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SEO Lead

Date Posted
January 4, 2023
UK, Belfast, Cardiff, Leeds, London, Manchester - Hybrid

Position Overview


Do you have considerable SEO experience and are looking to further your career in a well-established digital agency?  We are looking for an energetic, confident, SEO Lead with seniority to add value to our SEO Team.

Reporting directly to the Head of SEO, you will ideally have a track record of developing and implementing successful SEO strategies and campaigns which have led to a positive impact in rankings, traffic and value. You will also be able to manage a portfolio of dedicated projects, and work as part of a team leading SEO strategy for website builds and migrations.   

You must be able to proactively work on your own initiative, supporting different teams, line manage SEO Consultants and Executives in the team, and deliver and manage successful SEO retainers to our existing clients.  

The SEO Lead will be in regular contact with senior client stakeholders via email, phone and face to face, helping to pitch new ideas to existing and new clients. On new business opportunities, they will support the pitch team with necessary research and estimates, attending the pitches if required. 


·       Experience and a proven track record in SEO and performance marketing 

·       Comprehensive knowledge of best practice across technical, onsite and offsite SEO is expected

·       Excellent knowledge of onsite content optimisation

·       Thorough understanding of how Google crawls and indexes HTML and JavaScript

·       Willingness to utilise new technologies and techniques as well as staying informed of developments within the industry

·       Google Analytics experience to a highstandard 

·       Google Tag Manager experience to ahigh standard 

·       Knowledge of various tools including 

o  Google My Business 

o  Google Search Console 

o  Looker (Google Data Studio)

o  SEMrush 

o  Majestics SEO 

o  Ahrefs 

o  Screaming Frog 

o  AWR Cloud 

·       An understanding of other digital channels and the interplay between those channels and organic search.

·       Experience in International SEO and implementation of hreflang.

·       Strong technical SEO knowledge. 

·       An understanding of utilising Digital PR for offsite SEO 

·       Experience line managing staff 

·       Good verbal and written communication 

Desired Skills: 

·       Experience collating and analysing data from multiple sources to evaluate a client’s position in the market and develop informed strategies for growth

·       Confident public speaker who can build presentations and eloquently present back to senior client-side stakeholders

·       Comfortable with owning strategy and being the ‘go to’ for your base of clients

·       Able to build strong relationships with senior client stakeholders and demonstrate the value of the agency

·       Comfortable taking ownership of new business opportunities, supporting pitches and contributing to the growth of SEO revenue

 We offer:

·       Excellent competitive salary based on your experience

·       Up to 25 days leave with the opportunity to buy and sell through our holiday trading scheme

·       Pension scheme

·       Training and development

·       Online Doctor – appointment system

·       Eye care vouchers

·       Employee Assistance programme (EAP)

·       Perk box benefits account, including weeklycoffee, monthly cinema ticket and birthday box

·       Cycle to work scheme

·       Annual Flu vaccination

·       Annual team away days

·       Electric Vehicle scheme

We’re offering the opportunity to work flexibly, you choose where you want to work – at home or the office, whatever you feel comfortable with. We’re an equal opportunities employer who celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Us

We pioneer digital excellence with leading brands for transformative business growth, serving your customers incredible experiences that make their lives easier. A global family of digital experts, we nurture our people to be the best they can be for themselves, our clients and their customers.

We deliver unrivalled solutions so you can anticipate change, adapt at pace and deliver at scale, using our core pillars of Experience, Technology and Performance. We are famous for our work with The Open, Southampton FC, Roquette, Biffa, and Welsh Water. With offices across the UK and in Europe, we are an agency without borders, delivering digital solutions worldwide.

We believe in collectivism and the power of the individual to change the world. Both as a business and with our clients. Together we make the incredible every day. We encourage our people to be the best they can be, for themselves, for our clients and for the greater good. We turn your ambitions into tangible reality. We partner you along the journey but know the final destination belongs to you.

Our flexible working practices and supporting benefits enable our employees to flourish.  With hubs in the UK in Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff, London and Vilnius, Lithuania, most roles are no longer location-dependent and working from home is part of our new normal.  


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