Digital Experience Specialist, SEO and SEM (REMOTE)

Req ID #:  215347

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

Job Summary

We are seeking a Digital Experience Specialist, SEO and SEM. This remote position will work within our Corporate Marketing Department.



Responsible for the implementation of search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM). Use web analytics tools and external consultants to communicate performance, identify trends, and drive strategic decisions on content and web functionality. Work with the Digital Experience Lead, SEO/SEM to guide the marketing and operations teams to ensure alignment of corporate goals within and between businesses of the website. 




  • Act as a strategic SEO consultant and partner to the marketing teams 
  • Perform keyword research and make keyword recommendations 
  • Pull web page analyses and make UX recommendations 
  • Identify and act on new areas of opportunity for SEO, Google Ads, & UX improvement 
  • Implement minor webpage updates 
  • Track results of UX and keyword implementations 
  • Assist in creation of quarterly SEO & Google Ads reports 
  • Follow up with team members for SEO approvals and updates on outstanding tasks 
  • Educate team members on SEO, Google Ads, and UX best practices 
  • Assist in vendor management of external digital marketing agency 

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in communications, marketing, advertising, or related discipline. 
  • Experience: 3+ years of directly related marketing communications experience, including web content, SEO, and Google Ads  
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. 
  • Ability to quickly learn and problem solve. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Ads, Drupal or similar content management systems, SEMRush or similar SEO tools, and Microsoft Office products required

Compensation Data

The pay range for this position is $60-70K USD. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.



IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
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