Tempo is hiring a

Head of SEO

Toronto, Canada


Tempo is hiring a Head of SEO to develop a world-class SEO strategy for Tempo’s products, marketing content, and partners. Reporting into the Growth Team, the role will optimize and develop content for all websites and marketplace listings to improve discoverability and the user journey to grow organic traffic and leads.

This role will be responsible for instrumenting successful technical SEO strategies with a focus on site architecture, core vitals, crawlability, and schema optimization. Last, the this role will oversee Tempo’s link-building strategy with a focus on high-authority ‘.com’, ‘.org’, and ‘.edu’ domains.

The Head of SEO will report on weekly keyword and link wins and losses as-well-as overall traffic and lead volume.


The Role 

  • Lead strategy and execution of all SEO programs globally

  • Define content strategy to improve both SEO and the site user experience 

  • Implement SEO best practices in site architecture, URL structures, on-page ranking factors, image, video, Schema Markup, and content optimization

  • Achieve performance goals of organic rankings and traffic through onpage content optimization, technical SEO, and offsite link-building

  • Help create blogs, resources, and product page copy in support of SEO goals

  • Develop and manage media, partner, and influencer channels to develop link building strategy

  • Be an SEO subject matter expert including ability to train internal staff and partners best practices

  • Manage and execute SEO content calendar and and develop projects in collaboration to deliver innovative experiences for our customers

  • Track and report against these key performance indicators for SEO and content projects

  • Optimize SERPS, media content, and marketplace Listings for organic discovery

  • Oversee opportunities for keyword localization

  • Launch tests to understand impacts of changes


The Ideal Candidate 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years in technical and on-page SEO experience

  • Strong background in web analytics, including Google Search Console, Screaming Frog, SEMRush, Tag Manager, Ahrefs, Google Analytics

  • Expert knowledge of web design technologies, and their SEO implications, including HTML, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, DNS, robots, etc

  • Knowledge of interface and data flow between Marketo and SalesForce including cross-object relationships, process builder automation, and governor limits

  • Strong writer for technical/training documents, best practices, and guidelines

  • Strong interpersonal, communications and organizational skills

  • Experience developing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, and/or PHP a plus


What's In It For You (Org-wide)

  • Hybrid or Remote work! 

    • If you’re close to one of our 4 Hubs: Boston, Montreal, Reykjavik or Toronto; feel free to use the space and catch up with the local team(s) 

  • Unlimited vacation in most of our locations!!

  • Great benefits including health, dental, vision and savings plan.

  • Perks such as training reimbursement, WFH reimbursement, and more.

  • Diverse and dynamic teams with challenging and exciting work.

  • An opportunity to have a real impact on our business.

  • A great range of social activities (both in person and virtual).

  • Optional in person meet-ups and the ability to travel to our international offices

  • Employee referral program

  • And so much more!!

Note: As our hiring teams are global, please submit your resume in English only.

 Org-wide Summary

At Tempo we’re on a mission to help teams build better, together. We are creators of top-selling Atlassian Marketplace apps, supporting more than 29,000 customers and working with hundreds of Solutions Partners globally. Our solutions help customers orchestrate creation and delivery, so their teams can focus and optimize around their highest priorities. 

Our product suite has grown from our popular time-tracking solution, which launched in Iceland in 2009, to resource & capacity planning, project cost tracking, project & program management, and strategic roadmapping. In 2021, Tempo acquired Roadmunk, a roadmapping solution popular with product management teams, and ALM Works, creators of the Structure for Jira suite that delights project and program managers around the world. 

We envision a world where everyone inside an organization works in harmony on the most impactful opportunities aligned with their mission. Come join us as we continuously innovate our award-winning products, create new solutions, and expand to new ecosystems. Are you ready to unlock the joy of building with us?


At Tempo Software, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an inclusive culture. As such all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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