AnchorFree believes in placing consumers in control of their personal information online. The company’s mission is to enable secure access to the world’s information for an addressable market of 5 billion people who access the Web through computers or mobile devices. AnchorFree does this through Hotspot Shield, the world’s most popular app for safe browsing. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications, protects the user’s identity online, and provides universal access to all Internet content.
Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 200 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 4 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).
AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of WebEx), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.
The SEO Manager will be responsible for overseeing and expanding current AnchorFree’s SEO activities with goal to increase company’s websites traffic, optimize conversions and increase installations of Hotspot Shield software. This role will ensure the proper development, delivery, and execution of the best search engine optimization practices on-site and off-site, and regular reporting. Since Hotspot Shield is very specific products with user base fragmented to various regions the candidate needs to have very innovative approach to SEO. This role requires strong understanding of technology and ability to write on this topic. The goals will require attention to detail, analytical thinking, understanding of metrics, and interaction between marketing and engineering. The position will report to our VP of marketing and will be based at our Mountain View, CA offices.