Program Manager – SEOat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 20001937
Updated: Jan 22, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States

The Program Manager oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning, organizing, leading and controlling program activities while delivering a superior customer experience.


Key Areas of Responsibility

The Program Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

  • Serve as the SEO expert by continually researching SEO best practices in the industry and develop action plans for implementation on Understands organic ranking factors beyond Google and into platforms such as YouTube and/or FB to support content strategy.
  • Monitor changes in Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster tools and develop necessary action plans to optimize organic traffic
  • Conduct keyword research to inform content strategy and develop SEO recommendations and specifications for select project teams to implement. Continually analyze, discover, and capitalize on SEO opportunities to increase productive search engine traffic to sites.
  • Use digital analytics tools (Adobe Analytics/Google Analytics) as well as SQL and Excel to extract insights and make informed decisions for our digital marketing campaigns.

Planning the Program

  • Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in alignment with the organization’s strategy and priorities
  • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
  • Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program.
  • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services.
  • Support development of department goals and plans, while tracking program success and/or suggesting corrective action based on data

Organizing the Program

  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards.
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities.
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization.

Leading the Program

  • Communicate with clients and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to improve the program.
  • Liaise with other managers and partners to ensure the effective and efficient program delivery.
  • Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

Controlling the Program

  • Write reports on the program for management and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the program operates within the approved budget.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures.
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of Sales and/or Marketing experience

 Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology product offerings and solutions
  • Proven record of successful project management and organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with sales productivity tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the company including Senior Leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and conduct primary research
  • Experience in developing or utilizing strategic sales campaigns
  • Proven track record in developing and maintaining strategic relationships
  • Ability to multitask and be adaptable in a fast-changing environment.


  • 2-3 years digital marketing with a primary specialization in SEO.  Must have working experience with Google Keyword Planner and Google Webmaster Tools to inform SEO and content strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, execute and optimize SEO strategies, guidelines and functional requirements.
  • Competent in search engine methodology, recent trends, ranking factors, and implementation of SEO techniques across web sites both desktop and mobile.
  • Proficient in HTML and Web development, especially in regard to building search-engine-friendly websites.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage day to day relationships with 3rd party vendors and across functions within a large organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CDW Sales organization and Sales process
Job Category: E-Commerce
Job Type: Full-Time
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