Current Job Openings

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Virante Inc. is a small digital search marketing firm located in Morrisville, North Carolina just outside of Research Triangle Park. If you enjoy working hard and playing hard in a fast paced marketing environment, you would be a great addition to our team. Virante offers great benefits packages and believes in creating a fun and exciting place to work.

If you are a recruiter, or know a recruiter, or even have ever thought about recruiting and you contact us, I will call your mom and complain about you.

Virante has the following job positions available:

 

Entry Level SEO Strategist

The opening is a salaried, full-time position. No prior SEO (search engine optimization) experience is need and training will be provided.

SEO Strategists work as members of the Link Removal Team to assist client sites address search engine penalties related to unnatural linking. Strategists also help to monitor and maintain healthy backlink profiles for clients. Additionally, Strategists provide support to clients and users of Remove’em.

Duties/Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and monitoring client link removal campaigns
  • Following standard operating procedures
  • Communications with and on behalf of clients
  • Provide support to clients and Remove’em users
  • Stay up-to-date on latest changes to search engine algorithms

Education, prior work experience and specialized skills and knowledge:

  • Associates or Bachelors degree
  • Have basic computer/internet knowledge
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Some business, public relations, social media or communications experience preferred
  • Excel and database knowledge is ideal, but training will be provided

Desired Candidates will be:

  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • Able to follow directions
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Independent workers
  • Able to multi-task and handle a variety of projects with changing priorities
  • Creative thinkers and problem-solvers
  • Excited to learn and share ideas in an ever-changing industry
  • Have a sense of humor

Benefits of being a Virante employee:

  • Company sponsored insurance plans (Health, Dental, Accident, Life, etc.).
  • Immediate eligibility for FSA
  • Immediate eligibility for 401(k) program.
  • Immediately eligible for PTO (10 days), additional time added with tenure.
  • Virante culture (open learning environment with industry leaders, creative and laid back atmosphere, etc.)

Virante is a company that fosters growth and development. We’re a company of hard workers, but we also like to play hard. Has it been mentioned that it’s a fun place to work?

 

Please send your resume to

 

Paid Search/CPC Analyst

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and assess the performance of paid search campaigns and translate quantitative and qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the campaign strategy.
  • Assist clients with meeting ROI expectations by performing ad copy testing and keyword analysis.
  • Implement successful bidding strategies and effective keyword management.
  • Continually monitor, revise, and optimize ad text as necessary.
  • Communicate regularly with clients on status, timeline, budget, deliverables, performance reporting, and competitive intelligence analysis.
  • Create, categorize and refine keyword lists to create a comprehensive campaign that drives qualified visitors to client sites.
  • Use statistical analysis to draw conclusions about marketing campaigns and make recommendations accordingly.

Job Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience managing Google AdWords accounts.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to find solutions to various Internet marketing problems and prioritize work.
  • Self-starter with "can-do" attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent client communication skills; extreme Internet and e-mail proficiency.
  • Strong knowledge of business and an excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree from 4-year accredited college.
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA.

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft Office Tools Suite.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.

Salary and Compensation:

  • Virante offers competitive salaries along with generous health, dental and eye insurance plans, ample vacation, flexible spending plans and a company 401k program are also available.

This is an immediate opening. Relocation assistance is not offered with this position. Please do not apply unless you live in the Raleigh, NC (Triangle) area or are already preparing to move to the Raleigh, NC (Triangle) area within the next two to three weeks.

This job description reflects the current assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned, and may be revised, at any time, as business needs warrant.

Customer Service Representative

Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints. Receive customers' requests by telephone or email, analyze requests, provide information requested or ascertain who best can provide the information, and route the request to the proper person. Assist project leaders with any essential functions for project completion.

Essential Functions:

  • Trains, explains tasks, and assists in the solution of problems.
  • Assist with maintaining customer contact with speed and professionalism.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments for contract completion and project management.
  • Has knowledge of services, prices, delivery times, various marketing promotional services, and similar data, as required.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Update mail/phone directories.
  • Perform secretarial/administrative duties: making calls, scheduling meetings/conferences and taking meeting notes.
  • Greet visitors, including clients and vendors, with a friendly attitude.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • One (1) year's experience in customer service.
  • Knowledge and ability--English and grammar.
  • Pleasant telephone voice/manner with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude for working with computers, Google Apps for Business and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Must be dependable with reliable transportation to/from work.
  • Must have a cheerful attitude and personal demeanor.
  • Prior experience in online marketing is a plus!

Education:

  • High school education is required.
  • College degree a plus!

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries based on experience and qualifications
  • Company sponsored insurance plans (Health, Dental, Accident, Life, etc.).
  • Immediate eligibility for FSA
  • Immediate eligibility for 401(k) program.
  • Immediately eligible for PTO (10 days), with option to gain additional time.
  • Virante culture – "Work hard, play hard!"

 

Please send your resume to

 

Entry Level SEO Analyst

The opening is a salaried, full-time position. No prior experience is needed and training will be provided.

Assist the SEO (search engine optimization) team in implementing SEO strategies across a wide range of web sites. Candidates need to be personable, ambitious and detail-oriented with basic computer knowledge and an interest in internet marketing.

You will report to a search engine marketing team manager and work as part of a team for the development of several companies' search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. A positive attitude, self- motivation and excellent communication skills are definite assets to this position. Above all, quality and efficiency are mandatory for this position.

Duties/Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and monitoring client(s) SEO strategy and campaigns
  • Working as part of a team to brainstorm new SEO strategies for clients
  • Following standard operating procedures
  • Potential communications on behalf of client(s)
  • Fulfilling monthly goals based on client(s) SEO strategy within specified timelines

Education, prior work experience and specialized skills and knowledge:

  • Associates or Bachelors degree, preferably in a related field (marketing, business, etc.)
  • Have basic computer/internet knowledge
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Some business, public relations, social media or communications experience preferred
  • Excel or database knowledge is a definite plus

Desired Candidates will be:

  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Independent workers
  • Able to multi-task and handle a variety of projects with changing priorities
  • Creative thinkers
  • Excited to learn and share ideas in an ever-changing industry

Benefits of being a Virante employee:

  • Company sponsored insurance plans (Health, Dental, Accident, Life, etc.).
  • Immediate eligibility for FSA
  • Immediate eligibility for 401(k) program.
  • Immediately eligible for PTO (10 days), additional time added with tenure.
  • Virante culture (open learning environment with industry leaders, creative and laid back atmosphere, etc.)

Our company offers a fun learning environment where we emphasize quality over quantity. Seriously, it is super fun to work here.

 

Please send your resume to

 

Senior Level Web Developer

Looking for someone with the experience and understanding to help with end to end web development projects. We use open source frameworks and ingenuity to build interesting SaaS internal properties.

Duties include

  • end to end development
  • requirements gathering
  • helping to create project timelines

You should work for us because

  • you will be working with other highly skilled and experienced developers
  • we have fun days
  • you won't have to wear a suit, even to the interview
  • lots of new stuff to learn

You need to have

  • 4+ years of web development experience
  • BS/BA/MS in MIS or CS or equivalent experience or training
  • a solid understanding and experience with PHP
  • knowledge of database schema design, normalization, and optimization
  • an understanding and experience with Web Services
  • have a strong OOP and software design ability

It would be awesome if you

  • are able to develop systems utilizing reusable, scalable code
  • have strong design and coding experience in backend development, web UI development or both
  • understand AJAX concepts
  • know Javascript, particularly the jQuery framework
  • have exposure and strong understanding of MVC frameworks
  • have experience with advanced version control systems (Git, SVN)

You would be a great fit if you are

  • highly self-motivated
  • a creative problem-solver
  • analytical and detail oriented
  • able to prioritize, execute and deliver projects on time
  • ability to lead and challenge a talented team

Salary and Compensation

  • competitive salaries
  • generous health, dental and eye insurance plans
  • ample vacation
  • flexible spending plans are available
  • 401k program are also available

Please send your resume to