BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, functionality and well-being in all aspects of life. The historical roots of this traditional, family-run company can be traced back to 1774. Today, the product range includes sandals, closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics, beds and sleep systems. With over 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the biggest employer in the German footwear industry. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 sites in Germany. In Europe, Asia, and North America, BIRKENSTOCK is represented with its own sales offices.                                                                                                                                                                                            Our Digital Europe team always has an eye on the future while keeping our heritage in mind. We’re passionate about digital trends, we seize opportunities, love to try something new and make the impossible happen. And for all of this, we need colleagues who think outside the box, see the bigger picture and love a challenge. We’re looking for people like you – people who want to grow, contribute and create, who put themselves in our customers’ shoes, keep the company’s interests in mind, are able to properly assess risks and never lose sight of their goals. 


Join us in shaping the future at our Munich location as a
SEO Manager (m/w/d) Europe 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You are an expert in search engine optimization and ensure the best possible ranking for our European web shops (currently 20) in organic search results.
  • To aid us in reaching our goals, you are responsible for the further development of our SEO strategies as well as the corresponding analyzes and the management of agencies and service providers.
  • With your extensive knowledge, you will further develop the web shop SEO based on best practices, thus ensuring optimized organic content reaches perspective customers.
  • What’s more, you understand technical SEO contexts (HTML, CSS, IT infrastructures, etc.) and further develop the SEO roadmap in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You plan content and indexing strategies target-oriented and implement them successfully in the European setup.
  • You know your way around data dashboards (e.g., Google Search Console and Data Studio) as well as common SEO and web analysis tools and derive valid action items for individual stakeholders in the e-commerce team

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, BACKGROUND:

  • University degree in marketing or economics or a comparable training
  • At least three years of professional experience with SEO in an internationally operating e-commerce company, ideally from the fashion or lifestyle industry
  • Experience with common marketing, SEO and analysis tools: Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Ahrefs, Searchmetrics, SISTRIX, Screaming Frog, etc.
  • Proven track record with on-page, technical and off-page SEO as well as website design and setting up online content
  • Ideally, experience with CMS or store management systems (esp. SFCC / Demandware)
  • Profound communication skills in German and English, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical skills and interest in data-driven and results-oriented work

 

WE OFFER:

BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations!

If you have any further question, please contact Maria Blum +49 221 310 835 635


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