03 May 2019
SEO Specialist

Want to escape the rush and crowded city but still work in London? We're currently helping an international marketing agency find their next member of the family in a role that can shape their future. 
 
Role Summary
We are currently helping an international data-driven and strategic marketing agency hire their next SEO Specialist to develop and execute SEO activities for current and future projects. This is a key position that will require structuring and expanding SEO as a department.


As an SEO Specialist you will report directly to the Directors and work with all areas of the business. You will communicate and liaise directly with copywriters and other stakeholders in the company including designers, developers and client managers. You will also work alongside the Managing Director and COO to grow the business, define and structure the SEO department, examine and improve existing policies & procedures as well as creating new ones.


Key responsibilities and required knowledge
  • 3-5 years’ experience in SEO – able to confidently implement On-Page & Off-Page SEO activities for multiple brands (incl. working with copywriters for the blog/articles creation, influencer outreach’ for client’s link building
  • Understanding user-behaviour, customer journey, goals and identify issues to optimise conversion rate
  • Daily management of monitoring and execution of SEO activities
  • Improve local SEO by exercising citation management
  • Understanding link building strategies, content sharing and article distribution techniques
  • Provide a full On-page content strategy including keyword research, content optimisation and HTML markup, liaise with copywriters to compose articles and optimise their content per best practice
  • Can execute technical SEO activities; optimise technical issues and improve website performance, gain SERP features through rich snippets
  • Identify issues that can cause a negative impact in SERP
  • Full understanding of the off-page activities. Execute outreach campaigns, win organic backlinks
  • Experience with SEO / Analytics tools and dashboards such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, ahref, Semrush, Screaming Frog, Heatmaps Analytics, Majestic, Ninja Outreach, Citation Management tools, Yoast, Excel
  • Experience with working on platforms such as WordPress, Magento, Drupal, BigCommerce
  • Reporting monthly SEO activities and SERP positions to clients and managers
 
You should also have:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of the digital marketing place
  • Work well within a team
  • Extensive understanding of marketing funnels, A/B testing ads, remarketing, banners and landing pages; in collaboration with marketing managers and the creative team
  • Someone who is looking to be part of an expanding company, taking an active role in a new performance department and incentivised by results

In return you will receive:
  • Staff pension scheme
  • Private Health Insurance contribution
  • Gym membership contribution
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • 28 days 8 bank holidays
  • Un-capped commission based on client retention (£10k )
  • Staff parties and nights out
  • Complimentary daily fruit, breakfast cereals and tea & coffee