SEO Manager

Job description

This role is best suited to a technically minded individual with an inquisitive and open mind who has a solid track record within Search Engine Optimisation.

Your time will be spent on a mixture of client and individual project work and you will have the opportunity to attend face-to-face meetings with your clients.

After a period of training with your line manager, your day to day tasks may include:
• Direct communication with agency stakeholders and clients, keeping them informed with progress and reporting on completed work/results
• Thorough understanding of client’s business objectives, audience, website and channel KPIs
• Managing deadlines for the Search Engine Optimisation team to ensure timely and accurate delivery of agreed activity
• Effective and accurate completion of key deliverables such as monthly reports, competitor analysis and other technical/research documents
• Effective and accurate completion of technical SEO documents across multiple verticals
• Run regular technical analysis on client websites identifying problems and recommending solutions
• Work with internal and external teams to ensure that technical SEO recommendations get implemented
• Conduct keyword research, trend and competitor analysis to identify opportunities and areas for organic growth
• Recommend and execute on page optimisation for a variety of content types including blogs, web articles and landing pages, according to SEO principles
• Research and contribute new ideas or content concepts for clients, in line with their content strategy and business objectives
• 3+ years’ experience of hands on SEO
• Experience working directly with clients
Skills Required
• Good knowledge of SEO tools such as Screaming Frog
• Highly skilled at using Google Analytics
• Proficient in Excel/Google Spreadsheets. In this role, you will be analysing data using pivot tables and using formulas such as VLOOKUP
• Strong analytical skills. Ability to draw conclusions and make actionable recommendations based on the interrogation of data
• A keen eye for detail
• Comfortable working under pressure and tight deadlines
• Good communication skills in writing and in person

Skills Desired
• Solid understanding of technical SEO best practice with the ability to problem solve and resolve issues
• Experience with implementation of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, including troubleshooting data capture issues with common JavaScript debuggers
• Experience in project management

Bonus Points
• You have your own website or blog
• You have passed the GAIQ test
• You have an understanding of how the web and Google works. I.e. You know what happens when someone presses enter on a browser
• You know Regular Expressions
• You can perform an INDEX MATCH formula in under 10 seconds!

The Package

• Enhanced Holiday Allowance – starting with 22 days per annum plus
Bank Holidays, Additional Days at Christmas and a half-day Birthday
• Company Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance (after probationary period)
• Annual Eye Tests
• Perkbox
• Refer a Friend Scheme
• Continuous Training and Development Programmes
• Free Tea, Proper Coffee, Biscuits and Fruit Every Day
• Stupendous Christmas Party
• Periodic Team Bonding Nights out on the Town, on the Company
• £25, net per month contribution to Gym Membership
• Free Parking