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SEO Specialist
  • Location: London, UK
  • Posted: 28/04/2018

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced 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. The person for this role should be passionate about SEO, a self-learner who enjoys challenging the search engine, outranking competitors and has the drive to hit ambitious search growth targets!

As an SEO Specialist you will report to the Directors and work with all areas of the business in order to fulfil your role successfully. You will communicate directly with copywriters and liaise with other stakeholders in the company including designers, developers and client managers. You will also have a chance to 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.


  • Job Type: Full-time (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday)
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Salary: Competitive

Company Benefits:

  • Staff pension scheme
  • Private Health Insurance contribution
  • Gym membership contribution
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • 28 days + 8 bank holidays
  • Recruitment referral bonus
  • Staff parties and nights out
  • Complimentary daily fruit, breakfast cereals and tea & coffee

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
  • Daily management of monitoring and execution of SEO activities
  • 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
  • Understanding user-behaviour, customer journey, goals and identify issues to optimise conversion rate
  • Full understanding of the off-page activities. Execute outreach campaigns, win organic backlinks
  • Improve local SEO by exercising citation management
  • Understanding link building strategies, content sharing and article distribution techniques
  • Understanding domain metrics and analysing the quality of a domain
  • 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
  • Reporting monthly SEO activities and SERP positions to clients and managers
  • 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

You should also have:

  • Excellent verbal and writing skill in English
  • Strong knowledge of the digital marketing place and competitors
  • Experience in working with 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
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Extremely detail oriented and organised
  • Someone who is looking to be part of an expanding company, taking an active role in a new performance department and incentivised by results

Ideally, you should know

  • Understand the web from a technical side
  • Paid channels such as Adwords, Facebook & Bing
  • Influencer Marketing, Referral marketing and elements of growth hacking
  • CRM and project management systems

*This offer of employment is made subject to our receiving of satisfactory reference from your current/most recent employer.

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