Technical SEO Manager

  • Job Reference: 22001567_1499945151
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2017
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 to £48,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Digital Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 0 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Technical SEO Manager, c. £45k+, Central London, Travel Brand

I'm pleased to be working with an established market leader within the Travel space who are looking at trebling the size of their SEO team. Due to this rapid growth, they are now seeking to hire a Technical SEO Manager at their Central London Head Office.

Working closely with the Head of SEO, as Technical SEO Manager you will manage 1 direct report (soon to grow) and have full autonomy over Technical SEO across the main UK and European sites. Ideally you will have a Web Design or Computing background in order to work closely with in-house development teams.

Candidates can come from either agency or client side backgrounds.

Key responsibilities include;
- Solving complex indexation and crawlability issues, giving recommendations to improve SEO performance.
- Giving detailed site architecture and URL structure recommendations using appropriate tools and techniques.
- Giving detailed recommendations concerning redirect strategies
- Recommend best practice on-page SEO improvements - markup, header tags, titles, internal links etc.
- Working on international SEO campaigns from planning to execution
- Set up best practice methods of working to ensure consistency and scale is achievable
- Using keyword research tools to optimise SEO-specific web pages.
- Monitor competitor performance in local search engines and feedback insights into the global marketing strategy
- Developing ways to track and monitor search performance in multiple search engines and regions
- Defining key metrics that drive SEO performance and translating these into meaningful objectives for the department

Background and skills required;
- Significant background using SEO tools such as Search Console, Google Analytics, Screaming Frog, Searchmeterics, SEMrush, Majestic, Kerboo etc.
- Strong understanding of international SEO and key ranking factors: TLDs / URL structure / geo targeting
- Able to demonstrate understanding on how SEO can impact business performance
- Strong understanding of mobile SEO and its key factors
- Showing a deep understanding of how search engines and web crawlers work including an ability to translate this into actionable SEO recommendations.
- Thorough technical understanding of website coding languages including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX with the ability to troubleshoot and identify errors that can affect SEO performance
- Prior background working with a CMS such as Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal or Umbraco etc.
- An understanding of HTTP status codes, redirects and site issues
- A strong understanding of ROI for SEO campaigns - prioritising quick wins that can drive the most value

As Technical SEO Manager you will be rewarded with a generous base and benefits package. The office is located close to Holborn tube station.

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.

Technical SEO Manager, c. £45k+, Central London, Travel Brand

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