

  • If you are applying from outside the Phoenix area, please outline your relocation plans and your availability to interview locally. All applications will be handled with discretion and confidentiality. Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


So, you’ve read all this and you think you are the perfect candidate for this position? You’ve got what it takes and are ready to kick butt? Click “Apply Now” and let’s talk.