SEO/SEM/PPC (AdWords) Specialist

We are looking for an SEO/SEM/PPC (AdWords) Specialist with a passion for the business of PPC and Search Marketing who has the ability to make an immediate impact on our growing team. Our ideal candidate is someone with 2+ years of experience that has been working in a production or agency environment focusing on search and/or paid marketing.

Things that you must be able to do:

  • Work and communicate directly with awesome clients (We're looking for great personalities that people love to work with)
  • Perform keyword research, expansion, and optimization
  • Develop and implement link-building strategies
  • Optimize copy and landing pages for search marketing
  • Competitor research
  • Local optimization
  • Manage and execute client SEO/SEM strategies and recommendations
  • SEO audits of existing websites
  • Adwords Certification (or experience managing AW campaigns)
  • Support our digital team with client review meetings and reports
  • Analytics reports, ranking reports, keyword & campaign reports
  • Must have a solid understanding of modern SEO strategies.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO and SEM
  • Work with our development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code

The qualities we like:

  • The ability to communicate, communicate and.... over communicate
  • A passion for the Search Marketing business
  • Deep knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Self-motivation with the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Passion for clients to succeed
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Interest in professional and personal growth

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of SEO/SEM/PPC experience in an agency or professional setting.
  • Google Adwords Certification (or experience managing AW campaigns)
  • Must have a solid understanding of modern SEO strategies.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO and SEM

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • HTML & CSS knowledge
  • WordPress and/or midlevel CMS knowledge
  • Experience leveraging social media as part of an overall SEO strategy
  • We don't expect you to match every criteria, but you should have solid experience and a firm technical background. You should also be self-driven to dive deeper into the technologies and solutions.


  • Compensation based on experience.
  • 401K match
  • Continuing education reimbursements
  • Generous vacation and PTO time.
  • Work with a talented team.
  • Work with the latest software, top of the line tools and equipment.
  • Laid back, fun professional vibe.
  • We were just named one of North Carolina's top Employers. 🍾

About WDC:

Wilmington Design Company is a well established, rapidly growing, full-service digital marketing agency located in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. We are a talented, tight-knit, flexible, and hard-working group of people focused on a common purpose - to provide high-quality branding, marketing and web development solutions for our clients. Our team of very talented designers, developers and strategists absolutely love what they do and bring a wide variety of talents, passions, and experiences to the table! Our clients span a wide variety of industries such as medical, banking, e-commerce, retail, real estate, home building, restaurant, financial, home furnishings, government, legal and more. We believe in cultivating meaningful connections with each our clients and consistently exceeding their expectations while offering a range of premium creative services including graphic design, branding, custom web design & development, digital and social marketing.


If you believe you have what it takes to join our winning team, we would love to hear from you!

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Nick Fischer Digital Marketing Strategist
Hunter Rimmer Digital Marketing Manager
Michael Waverka Digital SEO/SEM/PPC Strategist

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