SEO Manager (9 month fixed term contract)

  • Job Reference: 22001569_1499699214
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2017
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Digital Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 0 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SEO Manager, c. £50k pro-rata, 9 month FTC, Client side

I'm pleased to be supporting a Series C funded hyper growth brand who are located in the heart of Central London. They are looking to hire an SEO Manager on an initial 9 month fixed term contract basis. Candidates are required to have a well-rounded SEO background with a lean towards technical SEO. Due to this being a 9 month FTC role, we would ideally like to hear from SEO professionals who are immediately available or available with short notice periods.

Reporting into the CMO, as SEO Manager you will take on a varied role which will include managing an offshore direct report, 3rd party agency in the UK, on-going strategy at a global level, managing internal stakeholders (copywriters / content teams), and getting hands on ad hoc with campaigns. Ideally you will have a client side background, although pure agency backgrounds would also be considered.

Responsibilities include;
- Own and drive the SEO roadmap, both online and offline, and size and prioritize key opportunities for the business
- Be an advocate for the continued development of our SEO strategy, and have the confidence to drive any necessary change company-wide, in order to fulfil top level SEO objectives
- Serve as the SEO expert for the business, and offer SEO guidance on all major decisions
- Develop SEO-focused campaigns and execute all aspects (creative and technical), owning it end-to-end
- You will have excellent stake-holder management skills and will be a key influencer and internal cheerleader for SEO initiatives within the business, and advocate for SEO to be considered by all teams across the business
- Work with the social media and brand awareness managers to build partnerships with other websites, companies and bloggers
- Work with the Content team to drive link building and SEO-focused content
- Work with 3rd party agencies to produce creative content for marketing campaigns


Skills and background required include;
- Proven track record in a relevant SEO marketing position; excellent understanding of technical SEO
- Driven and ambitious - you're able to demonstrate drive and results, and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and execute your plans on the ground
- Proven background in understanding, tracking and improving leading indicators of SEO success
- Demonstrable background in managing through Google algorithm changes and their impact on SEO performance
- Highly analytical, ability to test data integrity, and link data back to customer behaviour
- Knowledge of HTML, Web Analytics packages and common industry SEO tools
- A good understanding of on-page SEO techniques
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong project management skills

As SEO Manager you will be rewarded with a generous base and benefits package. The office is located between Tottenham Court Road and Holborn tube stations.

Keen to learn more? Don't delay and apply now! Alternatively contact Alex Marriner, Practice Manager - Digital Marketing (Senior Appointments) at Bloc Digital on or call 01202 203 301 for a confidential discussion.

SEO Manager, c. £50k pro-rata, 9 month FTC, Client side

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