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We believe that the office is more than the place you go ​for a paycheck. We’re a company made up of a community. Our office environment and company activities reflect our passion for doing great work and having fun doing it.

Company Culture with Community Attitude

Life at BCI SoCal

We could tell you that Bruce Clay, Inc. is an inspiring place to work, that we rally together with respect for each other’s skills and talents and enjoyment of each other’s company. But we can probably make the point better if we show you a few of our proud moments.

 
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Go-Kart Krismas

We’ve found that our pedal-to-the-metal approach to client service and software translates well on the racetrack. We celebrate the holidays at high speeds with a day of friendly, competitive go-kart racing. For those who don’t have the need for speed, there’s air hockey, billiards and, of course, BBQ for all.

 
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INC 5000: 8 Consecutive Years of Elite Growth

Being listed among the fastest growing private companies in America on any given year says that something is being done right. Recognition as a fastest growing company for 8 years in a row means that your team is making a difference for clients and for your industry.

 
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Think Tank with a Thought Leader

The people who get the most personal satisfaction at our company are the perfectionists who are driven to learn and grow. Our company visionary, Bruce Clay, is a lifetime achievement award recipient who takes an active part in passing on his 20 years of SEO wisdom to staff. Everyone here finds a mentor to coach them up or a path to professional growth.

 

 

Explore Our Teams

Bruce Clay, Inc. is growing. Grow with us! From search engine optimization jobs to creatives and communicators, there’s a range of roles and talents we rely on to keep moving forward. We are accepting resumes for the following positions.

 

 

 

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Manager

The SEM Manager oversees the SEM team as well as a number of PPC accounts and clients. The SEM Manager position requires extensive PPC account management experience and an expert knowledge of SEM best practices, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. Exceptional communication and presenting skills, problem solving and leadership are a must. In addition, the Senior SEM Analyst must be fiscally responsible, as this position is responsible for managing clients’ monthly budgets. The ideal candidate will lead in the development of internal process and help lead, develop and mentor SEM analysts. This candidate must complete and maintain certifications for the PPCToolSet, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Bing Ads and others if needed.

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The essential functions of the SEM Manager are as follows:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects the SEM team, including management/mentorship of personnel, account management and process development
  • Oversee and manage client, partner and vender relationships, pertaining to PPC
  • Develop complex SEM strategies for key accounts, which may also involve coordination between teams and leveraging external resources
  • Use discretion and judgment to make independent decisions that can have a significant impact both internally and to client projects
  • Allocate and manage client monthly budgets and provide spend pacing information for key accounts projects, as appropriate
  • Complete in-depth and actionable keyword research
  • Develop compelling and effective ad copy development
  • Test ad copy, landing pages and other critical campaign elements
  • Manage bids on a day to day basis
  • Create weekly, monthly and ad hoc performance reports for clients
  • Maintain detailed logs of client tasks and status
  • Read, analyze and interpret general industry articles, PPCToolSet reports and legal documents
  • Maintain an expert knowledge of search engine marketing platforms
  • Respond to inquiries (questions, praise or complaints) from clients and their extended staff
  • Competently communicate project status to clients and staff
  • Respond promptly to client service requests
  • Write reports, business correspondence and conduct conference calls
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, technical information with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Develop and implement of internal processes, as needed
  • Attend internal and client meetings as required
  • Must be able to work 40 or more hours a week
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Intermediate HTML knowledge required
Expert knowledge of PPC advertising platforms (AdWords, Bing/Yahoo)
Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale PPC programs
Current Google AdWords, Google Analytics and Bing Ads certifications
Intermediate-to-advanced knowledge of analytics suites (Google Analytics and Omniture)
Strong Microsoft Office experience, particularly intermediate-to-advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or computer science preferred
4+ years of relevant experience – preferably in an agency setting
Genuine knowledge and interest in internet marketing in general, staying informed on industry trends/research

 

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Analyst

The SEM Analyst will create, implement, optimize, analyze and report on PPC campaigns. This position requires a strong foundation in SEM knowledge and tactics, as well as a solid understanding of internet marketing in general. The SEM Analyst position requires strong verbal and advanced written communication skills as well as strong problem solving and innovation skills. This candidate must complete and maintain certifications for search engine PPC programs and partner products such as Acquisio (PPCToolSet) and Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and others as added over time.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • The essential functions of the SEM Analyst at Bruce Clay, Inc. are as follows:
  • Formulate and build a diverse range of PPC campaigns
  • Participate in strategic development for client projects
  • Participate in project calls
  • Complete keyword research and optimization
  • Develop effective ad copy development
  • Test of ad copy, landing pages and other campaign elements
  • Manage bids on a day to day basis
  • Create weekly, monthly and ad hoc performance reports for clients
  • Maintain detailed logs of client tasks and status.
  • Properly understand and navigate through pay-per-click engines
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, technical information with a wide variety of individuals and groups , including clients

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Basic HTML knowledge required
  • Knowledge of search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge of PPC advertising platforms (AdWords, Bing Ads)
  • Knowledge and Certification in PPC technologies
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and Omniture Analytics products (user level)
  • Internet research capabilities required
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or computer science preferred
  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in an agency setting

 

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst

The SEO Analyst performs various duties dealing with digital marketing and SEO — ranging from in-depth site audits to link analyses to on-page edits. Our SEO analysts provide very technical detail-oriented work, which makes competent HTML-level skills a requirement for this position. Since analysts correspond with clients on a regular basis, the ability to communicate effectively is also a must. To sum it up in one sentence, the ideal job candidate is someone who is articulate and has a strong aptitude for technical SEO.

While you may have your own techniques gathered throughout your SEO career, we do expect the job candidate to follow our methodologies. Therefore, we provide an intensive SEO training program for all employees.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

As an SEO analyst with our company, the recurring duties include the following:

  • Develop ongoing SEO strategies for clients. Conduct detailed site audits to identify problem areas and create subsequent recommendations.
  • Evaluate on-page and off-page ranking factors for client websites.
  • Architect client websites, as needed. Optimize website pages.
  • Perform extensive keyword research.
  • Organize website content based on our best practices.
  • Create strategic link analysis reports.
  • Communicate with clients and account representatives on a regular basis. 
  • Provide deliverables for clients on a timely basis.
  • Keep accurate records of time spent on client projects.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 year of proven SEO experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • In-depth understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Web programming languages sufficient to manage client SEO projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or computer science preferred (but not required).

 

Web Designer

The Web Designer will be working under the direction of the Manager, Web Architecture & Design to design, build and maintain website projects. Will be creating comprehensive designs for websites using Adobe Photoshop and hand-code them into SEO-friendly websites built on HTML/CSS/CMS. You should have a good set of eyes for design, strong sense of creativity, and knowledge of most current web and UX design trends. Must have experience using one more content management systems platform and understand how the framework operates. Responsibilities will also include maintaining updates and implementations on existing internal and client websites.  Must be detail oriented, fast learner, and has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Work craftsmanship is highly valued.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Design creative comprehensive designs for website projects, designs should be based on objective and target research from creative brief.
  • Design attractive web banners and optimize them for load performance.
  • Build out websites based on project’s SEO architecture and specifications.
  • Create HTML/CSS web templates from comprehensive designs.
  • Update dated materials on websites, such as: banners, promotions and events.
  • Update and maintain Bruce Clay, Inc., and client websites.
  • Administer basic SEO best practice principles for Bruce Clay, Inc. and client websites.
  • Provide quality assurance on Bruce Clay, Inc., and client websites.
  • Troubleshoot and address issues/ bugs on Bruce Clay, Inc., and client websites.
  • Optimize websites for speed performance.
  • Editing and authoring videos, and publish them onto webpages.
  • Work closely with Client Liaison staff, SEO Analysts, Content Writers and Programmers to create and maintain internal and client projects.
  • Create and maintain documentation for all projects.
  • Research and stay informed on latest web technologies.
  • Complete assigned tasks with high quality and on schedule.
  • Maintain knowledge in emerging best practices and tools to help complete projects successfully.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, technical information with a wide variety of individual and groups.
  • Provide periodic reports for the Web Design Manager and maintain excellent communication with the manager and Project Managers on all task and projects.
  • Attend and constructively contribute to meetings as required.
  • Must be able to work 40 or more hours a week to maintain full-time employee status.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 4 to 6 years of experience in web design and graphic design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related to graphic design or web design.
  • Ability to hand-code clean HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, CSS3.
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and Premeire.
  • Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript, PHP and JQuery is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of website content management systems (CMS) and how their framework operates.

 

Associate Client Liaison

The Associate Client Liaison is a valued position responsible for the communication, coordination, and reporting of the day-to-day client relations activities on behalf of the company.  As the primary point of contact the Associate Client Liaison must be exceedingly well organized with strong time management skills.  Must have the ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under short deadlines. This position requires a professional, friendly demeanor and expert-level written and verbal communication skills to be successful. 

This position assures that all contractual terms are fulfilled, that client expectations are met, and that clients are satisfied such that they become company testimonials. This position coordinates client contact, performs frequent status reviews, analyzes and reports on the health of client projects, and promptly maintains comprehensive documentation. This position coordinates the daily workflow and communications with the client while providing guidance and assuring project deliverable deadlines are being met. This position is responsible for analyzing and reporting on project overall performance and is expected to maintain and promote current and future client relationships.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serves as point of contact between production staff and clients for all assigned projects.
  • Coordinates initial contact with clients and production staff for all new or incoming projects.
  • Coordinates project calls, takes complete and accurate minutes of each communication, and produces prompt summaries for client and production staff.
  • Updates accounting of all supplemental project hours within 72 hours of current billing cycle.
  • Communicate project information (technical/non-technical), both orally and in written form, to all members of the project in a professional and effective/timely manner. 
  • Maintains Google calendar in a timely manner – always.
  • Performs frequent status reviews, analyzes and reports on the health of client projects, and maintains comprehensive documentation on client programs.
  • Conduct regular project meetings with other Production staff to maintain understanding of project’s current status and deliverables.
  • Produces immediate and appropriate alerts to management of all cases where there are any satisfaction or delivery issues with project deliverables.
  • Maintain internal project tracking documentation to include project deliverables, hours and overall status. 
  • Provide supervisor daily overview on all projects.
  • Effectively maintain 12-15 small to medium size projects. 
  • Must be able to work 40 hours a week.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum high-school degree.   AA or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or information technology desired.
  • Minimum of 2+ years in a customer-service oriented role with heavy client contact, both written and verbal.
  • Past experience and/or ability to professionally lead client web-based calls with multiple attendees.
  • Significant customer service skills required.  Public speaking experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of HTML. Computer systems and software such as Windows 8 a plus.
  • Knowledge of search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.
  • High attention to detail and proficiency in meeting schedules a must.

 

Why Bruce Clay, Inc.?

When you love your work and the people you work with, you’ll come to the office every day to do more than just a job.

All positions include health insurance (medical, dental and vision). We offer a 401(k) plan and vacation, sick and kin time.

Dress code is casual. And because no one likes to commute, candidates should live within 1-hour driving distance of our Simi Valley, California, office.

People who are team oriented, fun, caring, energetic, and puzzle solvers will find themselves at home at Bruce Clay, Inc. Look around and find where you fit in our family.

Send resumes with cover letters to bc-personnel@bruceclay.com.