Employment Opportunities

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Digital Marketing Generalist

The Center for Inquiry, a nonprofit organization advocating for science and secularism, is seeking a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Digital Marketing Generalist to join our web team. You’ll work closely with the web team during the redesign of our websites: evaluating and rewriting existing pages, generating ideas for new content, and implementing best practices for nonprofit marketing.

This is a full-time position located at the Center for Inquiry main headquarters in Amherst, NY. (No remote workers or freelancers need apply).

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university.
  • 1-5 years of experience in SEO and/or digital marketing.
  • Experience with various SEO tools for crawling sites, keyword research, backlink analysis and more.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics & Search Console.
  • Able to keep up with the rapidly evolving search engine, reputation management & content marketing industry.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Able to manage workflow effectively & meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, analytical skills and project management skills.
  • Skills in proofing and editing content for digital platforms, writing grammatically, and a good design sense. Skill in formatting and posting website content and in making pages and postings look consistent and presentable.
  • Experience with Wordpress strongly preferred.

Job Summary:

  • Perform technical site audits, including site crawls, site speed analysis, and more.
  • Develop content strategy and on-page optimization around keyword research.
  • Analyze opportunities for backlink acquisition and perform outreach.
  • Execute recommended SEO optimizations.
  • Construct ad-hoc and regular reporting around SEO performance metrics.
  • Work with many departments in the organization to review and revise existing content for accuracy and web readability
  • Devise and evaluate split testing of pages with the web team.
  • Research nonprofit best practices for membership and donation promotions. Assist in optimizing funnels and improving ROI.


The salary for this position is competitive for the Buffalo area. CFI offers a generous package of fringe benefits, including vacation, sick leave and health insurance.

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to webdev+jobs@centerforinquiry.net, no later than Jan 15.

CFI is an equal opportunity employer.